2 Atlantic Conference 1941 Attendees: Roosevelt & Churchill Location: Off NewfoundlandDecisions: The Atlantic Charter principlesNo territorial expansionNo territorial changes w/o consent of inhabitantsSelf-determination for all peopleFreer tradeCooperation for the improvement of other nationsDisarming of all aggressors
3 Atlantic Conference 1941Becomes the foundation of the UN Charter
4 Casablanca Conference 1943 Attendees: Roosevelt & ChurchillLocation: Casablanca, MoroccoDecision: Accept nothing less than unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.
5 Cairo Conference 1943Attendees: Roosevelt, Churchill, & Chiang Kai-shekLocation: Cairo, EgyptDecisions: Korea to be independent at war’s end. Taiwan to be returned to China from Japan.
6 Teheran Conference 1943 Attendees: Roosevelt, Churchill, & Stalin Location: Teheran, IranDecisions: Agreement to open a second battlefront in Europe.Russia agreed to enter war against Japan after defeat of Germany.
7 Yalta Conference 1945 Attendees: Roosevelt, Churchill & Stalin Location: Yalta, Crimea, USSRRoosevelt’s goals:Get Stalin to agree to enter the war in the PacificGet Stalin to accept a United NationsHave Stalin promise to allow free elections in Poland at the end of the war
8 Yalta Conference 1945 Decisions: Germany to be disarmed & divided into 4 zones of occupationVeto power for Big Five nations at the UNRussia granted 3 seats in UN General AssemblyIn exchange for entering war against Japan w/in 3 months after Germany surrenders, Russia gets land in and around Manchuria, Southern Sakhalin Is., and Central Kurile IslandRussia pledges free elections in E. EuropeWar crimes trials to be held after the war
9 Potsdam Conference 1945 Attendees: Truman, Stalin, & Churchill/Attlee Location: Potsdam, GermanyDecisions: Potsdam Declaration—Japan to surrender unconditionally or face prompt and utter destruction
10 Potsdam Conference 1945 A council is set up to administer Germany German people are moved out of Czechoslovakia, Hungary & Poland into GermanyRussia announces there would be no elections in eastern EuropeTruman learns in Potsdam that the atomic bomb was successfully tested in New Mexico
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