Cold War History Quiz

How well do you know the Cold War?

  1. Which attempted intervention in Cuba made John F. Kennedy look weak to the Soviets?

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  2. Who wrote the Long Telegram?

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  3. Which president believed in a strong nuclear arsenal for American defense?  The term for this type of defense was "mutual assured destruction," which ironically enough spells out "mad."

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  4. In the name of stopping communism,which nation did America NOT intervene in before 1970?

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  5. Who gave the famous "Iron Curtain" speech?

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