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  • APUSH Chapter 35

    Joseph Stalin Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953) Benito Mussolini Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia (1935), joined Germany in the Axis pact (1936), and allied Italy with Germany in… View Article

  • APUSH Chapter 34 ID Terms

    Good Neighbor Policy Franklin D. Roosevelt policy in which the U.S. pledged that the U.S. would no longer intervene in the internal affairs of Latin American countries. This reversed Teddy Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy. Joseph Stalin 1879-1953, Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created… View Article

  • An Iron Curtain

    After World War II, Stalin said that the Soviet Union needed a "buffer zone" to protect it from attack. This idea resulted in the USSR expanding its control into Eastern Europe. During the Cold War, how were the policy of containment and the domino theory related? The US worried that… View Article

  • An Iron Curtain

    The United States' policy of containment after World War II was intended to prevent communism from spreading beyond the Soviet Union. Under the Truman Doctrine, the United States became committed to helping countries that were fighting a communist takeover. During the Cold War, how were the policy of containment and… View Article

  • Americans at War

    Winston Churchill's reaction to the 1938 Munich Agreement was to warn Neville Chamberlain that war was inevitable. Japanese aggression toward China and Russia in the 1930s is most closely related to the concept of Lebensraum. At the time of Hitler's 1939 invasion of Poland, the US had a policy of… View Article

  • American History Chapter 16 Guided Readings

    Joseph Stalin Nation: Soviet Union Political Movements/Beliefs: focused on creating a model communist state. Totalitarian government. Aggressive actions taken: massive campaigns to collectivize agriculture and to industrialize the nation, the great purge; police state; killed 8 million Benito Mussolini Nation: Italy Political Movements/Beliefs: Facism, extreme nationalism, militaristic expansion, strong centralized… View Article