GCSE History - Yalta and Potsdam

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1. At Potsdam why were Britain and France alarmed?

  • Stalin admitted to the USSR having thermonuclear weapons
  • Communists were coming into power in eastern Europe
  • Communism was spreading in Asia
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2. Who was at the Potsdam conference?

  • Churchill, Truman and Stalin
  • Attlee, Truman and Stalin
  • Attlee, Roosevelt and Stalin

3. Which conference had the most disagreements?

  • Both
  • Potsdam
  • Yalta

4. At Potsdam why was Stalin angry that Truman dropped the two atomic bombs on Japan?

  • He was angry that Truman had the bomb and hadn't told him
  • He believed it was inhumane
  • Stalin's Soviet troops were already fighting the Japanese in Japan

5. At Yalta, it was agreed a government of 'national unity' would be set up in Poland comprising of communists and non communists. Why, at Potsdam, was Truman angry at Stalin?

  • He had arrested the non-communist leaders in Poland
  • He had murdered all the non-communists in Poland
  • He prevented the government of 'national unity' being set up


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