The extreme socio-economic conditions coupled with weak political systems in both
post-WWI Italy and Germany served as a platform for the rise of both Hitler and
Mussolini. These extreme conditions, caused by WWI, left both nations vulnerable and
Things to Know:
Stolypin Plans: all communes, which there had been no general distribution of
land since 1861 were to be dissolved.
Bloody Sunday 1905
Intro: For 300 years under Romanov rule Russia had security and power due to vast
amounts of land and
The Causes of WW2
-To what extent was the Second World War caused by Hitlers policies?
-How important were appeasement and the collapse of the League of Nations?
-Why did international diplomacy fail to prevent the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939
HOW DID THIS NIGGA STALIN GAIN POWER?
Heavily influenced political machinery to his benefit
Stalin maintained a strong position in the party bureaucracy in the Comintern
enabled him to exert considerable control over party membership, allowing
him to pre
Things to Know:
Berlin Wall built 1961
SALT: Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
Reagan End of Cold War:
After 1945 there were obvious divisions between eastern and Western Europe. The USSR
and the US were
The Origins of the Cold War 1945 1953
Intro: 1917 Russia October Revolution, 1943 Tehran conference inevitability of the Cold War
Thesis: The Cold War was caused by intrinsic differences in beliefs that were brought to a bubbling point with Trumans
In the years after 1945, the divisions of the Cold War were an established facet of
life between Eastern Europe and the West. The USSR and the US were both
ideologically and geographically divided, with two opposing factions that were
military prepared. T
End of Cold War - Review
I. Triumphalist US historians or Reagan Victory school Reagan was
responsible for ending Cold War
Some historians, including Professor of history John Lewis Gaddis argues that Reagan combined
a policy of militancy and operational
Intro In the years after 1945 the Cold War seemed like it was an established fact of life in Europe there were
two armed camps facing each other across the iron curtain.
Divided both ideologic
Questions on the end of the Cold War
1. In what ways, and with what significance, did either Kennedy or Reagan influence the
development of the Cold War?
7. The Cold War came to an end primarily because of Gorbachevs changes in Sovie