Why did the alliances break down????
- the different political and economic systems of the two countries was the major reason for the breakdown
- during WW2 the Americans and the soviets were fighting a common enemy - Nazi Germany but by May 1945 it was defeated and the factors that brought the countries together had disappeared
- in the 1920s and the 1930s both the USA and the USSR were not as powerful as they were by 1945, in…