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Chapter 13 Cold War Origins Practice

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Stalin kept his promise to hold elections in occupied Eastern Europe.
 

 2. 

The iron curtain divided the United States into the East and the West.
 

 3. 

United States attempts to "contain" Soviet expansion is known as the policy of containment.
 

 4. 

The cold war was named after its biggest battle in Iceland.
 

 5. 

NATO was established in April 1949.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Who was not present at Yalta?
a.
Joseph Stalin
c.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
b.
Harry S. Truman
d.
Winston Churchill
 

 7. 

One of Harry S. Truman's first decisions as president was to go ahead with the meeting to form the
a.
Yalta agreement.
c.
United Nations.
b.
Marshall Plan.
d.
League of Nations.
 

 8. 

Which of these was a program of economic aid for Europe?
a.
United Nations
c.
Truman Doctrine
b.
Roosevelt Plan
d.
Marshall Plan
 

 9. 

What two countries were in a cold war?
a.
Soviet Union and Great Britain
c.
United States and Soviet Union
b.
Great Britain and Germany
d.
United States and Germany
 

 10. 

What region did both Jews and Arabs claim?
a.
Israel
c.
Berlin
b.
Palestine
d.
Pakistan
 

Matching
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
“Big Three”
d.
Yalta
b.
Warsaw Pact
e.
proposed containment
c.
led to Berlin airlift
 

 11. 

Soviet port on the Black Sea
 

 12. 

Allied leaders
 

 13. 

George F. Kennan
 

 14. 

Berlin blockade
 

 15. 

opposed NATO
 

Short Answer
 

 16. 

What was the policy of containment?
 

 17. 

What was the purpose of the Yalta Conference?
 

 18. 

What happened as a result of the Berlin Blockade?
 

 19. 

What was the hope for the United Nations?
 

 20. 

Was the creation of the state of Israel a smooth transition?
 



 
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