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what was the cold war
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What were the long term causes for the beginning of the cold war DI
USSR: 1 party state / no free elections + state owned
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What were the long term causes of the cold war STALIN
Stalin had 2 suspicions of the west1 USSR attacked by Germany 1914,1918+ allies during russian civil war+hitler 1941therefore wanted friendly countries on USSR border2 stalin did not trust the West+appeased hitler in 1930s west slow to form2ndfront
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What were the long term causes of the cold war USA's change of policy
USA didnt believe in appeasement. communist countries would not buy american goods so tried hard to stop communism. USA rich +powerful expected to speak about the world being run+ only superpower with nuclear weapons
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Who was at the yalta and potsdam conferences
YALTA= Stalin/ Roosevelt and Churchill . POTSDAM= STALIN/TRUMAN/ATTLEE
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What were the agreements made at Yalta 1945
1stalin to join war against japan when germany defeated2all 3 nations to join UN3division of germany into 4 zones4stalin to have sphere of influence in eastern europe5free elections for German zones
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what was the dispute at Yalta about
The dispute over Poland: Stalin wanted a friendly governemnt in poland the west demanded free electrons in Poland
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what was the personality clash at Potsdam 1945 about
Truman was fiercely anti-communist and would not negotiate with Stalin so Stalin was angered
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What were the agreements made at Potsdam 1945
1USSR+polish borders moved west into Germany so that bot sides felt compensated at Oder-Neisse line. Nazi party banned
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What were the disagreements at Potsdam 1945
1Stalin demanded harsh reparations from Germany for the USSR $20 billion figure rejected by Truman+Attlee2stalin denied naval base in the med3Stalin set up communist government in Poland no free elections angered the west GB USA
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Describe the implications of the Atom bomb
August 1945 Potsdam conference USA successfully tested their first Atom bomb. Truman wouldnt share info. Stalin suspicious of west and began arms race to equal the force of the west
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what effects did the arms race have
1949 Russian Atomic bomb developed so USA began development of hydrogen bomb to gain an advantage21952 USSR explode H bomb 3USA build bomber aircraft the
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