Outline Lecture Fifteen ec 20101

Outline Lecture Fifteen ec 20101 - Week Six Outline Lecture...

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Week Six Outline Lecture Fifteen—The Making of the Cold War Key Questions: 1) How did the Cold War originate? 2) How did it evolve and expand in scale? 3) What were its global repercussions? I) The Origins of the Cold War a) Agreements towards the end of WWII i) Acknowledgment of Russian losses in war ii) Churchill’s concession to Stalin, Moscow 1944 (1) “Percentage agreement” b) Peace settlements i) Potsdam, July 1945 ii) Problematic location of Berlin c) Miscalculations of Soviet expansion i) Japan’s early surrender ii) Rapid Soviet expansion into Central Europe and Balkans (1) Control over Berlin (2) Western powers’ response (3) Berlin Blockade 1948-1949 (a) Berlin Airlift II) Policy of Containment a) Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech, Fulton Missouri, March 1946 b) Truman Doctrine March 1947 i) Same as Wilsonian self-determination?
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MMW 6 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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