Module One - Cold War - Post War
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  • 1. Module One
  • 2. Much of Europe and some of Japan was in ruins following WW II (8.a.1) Look at the pictures to understand what this means.
  • 3. Europe
  • 4. Dresden, Germany after WW II
  • 5. Damage to house in England from German bombs
  • 6. Damage to farming areas
  • 7. Japan
  • 8. Hiroshima
  • 9. Damage in Tokyo after a U.S. B-29 incendiary raid
  • 10. Soviet Forces Occupied most of Eastern and Central Europe AND the Eastern portion of Germany (8.a.1)
  • 11. Europe
  • 12. Germany
  • 13. GreenGreen = Supported By Western Allies (France, Great Britain, U.S.) Became Democratic and soon took over control of their own government from the Western Allies Red – Under control of Soviet Union: Had Communist government and were controlled by The Soviet Union
  • 14. “Eastern Bloc” = Soviet Control
  • 15. Did they have: Freedon of Speech?; Freedom of Religion?; Freedom of Assembly?; Economic Freedom”; Freedom of Career?;
  • 16. III. Marshall Plan
  • 17. U.S. felt it was in their best interests to rebuild Europe and prevent political and economic instability Marshall Plan (Which might make those countries turn to Soviets for help) (8.a.1, 8.a.2)
  • 18. Marshall PlanMarshall Plan
  • 19. The Marshall Plan (from its enactment, officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was the primary program, 1948–52, of the United States for rebuilding and creating a stronger economic foundation for the countries of Western Europe, and repelling the threat of internal communism after World War II. The reconstruction plan, developed at a meeting of the participating European states, was established on June 5, 1947. It offered the same aid to the USSR and its allies, but they did not accept it.
  • 20. Why would theWhy would the Soviet Union wantSoviet Union want to stop recovery into stop recovery in Europe?Europe? Did they have moreDid they have more than onethan one motivation?motivation?