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A world divided l1

  1. 1. A World Divided… WHY? The seeds of conflict (1) An introduction to the Unit 3 superpower relations 1944-90. What differences in ideology were there between capitalism and communism?
  2. 2. Lenin’s view What was Lenin’s vision? How would he achieve it? Why would the West be concerned? How could this vision lead to the Cold War? Use Source A and the definition box pg 2 to come up with responses.
  3. 3. What differences were there between capitalism and communism? Considerations; Belief on the masses – the working classes Main principles of communism Main principles of Western democracies Capitalism versus socialism/ communism Use the above considerations to explain the USSR and West (USA) basic ideological principles. USSR The West
  4. 4. A closer look at ideology – economic differences <ul><li>What are the main economic differences between Communism and Capitalism? </li></ul><ul><li>How would wealth , status and power be affected by communist values and principles? </li></ul><ul><li>Who gains most under the ; </li></ul><ul><li>Communist economic system </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalist economic system </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think the West was so concerned by the communist economic model? </li></ul>Nationalisation Business Capitalist beliefs Communist beliefs
  5. 5. A closer look at ideology – political differences <ul><li>What is the main positive of the ; </li></ul><ul><li>communist political system? </li></ul><ul><li>The capitalist political system? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you feel each side most disliked about each others system? </li></ul>benefits functions structure Communist System West – Liberal Democracy
  6. 6. A closer look at ideology – international relations <ul><li>How could these differencing international views result in conflict? </li></ul><ul><li>On what grounds would the West challenge the Communist world view? </li></ul><ul><li>How would the communists defend it? </li></ul>Comitern: Means Aims: Capitalism Communism
  7. 7. Task <ul><li>Carry out the skills builder task on page 5. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the information from pg 5 and 6 to help you to do this effectively. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Plenary How could Communism be seen as a threat to these American freedoms? Worship want Speech fear
  9. 9. Homework <ul><li>How important were the ideological differences between communism and capitalism in creating tension between the East and West from 1917 onwards? </li></ul>

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