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The BasicsWho What When Where WhyUnited War of 1945- First in SovietStates ideas. 1991 Eastern Union and Each Europe- wantedSoviet country but it security (Communism)Union tried to spread The US outdo through wanted each the freedom other in World for all. many areas
Eastern Europe United States Soviet UnionLiberated nations-self NO!!!!! determination
Marshall Plan Meanwhile, Europe So the US is in a mess— committed 25 politically, socially million dollars to and economically. the rebuilding of The US said ― a Western Europe— healthy Europe is the Soviets would good for the US‖. not allow Eastern Why? Europe to rebuild.
Arms Race United States Soviet Union Build up army and Build up army andweapons to compete weapons to competewith the Soviet Union with the USBoth sides viewed the building up of an army andweapons as a way to keep the world safe so they would be ready if their country was attacked
China turns to Communism After WWII China resumed its Civil War between communist forces led by Mao Zedong and Nationalists led by Chiang Kai-shek. The US sent money to Chiang kai-shek to prevent the spread of Communism. But in the end the Communist prevailed and China became a communist country.
Cuban Missile Crisis United States Soviet Union Worried that the Put missiles in Cubamissiles in Cuba weregoing to be used on the US Soviets agreed to dismantle the missiles after much negotiations and the US agreed to dismantle some of their missiles in Turkey
Leaders United States Soviet Union Ronald Reagan – Mikhail Gorbachev-called Soviets an ―evil Soviet leader who empire‖. Negotiated altered policies tonuclear arms treaties allow private and used economic ownership and more policies to bring democratic policies about the end of communism
Detente A relaxation of tensions between both countries brought on by a new leader in the Soviet Union and an agreement to limit the nuclear weapons United States Soviet UnionViewed as an act of Invaded Afghanistan expansion of and brought an end communism to peace
Treaties-S.trategic A.rms L.imitation T.alksSalt Negotiations Intermediate Long Range Nuclear Forces TreatyReduce nuclear Eliminated nuclear proliferation and conventional ground launched ballistic and cruise missiles
End of the Cold War Soviet Leader Gorbachev sought to preserve Communism but established some reforms: Glasnost: ―openness‖-more freedoms were allowed Perestroika: economic ―restructuring‖ New Direction in Foreign Policy- Eastern Countries were permitted to hold free democratic elections
End of the Cold WarRebellions began to overthrow communist regimes. Germany was unified and the Soviet Union dissolved.