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Miriam Schechter

How did the Cold War Develop?
1943-56
The Origins of the cold war
The Cold War was a period in superpower relations between 1945 and 1991 when there was
deep mistrust between the major capitalist (USA) country and the major communist (USSR)
country. The hostility never expressed itself…

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· Stalin's desire to increase Soviet sphere of influence in the countries occupied by the USSR at
the end of WW2, so to have a buffer zone between the USSR and Germany Peace
Conferences
· Highlighted differences that are boiling up
· USSR continued to build up satellite states in…

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Conferences The Teheran Conference November1943 About
· First conference of the Big Three ­ Russia, USA, Britain - Stalin, FDR, Churchill
· Roosevelt was keen to improve relations between the allies, collectively named as the Grand
Alliance
· Stalin got most of what he wanted - Roosevelt unwell & sided…

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· Without a common enemy, they no longer had to stick together Main Agreements
· Germany was demilitarised, Berlin and Germany divided into 4 zones, democracy
re-established, had to pay reparations to Allies in equipment and materials (most to USSR),
Nazi Party banned
· Poland border moved west to Oder…

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Who was to blame for the Cold War? USSR
· Cold, harsh and determined to spread the evil of communism as far as possible
· Refused to allow free elections
· Set up Soviet controlled communist governments in E. Europe However this ignores
Soviet concerns:
· Twice Russia had been…

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The early cold War 1945-47
Why did the Soviet Union expand? Memory of what happened
1918-39
· Most countries had been hostile to the USSR during the interwar year
· Poland signed a non-aggressive pact with France during WW2
· Hungary & Romania fought with Germany against the USSR Percentages…

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Miriam Schechter

How did the Cold War Develop?
1943-56
The Origins of the cold war
The Cold War was a period in superpower relations between 1945 and 1991 when there was
deep mistrust between the major capitalist (USA) country and the major communist (USSR)
country. The hostility never expressed itself…

Page 3

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· Stalin's desire to increase Soviet sphere of influence in the countries occupied by the USSR at
the end of WW2, so to have a buffer zone between the USSR and Germany Peace
Conferences
· Highlighted differences that are boiling up
· USSR continued to build up satellite states in…

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Conferences The Teheran Conference November1943 About
· First conference of the Big Three ­ Russia, USA, Britain - Stalin, FDR, Churchill
· Roosevelt was keen to improve relations between the allies, collectively named as the Grand
Alliance
· Stalin got most of what he wanted - Roosevelt unwell & sided…

Page 6

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· Without a common enemy, they no longer had to stick together Main Agreements
· Germany was demilitarised, Berlin and Germany divided into 4 zones, democracy
re-established, had to pay reparations to Allies in equipment and materials (most to USSR),
Nazi Party banned
· Poland border moved west to Oder…

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Who was to blame for the Cold War? USSR
· Cold, harsh and determined to spread the evil of communism as far as possible
· Refused to allow free elections
· Set up Soviet controlled communist governments in E. Europe However this ignores
Soviet concerns:
· Twice Russia had been…

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The early cold War 1945-47
Why did the Soviet Union expand? Memory of what happened
1918-39
· Most countries had been hostile to the USSR during the interwar year
· Poland signed a non-aggressive pact with France during WW2
· Hungary & Romania fought with Germany against the USSR Percentages…

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