Ideologies- Political differences and the Cold War

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What are the different ideologies between the West and East zones?
West- Democratic, East- Communist
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In Eastern zones, what is the SED party stand for?
the Socialist Unity Party,
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When and how was this party formed?
-1946, -By the union of the SPD and KPD,
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In three years, what did the party proclaim itslef to be?
It proclaimed it was a 'party of new types' and was 'Mrxist-Leninist',
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What parties did the SED set up for those who wouldnt commit themselves to a left wing working class policy?
The CDU- Christian Democratic Union, -LDPD-Liberal Democratic party of Germany,
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What were all these parties joined by?
A united 'anti-fascist bloc' or 'National Front' againsr Nazism,
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In western zones, how could parties only be formed?
A license was needed "from the ground up",
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What effect was introduced on 15th September 1945?
An effect to ensure that all parties introduced in Western Germany were democratic,
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What was a main party in Germany and its name and who was it for?
CDU-Christian Democratic party for former Christians and conservatives,
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What is another liberal party in West Germany and how was it formed?
the FDP or Free Democratic Party which was formed by the combining of a range of Liberal parties,
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In the West, did the KPD and SPD combine and why?
No as the SPD refused to Union,
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When did the Cold War begin?
1945 onwards,
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Why did the Cold War start/ what propelled it to start?
It started due to the fear of Communist expansion in South-East Europe
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What USA policy was introduced to fight against communism?
Truman Doctrine
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Was there direct conflict between the countries?
No- it was a war of intelligence,
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Give an example of a Cold War crisis?
Vietnam War,
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