notes 3 - I Origins of the Cold War Origins of the Cold War...

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Origins of the Cold War I Origins of the Cold War A Big 3 Meetings 1 1945 Teheran Meeting shifting of Polish border to the west toward Russia secret agreement Roosevelt didn’t want E. European Americans to know he gave away pieces of their land when it came to voting for his 4 th consecutive term 2 Oct 1944 – Percentage Agreement Churchill goes to Moscow and writes the names of E. European countries and percentages of them to give to other nations Romania, Greece, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Bulgaria Stalin’s famous checkmark 3 1945 – Yalta Meeting finalized Polish frontier pledges of free elections devision of Germany establishment of UN secret agreement of Soviet Union to join against Japan drive Japan out of British and American colonies Russia joins B War Ends – May 9, 1945 1 Potsdam 1945 Us Working to develop atomic bombs Manhattan project Truman in Potsdam Informs Stalin we have weapon Stalin already knew because he had spies Truman had hopes to intimidate Russia but it didn’t work Germany was divided 2 th Hiroshima and Nagasaki 3 Aug 8 – Soviets declare war on Japan 4 1946 – 2 Camps Speech Lenin’s Socialism vs. Imperialism 5 Iron Curtain Speech
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