Czechoslovakian Crisis, 1948

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The years between 1945-50 saw the West believeing Stalin was pursuing a policy of what?
Aggressive expansionist
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At the beginning of what year, Czechoslovakia was the only remaining?
1948, democratic country
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Elections held when expected who to fail?
May, communists
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But before the elections could even be held, the communists staged a?
Coup d'etat
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The people of Czechoslovakia blamed who for not receiving what?
Communists, Marshall Aid
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Who was completely taken over and purged personnel?
Police
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The government was also purged, the only remaining non-communist, (name?) was - what?
Jan Masaryk, thrown through a window
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President who was replaced by whom?
Benes, Gottwald
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The crisis played on who's emotions, especially guilt for whom? Why?
West, Britain because they did nothing when Hitler took over the country in 1938-9
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At the beginning of what year, Czechoslovakia was the only remaining?

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Elections held when expected who to fail?

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But before the elections could even be held, the communists staged a?

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The people of Czechoslovakia blamed who for not receiving what?

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