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Chapter 28 - Chapter 28 1 Discuss the results of the...

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Chapter 28 1. Discuss the results of the Potsdam Conference. 664-666 premise - Third conference between Big Three (Soviet Union, U.S. and Great Britain) - Each side would take reparations from own occupation zone “Because they could not agree on how to govern Europe” - This marked the end of the wartime alliance, for next decade control over Europe, clash over spread of communism Each side would take reparations primarily from its own occupation zone, which foreshadowed the future division of Germany. It makes the end of the wartime alliance. This would clash over the spread of communism in Asia. 2. Describe events in Europe after its division between the free world and Communist camps. 666 - East; Soviet Red Army over Poland and the Balkans - Western; liberated - IRON CURTAIN; refers to the boundary in Europe that divided Soviet dominated eastern and central Europe from western Europe free from Soviet control The disagreement was over who would control postwar Europe. Soviets claimed Poland and the Balkins. America liberated west Europe. Russians wanted communist government loyal to Moscow. U.S. wanted to have people vote. Stalin brought down an Iron Curtain. 3. Explain how the Soviets rebuilt their economy after WW2. 667 - Jan. 1945 requested $6 billion loan, didn’t work. - May 1945 Lend-Lease not working, Truman stop all shipments to and from Russia - Deprived of American help, forced to rebuild through reparations. - Systematically removed factories and plants from other areas they controlled and slowly recovered from war Through reparations. They were deprived of American assistance. They systematically removed plants and factories for areas they controlled. 4. Name the supporters of the Containment Policy. 668-669 - General George C. Marshall o Relying heavily on Dean Acheson and George Kennan Marshall, Acheson, and Kennan. 5. Describe the Truman Doctrine of 1947. 669-670 - In 19147, President Truman asked Congress for money to aid the Greek and Turkish governments that were then threatened by communist rebels. Arguing for the appropriations, Truman asserted his doctrine that the United States was committed to support free people everywhere who were resisting subjugation by communist attack or rebellion.
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