-Stalin promises free elelections - Roosevelt knew this would cause problems
=> becomes clear that this wont happen
*Stalin forces communism onto Poland.
*The U.S see clearly that any relationships made during the war were mi
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History of International Relations
*History as a field of study
-not simply facts and dates
-As historians, we try to explain why certain things happen the way it did.
-It is explaining how it happend and why it happend the way it did.
=> GOAL of cl
*1917 The Bolsheivik Revolution
Vladmir Lenin (1870-1924 comes to power
In the fall of 1917, Lenin leads a revoltuon to overthrow the Russian
Lenina and the World Revoltion
Rejection of exisiting internaional order and international norms
Potsdam Conference 1945
Truman liked Stalin because he was straight forward and compromised when
he didnt get what he wanted.
*Soviet Demands in Turkey 1945-46
-Russia had eyes on Turkey before the war.
-Stalin sought to extended Communism to Turkey => So
*Feb 1948 Czechoslovkia falls to complete USS domiance.
=> confirms that Western Europe can easily fall to USSR Communism.
*Western Union created (5 countries to protect each other) - Western Europe united
*idea that Germany was to become on
negative effects at home
when we have to respond everytime
we are permanetley
Being the constant responder to war, => cost, problems at home
Is attacking Moscow a good thing? => possibly starting WWIII
*NSC 162/ 2
Lecture: The outbreak of the cold war (1945-47) + From Containment to
Germany wasnt occupied after WWI
*As WWII comes around, the allies want Germany to surrender and be in their
-wanted to reconstruct German society (military,
*The Baruch Plan
1. Exchange of basic scientific information
2. International control of nuclear power to ensure its use for only peaceful
3. Eliminate from national armaments atomic weapons and all other major
weapons adaptable to mass destruct
*Years of Hope and Years of Crises. 1954-61
Death of Stalin 1953
Eisenhowers New Look
Hope in Geneva and Austria
De-Stanlinization in the East
Germany Again- Berlin Again
Hope and Crises 1959-1961
The Rise of John F.
*The Geneva Summit 1955
Eisenhower meets Nikolai Bulgainn and Nikita K in Sw
*Eisenhower Open Skies 1955
proposal from Eisenhower that allowes aeiral surviellence of the other power to
prevent the stockpiling of weapons as part of future negotations abut
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