Cold War at Its Height
|What was the name of the theory that said that if one country in a region fell to Communism, others would surely follow?||domino theory|
|The two superpowers that opposed each other during the Cold War were the United States and||the Soviet Union.|
|The line graph shows US defense spending from 1946 to 1968. What happened to US defense spending from 1946 to 1948?||It dropped by approximately $30,000 million.|
|Which Cold War event happened last?||The Vietnam War ends.|
|Which country launched the first satellite into outer space?||the Soviet Union|
|Tensions rose as the two opposing superpowers competed for||weapons.|
|The arms race meant that once the United States built hydrogen bombs,||the Soviet Union built them too.|
|In what way did the political situation in Vietnam resemble that of Korea in the 1950s?||Both Vietnam and Korea were divided into a Communist North and a non-Communist South.|
|The closest the world came to war during the Cold War was when the Soviet Union placed missiles on the Caribbean island of||Cuba.|
|Which of the following resulted from the Vietnam War? Select all that apply.||Vietnam is united under a Communist government.|
Support for the containment of Communism lessens.
Anti-government feelings spread in the United States.
Communism spreads to Laos and Cambodia.