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Yalta Conference

  1. 1. By: George Harchack Brandt Baer
  2. 2. <ul><li>Set in Crimea, Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to discuss “Summit Diplomacy” </li></ul><ul><li>February 4-11, 1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Some ideas adopted from an earlier conference in Casablanca. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>President Franklin Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>British Prime Minister Winston Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt was replaced by Harry S. Truman </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Result of Germany after the war </li></ul><ul><li>Ending the Japanese conflict in the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Different ideas for post-war Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of the United Nations </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Needed to push Germans out of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet assistance in the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a new peace organization </li></ul><ul><li>End the Nazi and Fascist threats </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The United States asked the Soviet Union for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Stalin was asked to join the United Nations </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Demanded the surrender of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>China and France were requested to join the founding of the United Nations </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>The USSR agreed to assist in the Pacific in exchange for the Kuril Islands and territory in Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted Port Arthur to be restored to a Russian naval base </li></ul><ul><li>Manchurian railroads were to be under Soviet-Chinese administration </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Allies agreed to enforce the unconditional surrender of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Requested that Port Dalian be internationalized </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>World Order </li></ul><ul><li>Global Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Global Security </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Originally there were only a few member states </li></ul><ul><li>Consisted of the three Allied superpowers </li></ul><ul><li>Soon after its creation, France, China, Turkey, and a few other supporting nations were asked to join </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Called for the disarmament of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Ended the Nazi and fascist parties by the creation of democracies </li></ul><ul><li>A Soviet sphere of influence was meant to be created in Eastern Europe for the purpose of protection </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>The formation of the United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Germany – 4 Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Beginnings of the Cold War </li></ul><ul><li>Franklin Roosevelt died shortly after the meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Germany was forced to pay reparations </li></ul><ul><li>France was given a specified zone within Germany </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>&quot;The Yalta Conference of 1945.&quot; Crimea — Tourism, Photos, News & History on Perekop.net. Web. 31 Mar. 2011. <http://www.perekop.net/the-yalta-conference-of-1945/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Yalta Conference.&quot; United States History. Web. 31 Mar. 2011. <http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h2072.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Buhite, Russell D. &quot;Yalta Conference — Infoplease.com.&quot; Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. — Infoplease.com. 2007. Web. 31 Mar. 2011. <http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0852937.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Modern History Sourcebook: The Yalta Conference, Feb. 1945.&quot; Fordham. 1997. Web. 01 Apr. 2011. <http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1945YALTA.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hickman, Kennedy. &quot;Yalta Conference - World War II Yalta Conference.&quot; Military History - Warfare through the Ages - Battles and Conflicts - Weapons of War - Military Leaders in History. Web. 01 Apr. 2011. <http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwarii/p/yalta.htm>. </li></ul>

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