Cold War

Cold War - Cold War 1 Soviet-American tensions a Were further exasperated in 1946 b Stalin and Churchill has an informal declarations of the Cold

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Cold War 1. Soviet-American tensions a. Were further exasperated in 1946 b. Stalin and Churchill has an informal declarations of the Cold War i. Stalin announced 5 year industrial plan because of the possibility of war ii. Churchill comes to US to visit Truman to see speech in MI on the Soviet’s dropping the “iron curtain” over New York iii. Policy makers are looking for an international rational c. American’s thought the Soviet Union needed to be contained i. If it was contained would break up or mellow ii. After collapse of the Soviet Union, Kennan was thrilled, but it was off of a time frame of 44 years iii. Policy markers put aside the cautionary sides of Kennan’s long telegram d. Both sides were hardening, and Soviets began to take control in eastern Europe i. The local communist parties ii. Wallace’s reputation fluctuated throughout the years 1. He was distressed by Churchill’s iron curtain speech 2. He goes public with that speech of NY in 1947 3. He urges “friendly competition” with Russia as if it was a
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course HIST 072 taught by Professor Jenniferl.bertolet during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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Cold War - Cold War 1 Soviet-American tensions a Were further exasperated in 1946 b Stalin and Churchill has an informal declarations of the Cold

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