glossary of terms; The Cold war

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Appeasement
Policy by which countries give in to the demands of dictators to avoid war breaking out
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Baltic States
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
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Buffer Zone
The Eastern European communist countries which separated the USSR from the capital west
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Eastern Bloc(k)
The communist East and Capatilist West
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NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. A military alliance between USA and the western countries
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Satellite Country or State
Country under the influence of one of the superpowers
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Soviet Satellites
Eastern European countries controlled by USSR
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SEATO
South East Asia Treaty Organisation. A military alliance between the USA allies and the South East Asian capitalist countries
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USSR
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (also known as the Soviet Union, or generally, Russia)
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Warsaw Pact
A military alliance between the USSR and the Eastern European countries formed in 1955 in response to NATO
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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

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The Eastern European communist countries which separated the USSR from the capital west

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The communist East and Capatilist West

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. A military alliance between USA and the western countries

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