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Truman day6

  1. 1. Truman Foreign Policy “Let’s Keep Score”1. UN Established June 26, 1945 (Tie) Agreed to at Yalta in February 1945 w/big 3… April 1945, 50 Nations met in San Francisco HQ in New York Permanent Members-US, UK, China, USSR, France2. US Drops Atomic Bombs (Win) Hiroshima August 6th Nagasaki August 9th
  2. 2. 3. German Occupation (Tie)Potsdam Conference- splits Germany into 4 Occupation Zones US, UK, France (West Germany) USSR (East GermanyAlso Split Berlin (4 Zones)Promised to crush NAZI party Nuremberg Trials- sentenced 11 to death
  3. 3. 4. Japanese Occupation (Win) Only US controlled the rebuilding of Japan Did not want to split Japan like Germany Create a Democratic government Supreme Commander Douglas MacArthur He wrote the constitution Not militaristic! No more weapons/army
  4. 4. 5. Eastern Europe (Loss)Right after the war, Stalin takes the Baltic States  Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaStalin’s Promise of Free Elections in Eastern Europe  Went back on promises at YaltaIron Curtain Speech- Winston Churchill, Missouri“An iron curtain has descended across Europe…”

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