Cold War Revision Guide, Dates Questions 1945-1991

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When was the Yalta Conference?
February 4th-12th 1945
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When was the Potsdam Conference?
July 17th - August 2nd 1945
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When did the communist win the rigged election in Yugoslavia?
November 11th 1945
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When does the USSR refuse to remove the Red Army from Iran?
November 20th 1945
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When was Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech?
March 5th 1946
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When was Stalin's Bolshoi Theatre Speech?
February 9th 1946
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When did the Civil War in Greece begin?
September 10th 1946
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When does Truman ask for money from Congress to aid Greece and how much money did he ask for?
March 12th 1946 $400 million
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When was Marshall aid first proposed?
June 5th 1946
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What two countries turn down Marshall Aid?
Poland and Czechoslovakia
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When was Cominform established?
September 23rd 1946
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When was the Communist coup in Czechoslovakia?
February 19th-25th 1948
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When is the Berlin blockade established?
June 24th 1948
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When is NATO established?
April 12th 1949
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When does the Berlin blockade end?
May 12th 1948
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When does Mao Zedong create the People's Republic of China?
October 1st 1949
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When does J.R. McCarthy accuse state department of being infiltrated with communists?
February 9th 1950
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When is the Sino-Soviet alliance signed?
February 14th 1950
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When does Truman approve NSC 68 and what is it?
April 25th 1950, 66 page document that increased the military budget massively due to the physical threat of communism
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When was Dwight D.Eisenhower elected as president?
November 4th 1952
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When did Stalin die?
March 1953
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When was Eisenhower's 'Chance for Peace' speech
April 1953
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When was the ceasefire agreed in Korea?
July 1953
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When does Malenkov (chairmen of the council of ministers in the USSR) announce his 'new course', and what was it?
September 1953, Soviet economic policy to increase standard of living in East Germany
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When was the first Geneva Conference of the Cold War and what was decided there?
April 1955, Vietnam to be divided along the 17th parallel
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When was the Warsaw Pact established?
May, 1955
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When does the USSR sign the agreement that recognizes the independence of Austria?
May 1955
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When do the Soviets improve their relations with Tito in Yugoslavia?
July 1955
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When does Khrushchev deliver his 'secret speech' criticising Stalin?
February 1956
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When is the Eisenhower Doctrine announced and what does he send to Jordan as a result of this?
1957, 6th fleet and $10 billion
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How many troops does Eisenhower send to Lebanon and when did he do this?
10,000 July 1958
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When does the Cuban Revolution begin?
1959
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When was the Bay of Pigs invasion?
1961
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when does the U-2 spy plane captured by the USSR?
1960
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When was the 'Hotline' telephone link established and why was it so significant?
1963, first direct contact system between the USA and the Kremlin. Created to reduce the likelihood of any miscommunications that could lead to war.
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