CP2-06 - RGKey.docx - Canada in the Post War World Resource Counterpoints Exploring Canadian Issues Chapter 6 Introduction 1 Who was Igor Gouzenko 2

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Canada in the Post - War World Resource: Counterpoints: Exploring Canadian Issues Chapter 6 Introduction 1. Who was Igor Gouzenko? 2. What effect did Gouzenko’s revelations have on how Canadians saw international relations? The Cold War Begins 3. Why were the USSR and the US reluctant to engage directly in armed conflicts after WWII? 4. How did they compete? 5. Complete the following chart outlining the differences between the US and USSR. USSR US Government form Economy Political freedoms Why were western countries suspicious of the Soviet Union? 7. Why were the Soviets suspicious of the west? 8. How did the Soviets try to protect themselves from invasion? 9. How did the US try to combat the spread of communism within its own boundaries? 10. List how some Canadian governments responded to fears of communist spying in Canada? NATO and the Warsaw Pact 11. What was the purpose of NATO? 12. How did the Soviets react when West Germany was admitted to NATO? 13.
What was the Soviet response to a revolution in Hungary? 14. Why did the Soviets build a wall around West Berlin? 15. What was Canada’s commitment to NATO? The Issue of North American Defense 16. What did the United States build to protect itself from attack by Soviet manned bombers? 17. What technological change countered these defenses? 18. What organization did the US and Canada form to manage the air defense of North America?

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