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Capitalism
an economic and political system where there is private investment and ownership by an individual or corporation
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The Cold War
The era of hostility between USSR and USA from 1945 -1991 characterised by propaganda, espionage and rivalry
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Communism
An economic and political system where everything os owned by thestate and distributed equally
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Domino Theory
A theory of US President Eisenhower. If one Asian country became communist then others would follow
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Viet Cong
communist force in Vietnam using guerilla warfare
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Conscription
compulsory army recruitment to fight a war
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Petrov affair
Defection of Vladimir Petrov from The Soviet Embassy in Canberra with information of Soviet spying in Australia which caused a sensation
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Forward Defence
Australia's strategy against threat from Asia. Australian troops sent overseas to prevent war reaching Australia
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Reasons for Ausralias involvement in Vietnam
Cold War Alliances Threat of the spread of communism Fear of invasion from Indonesia Member of the UN Forward Defence
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The era of hostility between USSR and USA from 1945 -1991 characterised by propaganda, espionage and rivalry

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The Cold War

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An economic and political system where everything os owned by thestate and distributed equally

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A theory of US President Eisenhower. If one Asian country became communist then others would follow

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communist force in Vietnam using guerilla warfare

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