The cold war

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1. What was Cominform?

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  • Having established Communist governments in Eastern Europe Stalin wanted to tighten his control. Cominform 1947. This co-ordinated governments in Eastern Europe. He gave out instructions to Communist governments as to what they must do.
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2. What was the purpose of the Truman doctrine?

  • To help Truman recover from his illness
  • 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

3. What was happening behind the 'curtains'

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

4. How were the ideas and beliefs of the USA and the USSR different?

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

5. Why was it known as the 'Cold War'?

  • Because the two countries never fought each other directly, it was called a “cold” war meaning there was no physical fighting
  • As it was very cold as they faught
  • It's ironic as it was very hot
  • As they never stopped fighting for one second during the war


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