Cold War

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Cold War

  1. 1. The Cold War
  2. 2. Cold War—the post World War II struggle for global power and influence waged between the United States and the Soviet Union, mostly on political and economic fronts rather than on the battlefields.
  3. 3. REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY DICTATORSHIP The United States The Soviet Union Categories GOVERNMENT
  4. 4. COMMUNISM CAPITALISM The United States The Soviet Union Categories ECONOMIC SYSTEM
  5. 5. AUGUST 29, 1949 JULY 16, 1945 The United States The Soviet Union Categories A-BOMB
  6. 6. WESTERN PART WAS DESTROYED ONLY PEARL HARBOR AFFECTED The United States The Soviet Union Categories CONDITION OF LAND POST WWII
  7. 7. DESTROYED FROM THE WAR BETTER BECAUSE OF THE WAR The United States The Soviet Union Categories ECONOMY
  8. 8. 200 MILLION 139 MILLION The United States The Soviet Union Categories PEOPLE
  9. 9. MORE…BUT MORE TO PROTECT LESS…BUT LESS TO PROTECT The United States The Soviet Union Categories LAND
  10. 10. LESS MORE The United States The Soviet Union Categories ALLIES
  11. 11. CLOSE TO FAR FROM The United States The Soviet Union Categories COLD WAR CONFLICTS
  12. 12. ADVANTAGE: ARMY ADVANTAGE: AIR FORCE, NAVY The United States The Soviet Union Categories ARMED FORCES
  13. 13. We must be prepared for all kinds of eventualities. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Unless Russia is faced with an iron fist and strong language another war is in the making.
  14. 14. The Strategy The establishment of a safe buffer zone of “friendly nations” (Communist) on the western border The effort to restrict Soviet expansion (George Kennan) Anti-appeasement Satellite nations Containment Who? Strategy Explanation United States Soviet Union
  15. 16. The Equipment I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. –Einstein The Atomic Bomb (A-Bomb) The Hydrogen Bomb (H-Bomb)

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