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The Cold War History 17B Mr. Bsharah
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Questions for Consideration: How did the Cold War emerge in the postwar era? How did the Cold War reshape ideas of American freedom? What effects did the anti-communism of the Cold War have on American politics and culture?
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Wartime Planning for the Future Atlantic Charter(Aug 41) Churchill and FDR Wilson’s 14 Points Casablanca Conference (Jan 43) Roosevelt, Churchill, Molotov Unconditional Surrender Europe’s Soft Underbelly Cairo (Nov 43) US and Britain promise to return to China all territory taken by Japan Teheran Conference (Nov 43) Stalin, FDR, Churchill Stalin agrees to free elections and join the U.N. Yalta Conference (Feb 45) FDR, Stalin, Churchill USSR agrees to join war against Japan Divide Germany into 4 war zones Potsdam Conference (July 45) Truman, Stalin, Churchill, Atlee
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Cold War Origins Russian Revolution Deeply held suspicions develop Decolonization and collapse of old
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Unformatted text preview: empires Postwar political turmoil in Greece and Poland Atomic Diplomacy Air Age and Shrinking of the Globe Cold War Objectives I. Safeguard U.S. national interests II. Avoid the Outbreak of Nuclear War III. Help other nations improve social and economic conditions IV. Promote democracy throughout World Weapons of Cold War Propaganda Diplomatic Moves Scientific Competition Economic Competition Espionage Subversion Localized Military Action Significant Cold War Events 1946 Iron Curtain Speech 1947 HUAC and CIA 1948-49 Berlin Airlift 1949 Soviet A-Bomb 1949 China and Mao 1950-53 Korean War 1950-55 Red Scare 1957 Sputnik 1958 NASA 1959 Castro 1960 U-2 Incident 1961 Berlin Wall/ Bay of Pigs 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis 1970s Nixon and Dtente 1980s Reagan and Evil Empire 1989 Berlin Wall Comes Down/ Tiananmen Square 1993 Yeltsin and Collapse of USSR Fat Man Little Boy...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2012 for the course HISTORY 104 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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