LONG TELEGRAM AND IRON CURTAIN

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In what month/year was the Long Telegram released?
February 1946
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Who initiated the Telegram?
George F.Kennan
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What did the telegram contain information about?
Soviet regime
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The key idea was that the Soviets responded to the what of the what?
Threat, west
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Kennan described the Soviet regime as?
Cruel and repressive
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When was the Iron Curtain speech?
5th March 1946
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Where was the speech released?
Fulton, Missouri
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Churchill explained how the Soviets what war?
"Desired the fruits of war"
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The speech also explained that the Soviets wanted a what?
"Indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines"
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Churchill was the one who came up with the expression Iron Curtain and what else?
Soviet sphere of influence
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As a result of the speech, Stalin did tightened?
His hold over the sphere
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Stalin also did what to Churchill?
Compared him to Hitler
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Stalin accused the west of being?
Racist
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Who was Prime Minister at the time of the Iron Curtain speech?
Atlee
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Who initiated the Telegram?

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George F.Kennan

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