Marriage of convenience the western allies and soviet union

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o Marriage of convenience the western allies and soviet union o Wartime tension and disagreements - Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam – disagreed on the future of Europe. Churchill feared Stalin would install communism o The New Blocs: Dividing Europe, 1945-1961 Soviets in Eastern Europe: Security and Expansion of communism Stalin wanted to spread and secure the future of communism Established 1 party dictatorships in E. Europe Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech symbolized the divide in Europe The Brezhnev Doctrine – if any socialist country tries to reform itself that may endanger any other socialist country then the Warsaw pact would intervene Containment – US policy towards communism, keep it from spreading (historically worked) Military Force Economic Aid Covert political action – overthrow countries that may be becoming communist o Marshall Plan – stimulated west European recovery to produce staple democracies in Europe Very successful large package of aid in which money would go to Europe
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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