History Cold War

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When did Stalin die?
1953
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Who was Roosevelt's successor?
Truman
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What was Truman's main foreign policy?
Containment
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What was Nixon's main foreign policy?
Detente
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What was Eisenhower's main foreign policy?
New Look, Brinkmanship, Roll Back
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Who was Khrushchev's successor?
Brezhnev
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Who do 1940s Traditionalists blame for the Cold War?
The USSR
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Who do 1960s/70s Revisionists blame for the Cold War?
The USA
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Who do 1980s Historians blame for the Cold War?
Other European Powers
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Who do 1990's Historians blame for the Cold War?
The USSR
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Why did historians opinions change on who was to blame for the Cold War in 1990?
New evidence was found after the opening of historical archives
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Ideological tension existed before WW2, what event did this stem from?
The Bolshevik Revolution 1917
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Why was there tension stemming from WW1?
Russia pulled out of the war
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Why was there power based tension pre WW2?
The USSR gained an economic influence, the USA were experiencing a depression in the 30s
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How does Stalin initially treat Poland?
As enemy-occupied territory
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Why was the USSR resentful of the USA after WW2?
The USA didn't suffer as many losses but still got reparations, resentful of USA's successes in running a divided Germany
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What did the USSR want from Germany after WW2?
Reparations
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What was the USA's economic aims after WW2?
Free trading
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