The cold war

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1. What was comecon?

  • Comecon (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance) 1949 This co-ordinated industries and trade of Eastern Europe. The idea of it was to trade with each other and not the West.
  • A place where people dress up as characters from famous films
  • Someone called Con was left behind and someone in front had to call back to him
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2. How were the ideas and beliefs of the USA and the USSR different?

  • The USA was a capitalist democracy; the USSR was a communist dictatorship.
  • The USSR liked Hitler, the USA did not
  • The USSR was a capitalist democracy; the USA was a communist dictatorship.

3. What was the purpose of the Truman doctrine?

  • The purpose of the Truman doctrine was to establish that the United States would support a democratic nation under threat from an internal or external authoritarian force. This support could include economic, political or military assistance.
  • To destroy Russia
  • To help Truman recover from his illness

4. What was happening behind the 'curtains'

  • They were making a super army
  • the Soviets were helping themselves to the raw materials and industrial resources of occupied nations.
  • the Soviets were partying and drinking vodka

5. What was agreed at Potsdam in July 1945(Germany had been defeated)

  • mass holocaust of all Germans
  • Arguments about the boundaries between the zones, amount of reparations Russia wanted to take, Truman was angry as Stalin had arrested the non-communist leaders of Poland, Stalin was furious that Truman dropped the A-bomb and not told him about it/
  • Germany would have to be blown off the face of the earth
  • nothing was agreed


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