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Monday, March 19 HW Out (#4)/MASH Cards Out Take a Cover Sheet Empty and clip together the Classwork Section of your binder. Warmup (lined paper #2): –React to these images: What might they be describing? What perspectives to they represent?
The Cold War: A conflict between THE USA/NATO and THE SOVIET UNION, fought for 50+ years using INTIMIDATION, SPHERES OF INFLUENCE, and PROXY WARS. THE USA/NATO THE SOVIET UNION INTIMIDATION SPHERES OF INFLUENCE PROXY WARS
Goals of the Superpowers (#5) Goals of the Superpowers USAUSSR Which ECONOMIC SYSTEM is best? What is your view on TRADE? What should be done w/ E. EUROPE? What should be done w/ GERMANY? What is the best way to get SECURITY for your people?
Poster must include: 15 minutes Country Name/Symbol Name of Goal Any Vocab
Yalta Conference (notes) February 1945: –War in Europe is coming to a close –Big 3 meet in Yalta, USSR to plan post-war world: FDR, Churchill, Stalin
In Your Groups: Choose a leader to represent your country. Read the list of goals for Yalta. Prepare a short statement of your goals. Make a simple costume showing who you are. Great Britain: Winston Churchill USA: Franklin D. Roosevelt USSR: Joseph Stalin 10 minutes
What does each want? Great Britain: Winston Churchill USA: Franklin D. Roosevelt USSR: Joseph Stalin
What are the main decisions made at the conference? Germany would be divided into four Allied occupation zones for rebuilding. 1 Stalin agreed to enter the fight against Japan within 90 days after the defeat of Germany. 2 Nazi war criminals were to be hunted down and brought to justice. 3
Yalta: Occupation of Germany Draw in the borders of E. & W. Germany on your Map
Potsdam Conference (July 1945) In Potsdam, Truman and Stalin agreed to recognize each other’s influence over areas where their troops remained Stalin announced that communism and capitalism can’t exist in the same world and that war between the USA and the USSR is certain to happen.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) In 1949, ten Western European nations joined with the US and Canada to form a defensive military alliance. Any country in NATO that was attacked would have the support of all NATO countries. This was the first time the US had joined a military agreement during peacetime.
Warsaw Pact Formed by USSR in response to NATO. It included Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania. It was meant to be a defense for the Soviet Union and its satellite countries, as well as contain “Western influence”
Superpower Goals in Europe
Map Activity On your map, locate the countries in NATO and the Warsaw Pact Label them N for NATO and W for Warsaw Pact NATO – Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, UK, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Turkey, and Greece. Warsaw Pact – Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania