The Cold War - 1949 Nuclear arms race US Defense Spending...

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The Cold War 1945-1970s
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Objective To understand postwar international order To understand the causes of the Cold War To understand the nature of the Cold War
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Causes of the Cold War The end of World War II Soviet troops occupied Eastern Europe Division of Germany Yalta Conference Change in balance of power
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Causes of the Cold War Soviet motivations US involvement Who is right?
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The Cold War The Truman Doctrine (1947) European Recovery Program (Marshall Plan, 1947)
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The Cold War Status of Germany Permanent Division Berlin Airlift (1948) Berlin Wall (1961)
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The Berlin Airlift
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The Cold War Soviet domination of Eastern Europe Soviets explode first atom bomb, 1949 Rise of puppet states Yugoslavia
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First Soviet Atom Bomb 1949
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The Cold War Changes in Soviet leadership Stalin dies 1953 Nikita Khrushchev 1956-1964 Leonid Brezhnev 1964-1982 Gorbachev 1985-1991
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Nikita Khruschev
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Mikhail Gorbachev
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The Cold War Threat of nuclear warfare Atomic bombs end World War II Change in warfare Soviet Union explodes first atom bomb in
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Unformatted text preview: 1949 Nuclear arms race US Defense Spending 1941-61 The Cold War The Cold War expands beyond Europe China (1949) Korean War (1950-53) Cuba Vietnam War Mao Zedong Korean War Vietnam War Ho Chi Minh Vietnam War The Cold War Decolonization Decline of European powers The Third World Decolonization and the Cold War The Cold War Middle East State of Israel created in 1948 Middle East and the Cold War Role of Oil The Cold War European Integration (1951-Present) Lessons from World War II European Coal and Steel Community Treaty of Rome Franco-German Cooperation The Cold War Changes in Western society Material prosperity Secular Society Globalization The Cold War Challenge to Soviet domination Hungary (1956) Czechoslovakia (1968) Brezhnev Doctrine Prague Spring 1968 Dtente Decreased tensions between US and Soviet Union Nuclear arms agreements US and China Dtente...
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