Causes of the cold war - Space and Arms races

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What ideology and political system was the USA? What did they want for post WW2 Germany?
Capitalist, democracy. They wanted Germany to recover, so they could be a trading partner
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What ideology and political system was the USSR?What did they want for post WW2 Germany?
Communist, Dictatorship. They wanted a weak Germany (so it wasn't a threat), and to get reparations for WW2
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SPACE RACE When did the USSR launch Sputnik 1 and 2?(first satellites)
1 launched Oct 1957, 2 launched Nov 1957 (carrying a dog)
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SPACE RACE When did the USA launch Explorer 1? (the USA's first satellite)
Jan 31st 1958
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SPACE RACE When was NASA formed?
1958
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SPACE RACE When did the USA launch Luna 1, what was it?
The first man-made object to orbit the earth, launched Jan 2nd 1959
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SPACE RACE When did the USA launch the first successful weather satellite?
1960
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SPACE RACE When did the USSR send the first man to space? Who was he?
Yury Gagurin went to space April 12th, 1961
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SPACE RACE When did the USSR send the first woman to space?
1963, Valentina Tereshkova went to space
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SPACE RACE When did the USA send the first men to the moon? Who were they?
July 20th 1969, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first men tot land on the moon
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ARMS RACE When did the USA and USSR develop Hydrogen bombs?
USA-1952, USSR-1953
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ARMS RACE When did the USA and USSR first test ICMB'S (inter continental ballistic missiles)
USSR-1957, USA-1958
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ARMS RACE What is 'over-kill' and when did it happen?
Over-kill, in 1960, was when there were enough nuclear weapons to destroy earth.
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ARMS RACE What is the R7, and when did the USSR develop it?
It was a missile that could launch Sputnik into space, developed in Oct 1957 (meant USSR could have nuclear weapons in space)
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ARMS RACE When did the USA develop Atlas A?
Dec 1957, USA develop Atlas A satellite that can be fitted with a nuclear war head
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ARMS RACE When did the USSR develop the Tsar Bomba?
1961, USSR launch the 'Tsar Bomba', biggest nuclear weapon yet
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ARMS RACE When did the 'Nuclear Test Ban' treaty happen, and what was it?
1963,USA and USSR signed the treaty saying they weren't allowed to test nuclear weapons in the air, water or on land
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