THE COLD WAR DEFINED“‘Often Cold War A state of political tension and military rivalrybetween nations that stops short of full-scale war.’ The cold war we are studying about is between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.
YALTA AND POTSDAM The Yalta and Potsdam conferences were time when the bigthree’ (Stalin,Churchill, and Roosevelt) would gather together and talk about what they would do about Germany. Both meetings took place in 1945.
THE TRUMAN DOCTRINE The truman doctrine offered support to all countries that declined communism, attempting to contain it, and end it. TheTruman Doctrine also consisted of the Marshall Plan, which was money that was offered to all European countries for rebuilding. The Soviets declined the capitalist’ money.
THE BERLIN WALL 1961 The berlin wall was put up in order to keep East and West Berlin separate. The Berlin Aircraft was a special trip made todrop off food and supplies to East Berlin that was terribly poor and staving. The Iron Curtain was a political wall between the Democratic and commune society.
MAO ZEDONG He was a Communist ruler of China who introduced the “Great Leap Forward” the Chinese form of Communism at the time. The Great Leap Forward was mass mobilisation of labour to improveagricultural and industrial production. He also created the “Cultural Revolution” in 1966 which aimed to ‘cleanse’ of impure elements and established to revive the revolutionary spirits?
SPACE/ ARMS RACEAfter the cold war the US. and the USSR were at competition- in EVERYTHING. The space race was a race for ﬁrst country to “claim” space. The Nuclear Arms race was between the US. and the USSR. It was when both countries built up there nuclear weapons and threatened one another..
KOREAN WAR The Korean war in 1950-1953 and was foughtbetween the US. North and South Korea. This war left Korea economically and socially damaged from the rest of the world.The 38th Parallel marked thevery beginning of the Korean war.
VIETNAM The Vietnam War was fought between North and South Vietnam.Containment took a major roll inthe Vietnam War. The Us. enteredand fought because of their quest to contain North Vietnam. North Vietnam - COMMUNISTS-China & Russia South Vietnam - NON-COMMUNISTS-U.S., France & Allies
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