Chapter 15 Section 1 Notes: Beginnings of the Cold War

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Chapter 15 Section 1 Notes: Beginnings of the Cold War"

Transcription

1 Name: Chapter 15 Section 1 Notes: Beginnings of the Cold War Problems of Peace At the end of World War II, government Much of was also in ruins was in ruins and had no At the, the Allies (Great Britain, France, United States, and the Soviet Union) agreed on several things This was done in part with the Between and, more than 200 Nazi and military officials were tried, several dozen were Germany would for the destruction it caused in the war Eastern Europe Outside of Germany, the and argued with each other about what to do and often the disagreed with both At Potsdam, the Soviet Union argued that it needed a of friendly countries in case Germany attacked again, as in World War I and II promised to allow the people of eastern Europe to choose their own governments American and British leaders believed Stalin would set up in Eastern Europe and beyond if allowed

2 The Conflict Worsens The relationship between the Soviet Union and Western nations became worse Tension and hostility between the United States and Soviet Union became known as the The Struggle Begins The was more than a military rivalry it was a struggle for power and control between two nations with very different Pro-Soviet governments were set up in Eastern Europe The only communist nation that was not under the control of the Soviet Union was As communism spread, tension grew It increased even more when Russia refused to remove its troops from northern World War II, a place it occupied during President Truman told his Secretary of State, Another war is in the making January 1946 In February 1946, Stalin publicly stated that he believed a war between the East and West was bound to happen From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia; all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere, and all are subject, in one form or another, not only to Soviet influence but to a very high and in some cases increasing measure of control from Moscow -- Winston Churchill, March 5, 1946 The West Resists In early 1947, the governments of and were threatened by Soviet-backed communists President Truman used this opportunity to announce the 2

3 The United States would provide and to oppose the The agreed to send hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to and War-related hurt much of Europe Truman feared this might push Europeans toward In mid-1947, the was announced Named for Secretary of State, the United States provided to help Europe quickly recover and stabilize politically Cold War Confrontations The Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan was the West s Cold War policy of United States policy adopted in the 1940s to stop the spread of by providing and to countries opposing the Soviets Crisis in Berlin The division of and was meant to be temporary In 1947, Western leaders began to plan for an from the zones they occupied as well as in With in the Soviet Zone, the Soviet Union opposed the plan In, the Soviets blocked off all land, railroad, and water routes into West Berlin West Berlin s 2,000,000 residents were unable to get supplies The Soviet Union hoped this would Berlin Western leaders organized the, and started to fly in supplies by cargo planes At one point, a cargo plane was taking off or landing in Berlin every The was a success and the Soviets called off the blockade in 3

4 New Nations and Alliances After the success of the Berlin Airlift, the western zones were merged into the months later, the Soviet zone became the or or A few The United States, Canada, and most of the Western European countries joined in a military alliance in 1949 The communist nations of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union created a military alliance in 1955 War in Korea With the surrender of to end World War II, the Allies gained control of the peninsula The and agreed to temporarily divide the country The quickly established a government in the north The supported a government in the south In June 1950, attacked, wanting to unite the country under a government Believing that failure to defend might lead to other attempts at, the United States asked the to approve the use of force to stop The UN sent a military force with troops from to Korea Most of the troops were Even with the UN troops, North Korea nearly took all of South Korea invaded at, behind enemy lines the attack was successful and the North Koreans were pushed back almost into At this point, the joined North Korea to drive the UN forces out of North Korea 4

5 During, the war settled into a with the battle lines In 1953, both sides agreed to an After three years of fighting, there were about Today, tensions still remain between North and South Korea The Korean War is sometimes called the Cold War Cause and Effect Causes Effects 5

PPT: Post WWII Tensions

PPT: Post WWII Tensions PPT: Post WWII Tensions WWII ends Cold War begins USSR collapses Cold War ends 1945 1991 The Cold War: The U.S. and USSR never directly declare war on each other, but fight by other means and through other

More information

Historical Debates: The Cold War

Historical Debates: The Cold War Historical Debates: The Cold War Central Historical Question: Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War: The United States or the Soviet Union? Directions: Over the past decades historians have disagreed

More information

2014 Brain Wrinkles. Origins and Consequences

2014 Brain Wrinkles. Origins and Consequences Origins and Consequences Standards SS5H7 The student will discuss the origins and consequences of the Cold War. a. Explain the origin and meaning of the term Iron Curtain. b. Explain how the United States

More information

Timeline of the Early Cold War. 1945: August 6 - United States first used atomic bomb in war. 1945: August 8 - Russia enters war against Japan

Timeline of the Early Cold War. 1945: August 6 - United States first used atomic bomb in war. 1945: August 8 - Russia enters war against Japan Timeline of the Early 1945: February 4-11 - Yalta Conference 1945: August 6 - United States first used atomic bomb in war 1945: August 8 - Russia enters war against Japan 1945: August 14 - Japanese surrender

More information

Ch 25-1 The Iron Curtain Falls on Europe

Ch 25-1 The Iron Curtain Falls on Europe Ch 25-1 The Iron Curtain Falls on Europe The Main Idea WWIII??? At the end of World War II, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States deepened, leading to an era known as the Cold War. Cold

More information

The Cold War. Origins - Korean War

The Cold War. Origins - Korean War The Cold War Origins - Korean War What is a Cold War? WW II left two nations of almost equal strength but differing goals Cold War A struggle over political differences carried on by means short of direct

More information

COLD WAR ORIGINS. U.S vs. U.S.S.R. Democ./Cap vs Comm.

COLD WAR ORIGINS. U.S vs. U.S.S.R. Democ./Cap vs Comm. COLD WAR ORIGINS U.S vs. U.S.S.R. Democ./Cap vs Comm. Section One: Objectives By the end, I will be able to: 1. Explain the breakdown in relations between the United States and the Soviet Union after World

More information

The Cold War Part I ( ) US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs.

The Cold War Part I ( ) US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. The Cold War 1945-1990 Part I (1945-1960) US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism Ideas/Questions What was the cold war? Are we still seeing its echoes

More information

BACKGROUND: why did the USA and USSR start to mistrust each other? What was the Soviet View? What was the Western view? What is a Cold War?

BACKGROUND: why did the USA and USSR start to mistrust each other? What was the Soviet View? What was the Western view? What is a Cold War? BACKGROUND: why did the USA and USSR start to mistrust each other? The 2 sides were enemies long before they were allies in WWII. Relations had been bad since 1917 as Russia had become communist and the

More information

Unit 28 ( ) American Nation Textbook Pages

Unit 28 ( ) American Nation Textbook Pages Unit 28 (1945-1991) American Nation Textbook Pages 809-839 1 1. The Cold War Begins After World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union became rivals. They competed for influence around the world

More information

Introduction to the Cold War

Introduction to the Cold War Introduction to the Cold War What is the Cold War? The Cold War is the conflict that existed between the United States and Soviet Union from 1945 to 1991. It is called cold because the two sides never

More information

Europe rebuilt in the shadow of the Cold War. The dawn of the nuclear age added to rising tensions between

Europe rebuilt in the shadow of the Cold War. The dawn of the nuclear age added to rising tensions between Name: Period: 1 2 5 6 Cold War Conflicts Purpose: Was the Cold War inevitable? Part One: Introduction to the later Twentieth Century Section A: Cold War and Social Transformations After reading the excerpt

More information

Divided into 4 zones of occupation; Berlin also divided

Divided into 4 zones of occupation; Berlin also divided Cold War 1945-1989 Germany Divided into 4 zones of occupation; Berlin also divided Japan Occupied by U.S. troops Demilitarized Industries re-built with modern machinery Divided into 2 zones of occupation

More information

ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR THE BERLIN BLOCKADE THE RED SCARE & MCCARTHYISM THE KOREAN WAR THE 1950S THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISES

ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR THE BERLIN BLOCKADE THE RED SCARE & MCCARTHYISM THE KOREAN WAR THE 1950S THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISES ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR THE BERLIN BLOCKADE THE RED SCARE & MCCARTHYISM THE KOREAN WAR THE 1950S THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISES DIFFERENT SYSTEMS: Government Economy Personal Freedom vs The Role of the State

More information

Cold War. Unit EQ: How did social, economic, and political events influence the US during the Cold War era?

Cold War. Unit EQ: How did social, economic, and political events influence the US during the Cold War era? Cold War Unit EQ: How did social, economic, and political events influence the US during the Cold War era? Yalta Conference The Yalta Conference was held towards the end of World War II. During this time

More information

Modern World History Spring Final Exam 09

Modern World History Spring Final Exam 09 1. What was the goal of the Marshall Plan? A. to provide aid to European countries damaged by World War II B. to protect member nations against Soviet Union aggression C. to protect the United States economically

More information

Tensions between Russia and U.S

Tensions between Russia and U.S Tensions between Russia and U.S Cole Campbell April 20 th, 2016 Gold vs. Iron; Origins of the Cold War Together, Pakistan and India possess upwards of 200 nuclear warheads, and have been locked in conflict

More information

THE COLD WAR Learning Goal 1:

THE COLD WAR Learning Goal 1: THE COLD WAR Learning Goal 1: Describe the causes and effects of the Cold War and explain how the Korean War, Vietnam War and the arms race were associated with the Cold War. RESULTS OF WWII RESULTS VE

More information

The Cold War. 1. What do you think you know about this topic? 2. What questions or puzzles do you have? 3. How can you explore this topic?

The Cold War. 1. What do you think you know about this topic? 2. What questions or puzzles do you have? 3. How can you explore this topic? The Cold War 1. What do you think you know about this topic? 2. What questions or puzzles do you have? 3. How can you explore this topic? Learning Targets I can explain the global political divisions that

More information

1) If I built a wall where Hw. 290 is, how would it affect your life? - You cannot cross this wall or you will be shot or imprisoned.

1) If I built a wall where Hw. 290 is, how would it affect your life? - You cannot cross this wall or you will be shot or imprisoned. 1) If I built a wall where Hw. 290 is, how would it affect your life? - You cannot cross this wall or you will be shot or imprisoned. - This wall continues to the borders of the United States, and surrounds

More information

Origins of the Cold War

Origins of the Cold War Origins of the Cold War Origins of the Cold War Ideological Differences Different philosophies/ideologies: Democratic Capitalism Marxist-Leninist Communism: Let the ruling class tremble Marx. Economic-Political

More information

Cold War Conflicts Chapter 26

Cold War Conflicts Chapter 26 Cold War Conflicts Chapter 26 Former Allies Clash After World War II the US and the Soviets had very different goals for the future. Under Soviet communism the state controlled all property and economic

More information

Student Handout: Unit 3 Lesson 3. The Cold War

Student Handout: Unit 3 Lesson 3. The Cold War Suggested time: 1 Hour What s important in this lesson: The Cold War With the end of the Second World War, a new international tension between Western Democratic countries and the Communist Soviet Union

More information

APUSH REVIEWED! THE COLD WAR BEGINS POST WW2, TRUMAN ADMINISTRATION

APUSH REVIEWED! THE COLD WAR BEGINS POST WW2, TRUMAN ADMINISTRATION APUSH 1945-1952 POST WW2, TRUMAN ADMINISTRATION THE COLD WAR BEGINS REVIEWED! American Pageant (Kennedy) Chapter 36 American History (Brinkley) Chapter 27 America s History (Henretta) Chapter 25-26 Fear

More information

Communism. Soviet Union government State (government) controls everything Opposite of democracy and capitalism (USA)

Communism. Soviet Union government State (government) controls everything Opposite of democracy and capitalism (USA) Cold War VS Communism Soviet Union government State (government) controls everything Opposite of democracy and capitalism (USA) United Nations (UN) Started with 50 member countries Created to promote peace

More information

OH NO! Karl s got the lamp shade on his head again!

OH NO! Karl s got the lamp shade on his head again! OH NO! Karl s got the lamp shade on his head again! RUSSIA AND E. EUROPE Russian Revolutions The February Revolution of 1917 Displaced Czar Nicholas II of Russia He was the final czar Attempt to establish

More information

The Cold War US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism

The Cold War US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism The Cold War 1945-1991 US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism US/USSR Relationship during WWII 1939: Stalin (USSR) makes a deal with Hitler (Germany).

More information

Guided Reading Activity 27-1

Guided Reading Activity 27-1 Guided Reading Activity 27-1 DIRECTIONS: Recalling the Facts Use the information in your textbook to answer the questions. Use another sheet of paper if necessary. 1. Who were the Big Three leaders? 2.

More information

Origins of the Cold War & The 8 Steps to the division of Europe I. Breakdown of the Grand Alliance A. With the Nazi attack of the USSR in June 41,

Origins of the Cold War & The 8 Steps to the division of Europe I. Breakdown of the Grand Alliance A. With the Nazi attack of the USSR in June 41, Origins of the Cold War & The 8 Steps to the division of Europe I. Breakdown of the Grand Alliance A. With the Nazi attack of the USSR in June 41, both the Brits and Americans sent aid to Russia creating

More information

Unit 6 World War II & Aftermath

Unit 6 World War II & Aftermath Unit 6 World War II & Aftermath Following WWI and the Gr. Depr US wanted to stay out of world affairs Needed to rebuild economy Pursued policies of: isolationism neutrality Neutrality Taking no side in

More information

Unit 13: Post War America: The Beginning of the Cold War and the 1950 s

Unit 13: Post War America: The Beginning of the Cold War and the 1950 s Name: Period: Unit 13: Post War America: The Beginning of the Cold War and the 1950 s Chapters 22 and 23 Pages 760-816 Homework: 1- Vocabulary due on 2-3- Castle Learning due and Test on Essential Questions:

More information

Unit 8. 5th Grade Social Studies Cold War Study Guide. Additional study material and review games are available at at

Unit 8. 5th Grade Social Studies Cold War Study Guide. Additional study material and review games are available at at Unit 8 5th Grade Social Studies Cold War Study Guide Additional study material and review games are available at www.jonathanfeicht.com. are available at www.jonathanfeicht.com. Copyright 2015. For single

More information

The Legacies of WWII

The Legacies of WWII The Cold War The Legacies of WWII WWI might have been the war to end all wars but it was WWII that shifted the psyche of humanity. The costs of total war were simply too high 55 million dead worldwide

More information

4.2.2 Korea, Cuba, Vietnam. Causes, Events and Results

4.2.2 Korea, Cuba, Vietnam. Causes, Events and Results 4.2.2 Korea, Cuba, Vietnam Causes, Events and Results This section will illustrate the extent of the Cold War outside of Europe & its impact on international affairs Our focus will be to analyze the causes

More information

1. Everybody should have the right to make as much money as they can Strongly agree Sort of agree Strongly disagree

1. Everybody should have the right to make as much money as they can Strongly agree Sort of agree Strongly disagree Name Class Date Objective: Do Now: Below is a poll. Each question relates to the differences that America had with the Soviet Union after World War II. Read each statement below, and circle the number

More information

Making of the Modern World 15. Lecture #10 The Cold War and the American Century

Making of the Modern World 15. Lecture #10 The Cold War and the American Century Making of the Modern World 15 Lecture #10 The Cold War and the American Century Uncle Joe Guess where. Origins of the Cold War US, USSR, Great Britain unnatural allies during World War II Tensions submerged

More information

OBJECTIVE 7.2 IRON CURTAIN DESCENDS THE ANALYZING THE EVENTS THAT BEGAN THE IDEOLOGICAL CONFLICT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE SOVIET UNION

OBJECTIVE 7.2 IRON CURTAIN DESCENDS THE ANALYZING THE EVENTS THAT BEGAN THE IDEOLOGICAL CONFLICT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE SOVIET UNION Name Period OBJECTIVE 7.2 IRON CURTAIN DESCENDS ANALYZING EVENTS THAT BEGAN IDEOLOGICAL CONFLICT BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND SOVIET UNION Name Period OBJECTIVE 7.2 begins FOLLOWING IS A CHRONOLOGICALLY ORDERED

More information

Chapter 18: Cold War Conflicts

Chapter 18: Cold War Conflicts Chapter 18: Cold War Conflicts Section 1: Origins of the Cold War United Nations Satellite Nation Containment Iron Curtain Cold War Truman Doctrine Marshall Plan Berlin Airlift North Atlantic Treaty Organization

More information

f. Oct 1944 Stalin and Churchill meet 1. spheres of influence in E. Europe 2. Baltic states go to Soviets 3. FDR against idea

f. Oct 1944 Stalin and Churchill meet 1. spheres of influence in E. Europe 2. Baltic states go to Soviets 3. FDR against idea Chapter 108 I. A gradual peace a. decisions made at confrences before and after the war II. Atlantic Charter a. promoted self-governement and economic security b. Four Freedoms III. Casablanca a. coordinated

More information

Ch 36. The Cold War and Post-War Society,

Ch 36. The Cold War and Post-War Society, Ch 36 The Cold War and Post-War Society, 1945-1952 President Harry S. Truman 1945-1953 Democrat Presidential Rankings: C-Span Survey, 2009 1. Abraham Lincoln 15. Bill Clinton 29. Zachary Taylor 2. Franklin

More information

What was the significance of the WW2 conferences?

What was the significance of the WW2 conferences? What was the significance of the WW2 conferences? Look at the this photograph carefully and analyse the following: Body Language Facial expressions Mood of the conference A New World Order: Following WW2,

More information

Cold War Conflicts NEXT

Cold War Conflicts NEXT Cold War Conflicts The Cold War and the danger of nuclear war define international affairs, especially after the Korean War. Fear of communism in the U.S. leads to accusations against innocent citizens.

More information

Unit 1: La Belle Époque and World War I ( )

Unit 1: La Belle Époque and World War I ( ) Unit 1: La Belle Époque and World War I (1900-1919) Application Question 1.2.3a Explain how trench warfare contributed to a stalemate on the Western Front. 1.1.4a Analyze the origins of World War I with

More information

International Influence

International Influence What is influence? Influence is how a thing or person affects another thing or person. When someone has influence over you, he or she has the power to change the decisions you make. You can think about

More information

Lesson 3a Cold War Crisis

Lesson 3a Cold War Crisis Lesson 3a Cold War Crisis Essential Question Assess the impact on superpower relations of Containment / Peaceful Coexistence Learning Outcomes - Students will: Preview WW2 problems Attempt to determine

More information

OUTLINE 8-1: TRUMAN AND THE COLD WAR,

OUTLINE 8-1: TRUMAN AND THE COLD WAR, OUTLINE 8-1: TRUMAN AND THE COLD WAR, 1945-1952 The United States responded to an uncertain and unstable postwar world by asserting and working to maintain a position of global leadership, with far-reaching

More information

. Thanks so much for purchasing this product! Interactive Notebooks are an amazing way to get your students engaged and active in their learning! The graphic organizers and foldables in this resource are

More information

General Certificate of Secondary Education History. Unit 2: The Cold War Higher Tier [GHY22] TUESDAY 12 JUNE, AFTERNOON

General Certificate of Secondary Education History. Unit 2: The Cold War Higher Tier [GHY22] TUESDAY 12 JUNE, AFTERNOON General Certificate of Secondary Education 2012 History Unit 2: The Cold War 1945 1991 Higher Tier [GHY22] TUESDAY 12 JUNE, AFTERNOON *GHY22* GHY22 TIME 1 hour 15 minutes. INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Write

More information

The Cold War US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism

The Cold War US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism The Cold War 1945-1991 US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism US/USSR Relationship during WWII 1939: Stalin (USSR) makes a deal with Hitler (Germany).

More information

The Cold War ( )

The Cold War ( ) The Cold War (1945-1991) Timeline USSR dissolves WWII Cold War 1939 1945 1989 1991 Revolutions of 1989 What is it US vs. USSR state of tension nuclear arms race Space Race propaganda war fighting through

More information

The Cold War A bitter rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, the two superpowers after WWII, that lasted for almost 50 years.

The Cold War A bitter rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, the two superpowers after WWII, that lasted for almost 50 years. The Cold War A bitter rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, the two superpowers after WWII, that lasted for almost 50 years. Satellite Nation: One that is dominated politically and economically

More information

Chapter 16 Unit Test Multiple Choice (2pts each)

Chapter 16 Unit Test Multiple Choice (2pts each) Name Date Period Chapter 16 Unit Test Multiple Choice (2pts each) 1. Which one of the following doctrines promised to aid nations struggling against communist movement? a. Monroe Doctrine b. Eisenhower

More information

The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War,

The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War, 1945-1953 Topics of Consideration 1. Roots of the Cold War 2. Containment and the Truman Doctrine 3. The Marshall Plan 4. The Berlin Blockade and NATO 5. Tools of Containment

More information

Postwar politics and the beginnings of the Cold War By: Julio Avila!

Postwar politics and the beginnings of the Cold War By: Julio Avila! Postwar politics and the beginnings of the Cold War By: Julio Avila! Ending WWII World War II The Allied powers consisted of : the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, the United States, China, and France.!

More information

The Cold War. In this module you will learn:

The Cold War. In this module you will learn: The Cold War In this module you will learn: 1. FOUR causes of the Cold War [BARE]. 2. NINE events which caused the Cold War. 3. FOUR decisions made at the Yalta Conference. 4. TWO decisions and THREE disagreements

More information

PhD Thesises. Gergő Bendegúz Cseh

PhD Thesises. Gergő Bendegúz Cseh 1 Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities History PhD School PhD Thesises Gergő Bendegúz Cseh The activity of the British and American military missions in the Allied Control Commissions of Italy,

More information

The Cold War Begins: CHAPTER 39

The Cold War Begins: CHAPTER 39 The Cold War Begins: 1946-1953 CHAPTER 39 OBJECTIVES Describe the economic transformation of the immediate post-wwii era. Explain the changes in the American population structure brought about the baby

More information

The Cold War An overview

The Cold War An overview The Cold War An overview 1945-1960 I m takin you down, Freedom!! You and all your Western Friends! Neeeiiigggghhhh!! We re going to stamp you out, you and all your Commie cronies! What is the Cold War?

More information

HISTORY A (EXPLAINING THE MODERN WORLD)

HISTORY A (EXPLAINING THE MODERN WORLD) HISTORY A (EXPLAINING THE MODERN WORLD) for International Relations c.1918-2001 Recommended guided : 36 Note to Teachers The key element in all of the Schemes of Work is the Content. It is not the place

More information

Modern World History - Honors Course Study Guide

Modern World History - Honors Course Study Guide Created 1-11 Modern World History - Honors Course Study Guide Unit I Absolutism 1. What was absolutism? How did the absolute monarchs of Europe in the 16 th and 17 th centuries justify their right to rule?

More information

* US-VA History SOL Review: Post World War II America and the Cold War

* US-VA History SOL Review: Post World War II America and the Cold War * US-VA History SOL Review: Post World War II America and the Cold War *The Cold War Between the United States and the USSR A War of Ideology and Visions, 1945 1991. The Cold War lasted from the end of

More information

The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War,

The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War, The Dawn of the Cold War, 1945-1954 Topics of Consideration 1. Roots of the Cold War 2. Containment and the Truman Doctrine 3. The Marshall Plan 4. The Berlin Blockade and NATO 5. Tools of Containment

More information

NATIONALIST CHINA THE FIRST FEW YEARS OF HIS RULE IS CONSIDERED THE WARLORD PERIOD

NATIONALIST CHINA THE FIRST FEW YEARS OF HIS RULE IS CONSIDERED THE WARLORD PERIOD NATIONALIST CHINA 1911=CHINESE REVOLUTION; LED BY SUN YAT SEN; OVERTHROW THE EMPEROR CREATE A REPUBLIC (E.G. THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA) CHINESE NATIONALISTS WERE ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE KUOMINTANG (KMT) CHIANG

More information

The Cold War

The Cold War The Cold War 1941-1991 20% of your overall mark Sat with Early Elizabethan England on paper 2 Friday 8th June 2018 PM 1 hour 45 minutes You will ONLY be tested your knowledge e.g. no sources or interpretations

More information

What was the Cold War?

What was the Cold War? The Cold War What was the Cold War? Period of tension (1945-1991) involving primarily the two superpowers (United States and Soviet Union) following W.W.II No Direct Conflict between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.

More information

4/17/2008. Mr. Kanyang onda. The Korean Conflict (US) 6.25 War (South Korea) Fatherland Liberation War (North Korea)

4/17/2008. Mr. Kanyang onda. The Korean Conflict (US) 6.25 War (South Korea) Fatherland Liberation War (North Korea) Mr. Kanyang onda The Korean Conflict (US) 6.25 War (South Korea) Fatherland Liberation War (North Korea) War to Resist America and Aid Korea (China) Generally referred to as The Forgotten War because it

More information

Social Studies The Cold War Unit 1: Origins of the Cold War

Social Studies The Cold War Unit 1: Origins of the Cold War Understandings Questions Knowledge Vocabulary After WW II, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union led to a war without direct conflict, the Cold War. America s reaction to this perceived

More information

UNIT 1 THE COLD WAR INTRODUCTION THE COLD WAR REMEMBERED:

UNIT 1 THE COLD WAR INTRODUCTION THE COLD WAR REMEMBERED: UNIT 1 THE COLD WAR UNIT 1 THE COLD WAR INTRODUCTION The purpose of history is to research, analyze and interpret documents and other important historical evidence to learn why significant historical

More information

Learning Goal 17: Student will be able to explain how the Cold War started.

Learning Goal 17: Student will be able to explain how the Cold War started. Cold War and 1950s Learning Goal 17: Student will be able to explain how the Cold War started. - Western fear of Communist Expansion (Containment, Truman Doctrine, McCarthyism, Second Red Scare, HUAC,

More information

Chapter 17 WS - Dr. Larson - Summer School

Chapter 17 WS - Dr. Larson - Summer School Name: Class: _ Date: _ Chapter 17 WS - Dr. Larson - Summer School Matching IDENTIFYING KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, AND PLACES Match each name with his or her description below. You will not use all the names. a.

More information

World History 3201/ Histoire mondiale 3231 Answer Key - August Multiple Choice

World History 3201/ Histoire mondiale 3231 Answer Key - August Multiple Choice World History 3201/ Histoire mondiale 3231 Answer Key - August 2008 Multiple Choice 1. C 2. B 3. D 4. B 5. B 6. C 7. B 8. A 9. C 10. D 11. B 12. A 13. C 14. B 15. A 16. D 17. D 18. C 19. D 20. D 21. A

More information

Paper 1 C8 A World Divided: Superpower Relations

Paper 1 C8 A World Divided: Superpower Relations Paper 1 C8 A World Divided: Superpower Relations 1945-1962 BARE (Causes of the Cold War) GESCHICHTE (Beliefs - ideological and structural differences east and west) SURPRISE (Tehran) PODCASTERS (Yalta)

More information

Section 4: How did the Cold War develop?

Section 4: How did the Cold War develop? Section 4: How did the Cold War develop? 1943 56 Question Number 4 (a) Describe one decision made by the Allies about the war against Germany at the Teheran Conference, 1943. Target: Key features/recall

More information

German Stormtroopers(=shock troops) Star Wars Stormtroopers of the Empire

German Stormtroopers(=shock troops) Star Wars Stormtroopers of the Empire German Stormtroopers(=shock troops) Star Wars Stormtroopers of the Empire A. Joseph Stalin*: took over USSR when Lenin died in 1924=a dictator ---he ruled USSR from 1926-1953 1. The Great Purge*--over

More information

USSR United Soviet Socialist Republic

USSR United Soviet Socialist Republic USSR United Soviet Socialist Republic United States Great Britain FDR Joseph Stalin Winston Churchill Truman Major Leaders of the War Franklin D. Roosevelt (Allied Power) U.S. President Elected in 1933

More information

Post War Politics and the beginning of the Cold War and the East-West split. Morgan Fleming Mr. Beck IB History of the Americas February 15, 2017

Post War Politics and the beginning of the Cold War and the East-West split. Morgan Fleming Mr. Beck IB History of the Americas February 15, 2017 VIDEO STALIN POLICY Post War Politics and the beginning of the Cold War and the East-West split Morgan Fleming Mr. Beck IB History of the Americas February 15, 2017 Ending of WWII - WWII September 1, 1939-

More information

Cold War Ch 27 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Quiz Day. HW: Hungary/Czechoslovakia video worksheet 20 Quiz Day

Cold War Ch 27 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Quiz Day. HW: Hungary/Czechoslovakia video worksheet 20 Quiz Day Causes World War II allies disagree on the future of Eastern Europe. Stalin favors a weak and divided Germany. The United States and Britain prefer a strong and united Germany. At Potsdam, Stalin refuses

More information

CHAPTER 25. Cold War America. I. Containment and a Divided Global Order. A. Origins of the Cold War. 1. Yalta

CHAPTER 25. Cold War America. I. Containment and a Divided Global Order. A. Origins of the Cold War. 1. Yalta CHAPTER 25 Cold War America 1945 1963 A. Origins of the Cold War 1. Yalta -Big Three (Churchill, FDR, Stalin) met in Feb. 1945, to create a United Nations (the three plus France and China) holding permanent

More information

A. True or False Where the statement is true, mark T. Where it is false, mark F, and correct it in the space immediately below.

A. True or False Where the statement is true, mark T. Where it is false, mark F, and correct it in the space immediately below. AP European History Mr. Mercado (Rev. 09) Name Chapter 30 Cold War Conflicts and Social Transformations, 1945-1985 A. True or False Where the statement is true, mark T. Where it is false, mark F, and correct

More information

Georgia High School Graduation Test Tutorial. World History from World War I to World War II

Georgia High School Graduation Test Tutorial. World History from World War I to World War II Georgia High School Graduation Test Tutorial World History from World War I to World War II Causes of World War I 1. Balkan Nationalism Causes of World War I 2. Entangled Alliances Causes of World War

More information

Name: Class: Date: World War II and the Holocaust: Reading Essentials and Study Guide: Lesson 3

Name: Class: Date: World War II and the Holocaust: Reading Essentials and Study Guide: Lesson 3 Reading Essentials and Study Guide World War II and the Holocaust Lesson 3 The Home Front and Civilians ESSENTIAL QUESTION How does war impact society and the environment? Reading HELPDESK Content Vocabulary

More information

Who was really in charge of the Korean Conflict: the United Nations or the United States?

Who was really in charge of the Korean Conflict: the United Nations or the United States? Who was really in charge of the Korean Conflict: the United Nations or the United States? Lesson Procedures Note- This module is organized around four basic steps essential to an inquiry. You are welcome,

More information

Origins of the Cold War

Origins of the Cold War 602-608-Chapter 18 10/21/02 5:39 PM Page 602 Page 1 of 7 Origins of the Cold War WHY IT MATTERS NOW Terms & Names The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as two superpowers with

More information

USA WORLD CHAPTER 26. Senator Joseph McCarthy, shown here, charged that Communists had infiltrated many areas of American life Dwight D.

USA WORLD CHAPTER 26. Senator Joseph McCarthy, shown here, charged that Communists had infiltrated many areas of American life Dwight D. Senator Joseph McCarthy, shown here, charged that Communists had infiltrated many areas of American life. 1948 Harry S. Truman is elected president. USA WORLD CHAPTER 26 1949 United States joins NATO.

More information

Eisenhower s Policies

Eisenhower s Policies Eisenhower s Policies Main Idea As president, Eisenhower developed plans to reduce world tensions while containing and competing with communism. Key Terms and Names massive retaliation, Sputnik, brinkmanship,

More information

1. Base your answer to the following question on the cartoon below and on your knowledge of social studies.

1. Base your answer to the following question on the cartoon below and on your knowledge of social studies. 1. Base your answer to the following question on the cartoon below and on your knowledge of social studies. 3. Base your answer on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies. In the cartoon,

More information

The Beginning SLMS/11

The Beginning SLMS/11 The Beginning End of World War II Toward the end of World War II, it was becoming clear that Britain and the USA had different world goals from the USSR. The USSR had liberated Eastern European nations

More information

Origins of the Cold War

Origins of the Cold War Origins of the Cold War WHY IT MATTERS NOW Terms & Names The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as two superpowers with vastly different political and economic systems. After

More information

A Level History A OCR. Course Guide. Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany HISTORY A. Democracy and Church and State

A Level History A OCR. Course Guide. Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany HISTORY A. Democracy and Church and State Course Guide OCR A Level History A AS A2 9 1963 Dictatorship in Germany 1919 1963 Professor Mary Fulbrook and David Williamson Series consultant: Chris Taylor Professor Mary Fulbrook and David Williamson

More information

The Cold War: s

The Cold War: s Essential Questions: 1) What were the causes of the Cold War? 2) Why is the Cold War considered more of an ideological struggle rather than military conflict? 3) What were the political Consequences of

More information

Why It Matters. Turning Points. Primary Sources Library

Why It Matters. Turning Points. Primary Sources Library Turning Points 1945 1975 Why It Matters As you study Unit 10, you will learn about the changes that came after World War II. Out of the war came a new sense of global responsibility as the United States

More information

Chapter 27 The Cold War at Home and Abroad,

Chapter 27 The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 67 Chapter 27 The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952 Practice Test 1. The popular film The Best Years of Our Lives reflected Americans A) rejection of the trend toward suburban living. B) desire to

More information

North Adams Public Schools Curriculum Map th Grade United States History II Unit 1: America at War: World War II (20 weeks)

North Adams Public Schools Curriculum Map th Grade United States History II Unit 1: America at War: World War II (20 weeks) Unit 1: America at War: World War II (20 weeks) Topic 1: The Beginning Notes Vocabulary Assessment USII.7 Explain the course and significance of President Wilson s wartime diplomacy, including his Fourteen

More information

Option 26/27 Topic booklet

Option 26/27 Topic booklet Option 26/27 Topic booklet Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941 91 GCSE (9-1) History Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in History (1HI0) Contents 1. Overview 2 1.1 Assessment 2 2. Content

More information

Cold War. What is it? Why does it develop? What does it take to win? How is it fought? What are the consequences?

Cold War. What is it? Why does it develop? What does it take to win? How is it fought? What are the consequences? The Cold War Cold War What is it? Why does it develop? What does it take to win? How is it fought? What are the consequences? Cold War What is it? Conflict, tension U.S. & allies mostly in western Europe

More information

democracy, and the conflict between the United States and Soviet Union superpowers in post World War II era through early 1990 s.

democracy, and the conflict between the United States and Soviet Union superpowers in post World War II era through early 1990 s. Lesson Plan on Origins of the Cold War Tara Byard Number of class periods: Six 45 min class periods West Virginia Next Generations Social Studies Standards: History Cluster 5: Demonstrate an understanding

More information