Roots of the Cold War Ch 12, Less. 1

The Allie divided Germany into four zones: the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and France.

Iron curtain: symbolic division between East and West in Europe during the Cold War

"When they told me of Roosevelt's Death, I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planes had fallen on me." -Harry S. Truman

Containment: policy of holding back or stopping communism

Airlift: delivery of supplies by air plane

Cold War: a war in which two enemies do not fight in combat but instead compete and conflict in other ways

Subversion: attempts to overthrow or undermine a government by working secretly within that government

Espionage: spying

Perjury: the crime of lying under oath

In December 1954, the Senate voted to censure Senator Joe McCarthy for "conduct unbecoming a senator."

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