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YALTA CONFERENCE
The big 3 meet up and make decision on what would happen to Europe. Germany is divided into 4 zones and countries are liberated from Germany.
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POTSDAM CONFERENCE
Truman replaces Roosevelt(suspicious of Stalin) and there's more disagreements over reparations.
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ATOM BOMB DROPPED IN HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI
Dropped in order to get Japan out of the war. There's mistrust between the two sides as Soviets didn't know how dangerous it was.
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FULTON SPEECH AND THE IRON CURTAIN
Churchill makes a speech and sees Soviets creating am Eastern Bloc and that communism is spreading fast (threat to US) and increases tension as it shows they are no longer allies.
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SALAMI SLICING
a method which USSR used to gain power, with this a buffer zone created to protect Soviets incase of invasion.
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TRUMAN DOCTRINE
Truman's way of trying to CONTAIN communism. Sends money and equipment to countries threatened by comm take over!
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MARSHALL PLAN
To give aid to countries whose economies are ruined and to rebuild EU economy.
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NATO and WARSAW PACT
Western allies form NATO to stand against Soviet union. If any were attacked then countries in NATO would go to war. WARSAW created for eastern allies.
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COMINFORM AND COMECON
created to increase soviet control and to strengthen communist bloc.
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BERLIN BLOCKADE AND AIRLIFT
western allies join their german zones without telling Stalin and create a new currency. Stalin then cuts off communications for 9 Months but the western supply the germans through airlift. This was done in an attempt to make Berlin surrender.
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KOREAN WAR
comm N wants to unite with S, but US and UN intervene. 3 year war. War spreads outside Europe.
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HUNGARIAN UPRISING
Nagy allows more freedoms and announces leaving warsaw pact/ Red army invades and a comm leader is restored.
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U2 CRISIS
plane shot before paris summit/ mistrust/ Eisenshowe doesn't apoligize/ increases tension
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Peaceful coexistence and Destalinization by Khruschev
was a peaceful competition, it didn't work like people imagined as Khruschev send his army if countries were reforming.
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NUCLEAR ARMS RACE + SPACE RACE
ICBMS SPUTNIK
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why has tension increased?
There's a lot of mistrust, suspicion and different ways they want to do things.
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POTSDAM CONFERENCE

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Truman replaces Roosevelt(suspicious of Stalin) and there's more disagreements over reparations.

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ATOM BOMB DROPPED IN HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI

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FULTON SPEECH AND THE IRON CURTAIN

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SALAMI SLICING

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