North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Warsaw Pact

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Updated on Feb 4, 2012

International Organizations

Since the Communist and non-Communist members of the United Nations were mutually hostile and distrustful, many heads of state felt that they would do well to form smaller international unions for their mutual protection. Two such organizations were formed; the members agreed that if any nation in the group were attacked, all the others would come to its defense.

US History Post World War II Nato Warsaw Pact Countries

Practice questions for these concepts can be found at:

The United States in the Post World War II Era Practice Test

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