Shaping the post-war world

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Moscow Conference
1944, Churchill and Stalin (not the USA) agreed Soviet troops could remain in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary
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Churchill
British PM, First Term 1940-45
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The Yalta Conference
Feb 1945, leaders went with different priorities, Stalin accepted the creation of the UN and USA met Soviet demands
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Roosevelt
US President, 1933-1945
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UN
United Nations, international peace keeping organisation, created in 1945
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Veto
A single vote that has the power to block a policy
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The Potsdamn Conference
July 1945, divided Germany into four zones
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Polish government in exile
The US and Britain recognised it as the legitimate government of Poland until July 1945 (to keep the peace with USSR)
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Open Door Policy
A policy that affirms that all major powers are allowed access to international markets
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Great Power Rivalry
States continued their traditions (Soviet and US expansion), Cold war caused by two powers seeking to extend their global influence. Yalta is the start of divided Europe?
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Churchill

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British PM, First Term 1940-45

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The Yalta Conference

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Roosevelt

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UN

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