Check Your Understanding Questions
Why did the United States create the Marshall Plan?
What strategies did the United States use against the Soviet Union during the Cold War?
What was the result of the First Indochina War?
Why did the United States become involved in the wars in Indochina?
What immediate effect did the founding of Israel have on Egypt?
Why did both the Soviet Union and the United States want Indonesia as an ally?
Why did the Soviet Union intervene in Eastern European countries in the 1950s and 1960s?
How did Khrushchev’s de-Stalinization efforts affect Soviet relations with China?
What was the government’s response to popular protests in Poland in the 1980s?
What was the cause of the Tiananmen Square protests?