Cold War

Cold War - -US containment o How will Soviets be contained...

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Cold War - two parts to protect people - Russia wanted colonial system o autarky- created independent country, self contained - US for “open door” system o Revolution leads to US fears - Lefler’s view o CW stemmed from ideological rivalry and fear of Soviet power - Stalin’s goals o Realpolitik required Allied cooperation
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Unformatted text preview: -US containment o How will Soviets be contained (post WW2) -Both sides seek security -Russians see themselves as saviors of the world o Hitlers tyranny o The Mongols o See themselves as the Third Rome -Problems right after WW2 o Starvation in Germany o Harsh winter...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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