International relations in post-WW2 were strained at best. Many countries were slowly swallowed by the USSR while others banded together for protection against the "Red Menace." This period marked the creation of the largest defensive alliances the world had ever seen. In addition, it also marked significant sociological and economic changes that are still around today.
|Truman Doctrine||Marshall Plan||Containment||Berlin Blockade||Berlin Wall|
|Sputnik||Detente||Hungarian uprising||"Prague Spring"||France's Fifth Republic|
|Suez Crisis||European Economic System||Perestroika||Glasnonst||Solidarity|
|Czech Republic||OPEC||Supply Side Economics||Irish Republican Army||Postmodernism|
|Existentialism||New World Order||Helsinki Accords||The Euro||Y2K|
|Khruschev||Yeltsin||Pope John Paul II||Jean Paul Sartre||Simone de Beauvoir|
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