Chapter 12 lesson 1 Aaliyah

1.)iron curtain:symbolic division between east and west in Europe during the Cold War.

2.)containment:policy of holding back or stopping communism.

3.)airlift:delivery of supplies by airplanes.

4.)Cold War:a war in which two enemies do not fight in combat but instead compete and conflict.

5.)subversives:attempts to overthrow or undermine a government by working secretly within that government.


7.)perjury:the crime of lying under oath

8.)censure:to formally criticise

9.)in 1950 republican senator Joseph McCarthy of wisconsin led the hunt for communists.

10.)many Americans came to view MCarthy as a bully with little basis for his accusations.

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