1942-1945 The Three Conferences

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Why is it called a 'Cold War'?
Because there was never any outright conflict, however it had all the other aspects of a war; e.g. forming allies, making weapons
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Who was in the Grand Alliance?
Russia - Stalin (Communist) + America - Roosevelt, then Truman (Capitalist) + Britain -Churchill then Atlee (Capitalist)
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Why was the Grand Alliance doomed from the start?
It was a marriage of convenience. When Germany is defeated, they would have nothing to agree on and it broke down.
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When was the Tehran Conference?
28th November - 1st December 1943
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Who was in the Tehran Conference?
Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin
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What was agreed on in Tehran?
Spheres of Influence, Soviet Union would declare war on Japan when Germany was defeated and help the USA, Operation Overlord
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Define: Sphere of Influence
An area which communism or capitalism is respected and protected from each other.
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What were the problems in the Tehran Conference?
They could not agree on Germany's future. Stalin wanted Germany to be punished while Roosevelt and Churchill wanted Germany to be rebuilt.
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When was the Yalta Conference?
4th - 11th February 1945
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State the key features of the Yalta Conference.
1 - Spheres of influence was confirmed 2 - The decisions made (Declaration of Liberated Europe and UN) 3- Lack of resolution about Germany
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Why was the Yalta Conference a success?
Stalin had a good relationship with President Roosevelt, who was soon to be dead and replaced with Truman.
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What were the signs of tension in the Yalta Conference?
In the future, Germany would be spilt into four parts, disagree on what 'democracy' means, no agreement on reparations.
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When was the Potsdam Conference?
18th July 1945
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Who was in the Potsdam Conference?
Russia - Stalin, USA - Truman, Britain - Atlee
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In the Potsdam Conference, what was it agreed on to do with the Nazi's?
To ban them, dissolve them, remove them from important positions, put leading Nazis on trial for war crimes.
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In the Potsdam Conference, what was done with Germany?
Agreed on how Germany should be split, that there would be freedom of speech, press and free elections
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Why was Truman so arrogant in the Potsdam Conference?
He had the atomic bomb, which no one else had, and tried to boss Stalin around.
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How did the atomic bomb worsen relations between USA and USSR?
Stalin was annoyed at Truman and he was determined to protect his country, so he created the satellite states.
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