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What is Communism and Capitalism?
Communism - on party state, distribution of wealth, collectivism, oppression, state ownership. Capitalism - democracy, private firm, freedom of press, inequality, individualism.
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Stalin's Fears (why he didn't trust Roosevelt and Churchill)
1. USA hadn't recognised the Soviet Union until 1933. (worried that the capitalist countries would attack S.U.) 2. 1941 USSR were attacked by Nazi Germany. 3. Fear of being invaded, so organises own defence - neighbouring countries communist.
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Yalta conference
Stalin agreed to enter war against Japan
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Yalta Conference
Germany - divided 4 zones: American, French, British, and Soviet. Berlin was in Soviet zone, also divided into 4.
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Yalta Conference
when Allied soldiers advanced through Germany they witnessed the horrors of the Nazis. Big 3 agreed to hunt down those responsible for genocide.
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Yalta Conference
Big 3 agreed to join UNO, which aimed to keep peace after war.
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Pots-dam July - August 1945
Change of personnel (Roosevelt died - Truman) (Churchill - Atlee) Both didn't like Stalin.
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Pots-dam July - August 1945
Truman drops atomic bomb on Japan.
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Pots-dam July - August 1945
America makes Atomic bomb - Stalin therefore makes one too.
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Disagreements (more detail in notes)
reparations
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Disagreements
conflicting ideologies - meaning much less trust (Truman didn't tell Stalin about dropping a bomb on Japan) -Stalin wanted to cripple Germany to protect USSR against future threats, Truman didn't want to repeat the mistake of T.O.V.
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Disagreements
What to do with Germany in the long term. (whether to unite 4 zones)
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Disagreements
Soviet Policy in Eastern Europe, At Yalta, Stalin had won argument from Allies that he could set up pro-soviet governments in E. Europe. He said 'if the slav (majority of E.Europe) peopel are united no one will dare move a finger against the,'
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Agreements
British and Americans agreed that the USSR - 30% industrial equipment from W. zones of Germany as reperations
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Agreements
allowed USSR to send all Germans living in Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia back to Germany.
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Agreements
At Yalta Polands Western boundary hadn't been finally fixed. Before Potsdam, Stalin agreed privately with the Poles to position it along the River Oder and Neisse.
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The Iron Curtain
divide between 2 super powers - capitalism/communism, east/west. March 1946, mentioned in Churchills speech to America.
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1. USA hadn't recognised the Soviet Union until 1933. (worried that the capitalist countries would attack S.U.) 2. 1941 USSR were attacked by Nazi Germany. 3. Fear of being invaded, so organises own defence - neighbouring countries communist.

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Stalin's Fears (why he didn't trust Roosevelt and Churchill)

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Stalin agreed to enter war against Japan

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Germany - divided 4 zones: American, French, British, and Soviet. Berlin was in Soviet zone, also divided into 4.

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when Allied soldiers advanced through Germany they witnessed the horrors of the Nazis. Big 3 agreed to hunt down those responsible for genocide.

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