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Background to the Cold War


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Cold War

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Background to the Cold War

  1. 1. Song Two Step Dave Matthews Band
  2. 12. Russian Civil War Western countries intervene to help the Whites
  3. 16. Who are these two people in the picture? Do they look like friends?
  4. 17. WWII: Hitler and Stalin in an alliance Hitler breaks alliance and turns against Stalin Uneasy peace between U.S.S.R. and U.S. Origins of the Cold War
  5. 22. German Onslaught
  6. 24. A Pragmatic Alliance
  7. 25. <ul><li>A common enemy: Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual Distrust </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations </li></ul>A Pragmatic Alliance
  8. 27. Conflict in Postwar Europe <ul><li>Two superpowers emerge at the end of the war </li></ul><ul><li>Europe is divided: Americans facilitate transition in West, Soviets in East </li></ul>
  9. 28. The Truman Doctrine
  10. 29. Communist Sphere of Influence Capitalist Sphere of Influence Containment : Policy of blocking Soviet influence and stopping the expansion of communism.
  11. 30. Cold War Background
  12. 32. Cold War Background Cold War United Nations Iron Curtain Containment Truman Doctrine Marshall Plan Berlin Airlift Yalta Conference NATO Warsaw Pact
  13. 33. Three Options 1. Trading Cards 2. Cornell Notes 3. Outline
  14. 36. Three Options 1. Trading Cards 2. Cornell Notes 3. Outline