Berlin Wall Prep

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Berlin Wall Prep Describe what is happening in this photo Construction in 1961 after the Cold War has been going on for a while Separation represented communism v. democracy Physical symbol of how difficult the Cold War could be at times Divides Berlin Division had existed since the end of WWII Prevents Germany from uniting and becoming a world power again West of Berlin Wall= Democratic  East of Berlin Wall= Communist Cold War o Conflict between U.S and Soviet Union concerning form of  government (communism v. democracy) Before the photo 3 Conferences—Yalta, Tehran, and Potsdam o Tehran 1943 First of three large meeting between the Allied powers  (Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill) Discussed the opening of the second front to ease the  pressure on the Soviets Discussed the final strategies to defeat the Nazis o Yalta Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill Discussed Poland, maintaining the British empire, getting  Soviet help against Japan, Soviet involvement in the United  Nations and post-war German occupation Tension eventually led to the Cold War
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course USH 101 taught by Professor Saks during the Spring '10 term at University of Miami.

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