Postdam 1945

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What was the Morgenthau plan and where was it proposed?
It suggested reducing Germany to a purely agricultural economy and was proposed in Potsdam 1945 but was rejected
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Who were the 4 powers that controlled the divided Germany?
Russia, Great Britain, France and US
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What was set up to administer German affairs?
The Allied Control Commission
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How much was Ruhr costing Britain per year?
£120 million
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When was Secretary of State Byrnes speech and where?
The speech was in Stuttgart, Germany in September 1946
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What was the main argument of Secretary of State Byrnes speech?
That America had decided to start giving aid to their part of Germany instead of punishing them - it was a unilateral decision
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What was the Soviet Defence minister called and what was his view on Secretary of State Byrnes speech?
Soviet Defence Minister Marshal Zhukov said that the proposed treaty offered nothing that was not in the Potsdam agreement
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What worsened relations between the Big Three?
The implementation of the Marshall Plan and failure to reach an agreement over a peace treaty in spite of 7 meetings over 2 years
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