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The cold war was between ______ and ______

United states and The Soviet Union.

What were the results of the Cold War?

There were mutual suspicious, heightened tensions and a series of international incidents that brought the two countries to the brink of distraction

During world war II, the United States and the Soviet Union fought as allies against _______

Axis Powers

Why did the Soviet Union resent the United States?

The Soviet Union resented the U.S for refusal to treat the USSR as a legitimate part of the international community. Also the U.S delay to enter the war that led to the death of millions of Russians

Why did the United States have a tense relationship with the Soviet Union?

The United States was concerned about Joseph Stalin's tyrannical, blood thirsty leadership. Also postwar USSR expansionism in Eastern Europe made the U.S fearful of Russian plans to control the world

After World War II ended, the American officials decided that the best defense against the USSR was ______

Containment

What is the arms race?

This was the tie during which both the United States and USSR developed atomic weapons

What king of bombs did the United States build?

The United States build atomic bombs and hydrogen bombs or "Superbombs"

Who was the American president during this time?

Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan

In 1957 the USSR launched a satellite called _____

sputnik Russian for "traveler". Sputnik was the first man made object to be placed on the Earth's Orbit

In 1958 the U.S launched its own satellite called ____

Explorer 1

_______ signed a public order to create NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

President Dwight Eisenhower

________ was the first American man in space

Alan Shepard

________ was the first man to set foot on the moon on July 20th 1969

Neil Armstrong using NASA's Apollo 11 mission