Module One
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.
Europe
Dresden, Germany after WW II
Damage to house in England from German bombs
Damage to farming areas
Japan
Hiroshima
Damage in Tokyo after a
U.S. B-29 incendiary raid
Soviet Forces Occupied most of Eastern and Central Europe
AND the Eastern portion of Germany
(8.a.1)
Europe
Germany
GreenGreen = Supported By
Western Allies
(France, Great Britain,
U.S.)
Became Democratic and
soon took over control
of the...
“Eastern Bloc” = Soviet Control
Did they have: Freedon of Speech?; Freedom of Religion?; Freedom of Assembly?;
Economic Freedom”; Freedom of Career?;
III. Marshall Plan
U.S. felt it was in their best interests to rebuild Europe and
prevent political and economic instability
Marshall Plan
(W...
Marshall PlanMarshall Plan
The Marshall Plan (from its enactment, officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was
the primary program, 1948–52, of...
Why would theWhy would the
Soviet Union wantSoviet Union want
to stop recovery into stop recovery in
Europe?Europe?
Did th...
Module One - Cold War - Post War
Module One - Cold War - Post War
Module One - Cold War - Post War
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  • Module One - Cold War - Post War

    1. 1. Module One
    2. 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. 3. Europe
    4. 4. Dresden, Germany after WW II
    5. 5. Damage to house in England from German bombs
    6. 6. Damage to farming areas
    7. 7. Japan
    8. 8. Hiroshima
    9. 9. Damage in Tokyo after a U.S. B-29 incendiary raid
    10. 10. Soviet Forces Occupied most of Eastern and Central Europe AND the Eastern portion of Germany (8.a.1)
    11. 11. Europe
    12. 12. Germany
    13. 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. 14. “Eastern Bloc” = Soviet Control
    15. 15. Did they have: Freedon of Speech?; Freedom of Religion?; Freedom of Assembly?; Economic Freedom”; Freedom of Career?;
    16. 16. III. Marshall Plan
    17. 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. 18. Marshall PlanMarshall Plan
    19. 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. 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?

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