How did the Cold War develop?

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Since when had there been a civil war in China?
1920s
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Who were forced to face the communists?
Nationalists
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At the end of WW2 (when) the defeat of Japan left China what?
1945, without any control
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This enabled the communists to take over and by what year had they pushed the nationalists out?
1949
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How did the communists manage to grasp hold of the nation?
By addressing the needs of the people
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With China now in communist control, the Americans feared it would spread which led to what country next to have communist spread?
Korea
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Attempts to unite the peninsula failed when?
The north invaded the south
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North Korea was under the regime of who and who?
Beijing and Moscow
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Who had been part of the French Indochina during WW2?
Vietnam
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After what year the French tried to gain control?
1945
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America feared if France didn't take control, who would?
Communists
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In what year did America develop the most powerful what bomb?
1952, Hydrogen
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Between what year period saw America as being the only country with what?
1945-9
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During the early (what decade) there was a mass of hysteria in America caused by?
1950s, failure of US to meet USSR
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Republican congressman (who) thrived on this fear which was later labelled?
McCarthy, McCarthyism
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What did McCarthy do to enhance this hysteria?
Claimed government officials were secretly communist
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However, laywer (who) proved him wrong but the hysteria what?
Joseph Welch, remained
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This led to a tougher what and proceeded the what document?
Foreign policy, NSC-68
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