Cold War

Cold War - Cold War Unlike WWI, WWII was very conclusive o...

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Cold War Unlike WWI, WWII was very conclusive o Many great powers were left powerless USA and USSR left as only remaining military powers o How will this 2 powered world going to be powered Super powers emerge o Europe gets divided into “Spheres of influence” Conflicts between USA and USSR emerge Competition as to who gets influence Very different military and economic interests Failure to interact productively Americans create: o A military Alliance NATO o Economic Alliance Bretton Woods System IMF World Bank USSR create: o Military Alliance Warsaw Pact o Economic Alliance Comiecon Late 40’s to Late 80’s Interests o Superpowers and allies sought to max global influence o Seek to gain in wealth and territory
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