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    • The Cold War DAY 1
    • The Allies form the United Nations
      • A. United Nations (UN) has 2 parts
        • 1. General Assembly
          • Purpose: Countries talk about the issues
          • Each country has a representative
        • 2. Security Council
          • Purpose: Responsible for military
          • 15 countries serve
          • 10 serve a 2 year term – 5 are permanent
    • The Allies form the United Nations
      • B. Value of UN
        • Worked to keep peace between countries
        • Allowed countries to talk about issues
      • C. Problems with UN
      • 1. if permanent member vetoed an action =
      • no military action
      • 2. rivalry prevented action (ex: US & SU)
      • 3. newer, smaller countries joined together
      • D. Recreated homeland for Jews = Israel
    • Hi. I’m Walter Lippman. I coined the word “ Cold War” A Cold War is a conflict between two countries in which they don’t fight each other directly.
    • So, you may be asking: Well, Walter, what do they do then?
      • In a Cold War, countries:
      • Form military alliances
      • Conduct an arms race
      • Support opposing sides in other country’s civil wars
    • And now, you’re asking: How could this have started Walter? There are two MAIN underlying factors that contributed to the Cold War…. And four CONTRIBUTING factors that further instigated matters.
    • There MAIN causes are ones that arose between 1920 and 1944. The CONTRIBUTING factors are ones that took place between 1944 and continued through the 1950s.
    • 1 st MAIN Reason the Cold War Began
    • The Yalta Conference Decisions Effects Domination over all of Eastern Europe West Germany & East Germany are formed Conflicts in Korea & Vietnam arise Conflicts over China’s membership Soviet Union takes control of the Baltics Germany is divided into 4 sections SU to enter the war against Japan United Nations is formed
    • 2 nd MAIN Reason the Cold War Began
    • 2 nd MAIN Reason the Cold War Began
    • Differences between Democracy and Communism
      • Socialist
      • Gov’t owns all
      • No private property
      • No competition
      • Capitalist
      • Gov’t regulates
      • some but…
      • Private property
      • Competition
      Seizes power No alternatives Elected by ppl Alternatives No civil rights Strict control Civil rights Communism Democracy Economic System How leaders come into power Rights given to people