Emergence of the Superpowers

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Who do the Revisionists blame?
The Americans
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Who do the Orthodox blame?
The Soviet Union
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Which dept did JFK trust most?
Defence
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When was Churchill's Iron Curtain speech?
March 1946
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When did the Berlin Blockade begin?
June 1948
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When was Germany officially divided?
1949
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Where was the A-bomb dropped in Japan? (1945)
Hiroshima and Nagaski
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What was Cominterm? (1947)
An alliance of communist countries designed to make sure they obeyed the Soviet rule
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What was Cominform? (1947)
To counter the effects of the Marshall plan
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When was the Yalta conference?
Feb 4th-11th, 1945
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When was the Potsdam conference?
July 17th-August 1st, 1945
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How many pols were killed in the Polish uprising against communism?
300,000
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Where did the US have military bases?
Alaska, Japan, Italy, S.Korea, W. Germany, Turkey, Egypt and Greece
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What did communism promise to war devastated areas?
Upward social mobility and employment
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What was the communist section of Germany called?
DRG
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What was the capitalist section of Germany called?
FRG
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What did Truman comment in his diary about the Berlin Blockade?
That they were "very close to war."
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How much aid did the US give to defeat the communists in Greece?
$400,000,000
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How much total Marshall Aid was given out?
$17 billion
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What did Churchill say about the Marshall plan?
That it was 'the most unselfish act in history.'
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Name the communist states in Europe
East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Albania
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How many lives did the Korean War claim?
Over 4 million
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Where was Korea divided?
At the 38th parallel
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