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Peace And War; International Relation 1943-1991

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What is a 'Cold War'?
A state of political hostility between counrties, characterized by threats, propoganda and other measures short of open warfare
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Who were the Superpowers previous to WW2?
Before WW2 there were several 'Great Powers' including Britain, France, Germany, The USA, Japan and the Soviet Union.
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What happened post WW2 to the Great Powers?
Germany and Japan were defeated (seriously weakened). France had been defeated (lost status of 'Great Power'). Britain was victorious but almost bankrupt. USA and Soviet Union, stronger than ever!
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Describe one feature of the Cold War. (2 Marks)
POINT:- One feature of the Cold War was the propoganda used by both sides. EXPLANATION:- They used the media to give the worst possible image of the other side and influence public opinion.
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What is a 'Civil War'?
A conflict fought between two sides, within the same country.
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What does 'CIA' stand for?
Centeral Intelligence Agency
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What is meant by 'Conventional weapons'?
Non-nuclear weapons
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What is meant by 'Satellite States'?
Countries under the domination of a foreign power.
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