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Canada in the Post-War World
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Social Studies
11th Grade
06/22/2015

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How did the cold war begin?
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When Canadians and Americans found out the Russia had been spying on North America trying to find out how to build the atomic bomb
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what were some smaller causes of the cold war?
Definition
different political systems, commitee on Un-American activities
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What was Nato?
Definition
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an alliance to protect western Europe from eastern Europe
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What countries did Nato Consist of?
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Britain, France, Canada, America, Netherlands etc.
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What was the warsaw pact?
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the alliace that was against allied nato
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what nations did the warsaw pact consist of?
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USSR, Romania, Eastern Germany, the baltic states etc.
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what was the berlin wall?
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a wall built by easter germany to sepparate the Warsaw pact from Nato. anyone who came near it would be shot on site
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What is the United Nations?
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an organization made up of several countries around the world that work to create peace world wide
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who has the largest peacekeeping mission in the world?
Definition
Canada
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why did the korean war start?
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Korea was divided between communist north korea supported by communist china and USSR and democratic south Korea supported by the US
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what was the result of the Korean war?
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it resulted in a ceasefire with no one gaining any ground
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what was the suez crisis?
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an issue between france and britain to which nation would controll the suez canal
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What did the UN do to solve this?
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Lester Pearson suggested that at peacekeeping mission should be sent over which was successful
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What was the cuban missle crisis?
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an issue where the USSR was going to place Nuclear missiles in Cuba which could cause major distruction in the United States
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what was the avro arrow?
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it was a plane project to fight against the USSR
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why was the avro arrow cancelled?
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Diefenbaker cancelled it claiming the next war will be fought with missiles, not planes
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what was Trudeau's Foreign Policy?
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Trudeau worked for peace with the USSR and the States and chose to remove nuclear missles from Canada's Nato Forces.
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La Francophonie
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an organization of french speaking states
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