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What is the order of the three conferences?
Teheran - 1943, Yalta - 1945 and Potsdam 1945
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What year did Germany surrender?
1945
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What was decided in the Teheran conference?
Germany to be demilitarised, the USSR to declare war on Japan once Germany defeated, and the US and Britain opened a second front to ease pressure off the USSR.
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What was the Marshall aid?
America giving $13 billion to European countries that were financially unstable to help prevent the spread of communism.
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What was decided in the Yalta conference?
Nazi party would be banned, Germany would be divided, USSR will declare war on Poland three months after Germany defeated.
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Who were in the Grand Alliance? And what was the main factor to end this?
Britain, America and Russia (Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin) The differences in the ideologies - so Capitalism and Communism
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What was the name of Churchill's famous speech and what was it concerning?
The Iron Curtain speech - trying to inform the public that the powers weren't agreeing on things and Capitalism is the way forward - not Communism - different ideologies.
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What was decided in the Potsdam conference?
Germany to be split into four zones - France, UK, US and USSR. Berlin also to be split into zones. Nazi criminals put on trial, USSR given 1/4 of industrial profits within Germany as they had the 'worst' zone.
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Who replaced Churchill (when labour came into power) for the Potsdam conference?
Atlee
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Which power was the first to test and get the Atomic Bomb?
USA - America
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What year did Stalin die?
1953
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What year did the Soviets invade Hungary?
1956, 20,000 killed
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When did Khrushchev come into power?
1953 - when Stalin died.
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