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Origins of the Cold War


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Origins of the Cold War

  1. 1. The Cold War 10 th Grade U.S. History 1
  2. 2. Origins of the Cold War <ul><li>Learning Targets:
  3. 3. Explain how the Cold War and related conflicts influenced United States foreign policy after 1945 with emphasis on </li><ul><li>The Marshall Plan
  4. 4. Communist containment including the Truman doctrine, Berlin Blockade and Cuban Missile Crisis </li></ul></ul>What do you remember about the Cold War?!
  5. 5. Events in Foreign Diplomacy <ul><li>Iron Curtain?
  6. 6. Communism vs. Capitalism.....containment?
  7. 7. The atomic bomb-how did this instigate the Cold War?
  8. 8. What happened after WWII in Europe? </li></ul><ul><li>The Marshall Plan </li><ul><li>Gave billions of dollars to European countries to rebuild after WWII
  9. 9. Why did this upset the Soviet Union? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. U.S. Policy <ul><li>Stop the spread of communism
  11. 11. Truman Doctrine </li><ul><li>The U.S. Would help nations resisting communism
  12. 12. Policy first applied in Greece </li></ul></ul>Double-click to add graphics
  13. 13. Berlin Blockade <ul><li>The Soviets closed off the city of Berlin
  14. 14. The U.S., France, and G.B. Flew supplies into the city
  15. 15. Soviets lifted the ban, many people escaped via Berlin </li></ul>