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Unformatted text preview: History Two Exam Four 4-14-08 Cold War-After Japan surrendered Americans wanted peace, prosperity and international cooperation through the United Nations-Wartime alliance between GB, US, and Soviet was starting to fall apart-Pre-war antagonisms resurfaced and conflicts arised between US and Soviets-The Cold War came to define international politicks for the rest of the century-1946 Truman wanted to contain he speared of Soviet power-Stalin wanted a buffer from the USSR and the rest of the West-Poland and Bulgria, he will form brutal communist govs.-Czechoclovaia and Hungary eh will allow non-communist government at first but will later put up one-The former allies reach a deadlock over the future of Germany-US wanted to destroy Germanys ability to make a military-Everybody wanted to also rebuild their economy-Soviets wanted to keep Germanys economy weak so they could build up theres and make them dependent on them-1946 Germany divided into a USSR controlled Eastern Half and a GB, US, France controlled Western...
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