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The Yalta Conference
End of WW1, Germany had been divided into 4 zonez occupied by: USA, USSR, Britian and France. Germany would pay for repairations. Russia would help with war against Japan when Germany was defeated.
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Potsdam Conference
Germany had been defeated, Roosevelt was dead and Churchill lost the 1945 election. Disagreement about how much Russia could take. In the end: They took wahtever they wanted from Soviet Zone and 10% of the industrial equipment of western zones.
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Capitalisim
An economic and political system in which a countries trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit rather than by the state. e.g. The US/Britian.
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Communisim
A theory or system of social organisation in which all property is owned by the community and each person contributes and recieves according to their ability and needs.
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Ideology
A system of benefits or theories, usually political, held by an individual or group.
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Domino Theory
A theory that if you let one country become communist all the other countries nearby would follow and would become communisim
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The Iron Curtain
A metaphore used by Churchill to describe the post war division.
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CIA
Central Inteligance Agency. US secret service.
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Superpower
Term used to describe the US and USSR after WW1.
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Guerilla Warefare
Civillians and irregulers use millitary tactics e.g. ambush tactics.
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Fidel Castro
Cuban revolutionalist leader and prime minister from 1952-1976.
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The Bay of Pigs
a bay of the Caribbean Sea in SW Cuba: site of attempted invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces April (US- Kennedy) 1961.
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Berlin Airlift
Airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin.
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Berlin Blockade
When the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
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Germany had been defeated, Roosevelt was dead and Churchill lost the 1945 election. Disagreement about how much Russia could take. In the end: They took wahtever they wanted from Soviet Zone and 10% of the industrial equipment of western zones.

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