Cold War Terminology

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Accelerated Pacification Campaign 1968
The expansion of government control over 1,200 villages previously controlled by the Viet Cong using a 90 day clear and hold strategy
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Bamboo Curtain
The Asian 'iron curtain' that separates communist Asia from capitalist Asia
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Collective Security
Uniting many countries to stop another from attacking them
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Agrovilles
Fortified villages used in the Strategic Hamlets Programme 1962
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KWP
Korean Worker's Party- founded by Kim Il Sung (communist)
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Madman Theory
Nixon's policy of pressuring Vietnam by threat of nuclear war
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Mao Zedong
CCP leader
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Rollback
To actively push communism out of a country
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SALT 1972
Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty 1969-1972 under Nixon
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William Colby
Controller of the Accelerated Pacification Campaign 1968
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Vietnamisation
Nixon's 1969 policy of shifting responsibility of warfare onto the ARVN by training them
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Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
Humiliation for JFK as Cuban nuclear bases were found. He attempted to block them but failed as they demanded he deconstruct USA bases in Turkey. A US plane was shot down and Kennedy agreed to dismantle Turkey if Cuba complied.
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NATO 1949
Set up under Truman North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 1949
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Truman Doctrine
Anti-Communist American policy 1947
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USSR bomb 1955
Continuum of the arms race 1955 USSR successfully tested their atomic bomb
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McCarthyism
Paranoia that the US government containted Communists
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Dollar Imperialism
The belief that the USA were using Marshall Aid to create a sphere of influence
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Defensive Perimeter Strategy 1949
Set up by Dean Acheson under Truman, protected trade routes and smaller model states from communism (Philippines, Taiwan, Japan)
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George Kennan
'Father of Containment' - Kennan's Long Telegram in 1946
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Marshall Aid 1948
Gave aid to corrupt countries such as Greece and Turkey in order to prevent the Domino Theory
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