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Cold War Review Questions Part 1 Answer the following questions using Sections 1-4 of Chapter 17 of your textbook. You must use complete sentences. All answers must be handwritten and 100% in your own words. 1. What was the purpose of forming the United Nations? 2. What was the “iron curtain” that Winston Churchill described? 3. What was the goal of the Marshall Plan? 4. What factors help to explain why the United States and the Soviet Union became rivals instead of allies? 5. Who did the superpowers support in the Chinese Civil War? 6. What were the results of Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution? 7. What role did the policy of containment play in the involvement of the United States in wars in Korea and Vietnam? 8. In what ways were the causes and effects of the wars in Korea and Vietnam similar? 9. How was the Cuban Missile Crisis resolved? 10. Why did the Soviet Union invade Afghanistan? Cold War Review Questions Part 2 Answer the following questions using Section 5 of Chapter 17 and Section 3 of Chapter 19 of your textbook. You must use complete sentences. All answers must be handwritten and 100% in your own words. 1. What two Cold War events do you think had the greatest impact on the US decision to pursue detente? 2. What effects did destalinization have on Soviet satellite countries? 3. Why was the policy of brinkmanship replaced? 4. How did Gorbachev’s reforms help to move the Soviet Union toward democracy? 5. What were glasnost and perestroika? 6. In what ways were the policies of Gorbachev, Yeltsin, and Putin similar?