fall out of the Big Three

  • Feb 1945- Yalta Conference 

  • July 1945- Potsdam Conference 

    • Change in leadership- conflicting personalities 

      • Henry Truman: Anti-Comunist, suspiciouse of Stalin. couln't appreciate other's view

    • Actions of US:

      • July 1945- 1st succsesful atom bomb

      • refused to re-cripple Germany with reparations for the USSR

    • Actions by USSR

      • Red army occuping Eastern Europe-no free elections- Iron curtain (Going back on agreement at Yalta)

  • Soviet: atempt at communist Greece take over-1946, & Czech. take over 1948

  • Truman doctorine: communist=thret

    • Containment by: sending money & supplies to 'thretened' contries- will us force ifnessisary.

  • Marshall Aid:1947- 17 billion$ to rebuild Europe's economy to dampen the appeal of communism

  • The Berlin BLockade:soviet union blocked all land travel into West Berlin- attempt to push US out. US sent planes every 3 min. to support 'free' East Europe

The Falling out of the Big Three 1945

  • Feb 1945- Yalta Conference 

  • July 1945- Potsdam Conference 

    • Change in leadership- conflicting personalities 

      • Henry Truman: Anti-Comunist, suspiciouse of Stalin. couln't appreciate other's view

    • Actions of US:

      • July 1945- 1st succsesful atom bomb

      • refused to re-cripple Germany with reparations for the USSR

    • Actions by USSR

      • Red army occuping Eastern Europe-no free elections- Iron curtain (Going back on agreement at Yalta)

  • Soviet: atempt at communist Greece take over-1946, & Czech. take over 1948

  • Truman doctorine: communist=thret

    • Containment by: sending money & supplies to 'thretened' contries- will us force ifnessisary.

  • Marshall Aid:1947- 17 billion$ to rebuild Europe's economy to dampen the appeal of communism

  • The Berlin BLockade:soviet union blocked all land travel into West Berlin- attempt to push US out. US sent planes every 3 min. to support 'free' East Europe

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