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H/O Pre-war attitudes (see Drift towards World War II handout)
Isolationism Neutrality Act (1935)
Gradual shift toward involvement
Cash and Carry Destroyer Deal Lend-Lease Act (repealed Neutrality Act)
Relations with Japan Japanese fears concerning resources, etc.
Pearl Harbor U.S. Enters War
The Home Front Some important wartime agencies
War Production Board Organized and coordinated industries to make quick, efficient transition to production of war materials. No consumer autos were built during war.
Office of War Information Responsible for maintaining morale – positive propaganda
Office of Price Administration Set prices, rationed goods, fought inflation and black market – assured military needs were met
War Labor Board Settled disputes between business and labor Avoided strikes and maintained morale
Fair Employment Practices Committee Prevented employer discrimination against workers Foundation for the civil rights movement of the 1950s
H/O Conduct of war Two front war for the U.S. Europe first (See War Strategy H/O)
World War II Allies Included Great Britain, Free France, the USSR, and nationalist China.
Conferences Casablanca, Cairo, Teheran: Planned war strategy Yalta: (1945) planned post-war strategies
Postwar Period Service men’s readjustment act of 1944 (GI Bill) The United Nations Organization favored big winners H/O Post-War
The Cold War
The Truman Doctrine Pledged aid to Greece and Turkey Containment policy Intended to keep communism within its original borders
Marshall Plan Offered recovery assistance to all European countries Communist countries declined
Berlin Blockade Soviets block land access U.S. responds by air
NATO Designed to block or contain Communists, especially Soviet, expansion Ignored George Washington’s advice against permanent alliances H/O Cold War
Communist victory in China Nationalists flee to Taiwan Government there recognized as China by the United States and the U.N. until Nixon
Korean War Communist North Korea attacks South Korea, the U.N. responds Armistice terms restore status quo
SEATO Southeast Asia Treaty Organization is the Pacific equivalent to NATO
France, Dien Bien Phu, and our involvement in Vietnam Antiwar demonstrations and Jane Fonda
Hungarian Revolt Soviets crush Hungarian revolution
Aswan Dam Soviets assist Egypt in building the dam U.S. and Britain offered first but withdrew the offer
Suez Canal seizure Egypt takes control, France, Britain and Israel invade, U.S. and Soviets stop them Superpower “diplomacy” at work
Eisenhower Doctrine Offers aid to Middle Eastern countries who feel threatened by communism
U-2 incident U.S. spy plane shot down over Soviet territory
Independence of African nations Civil Wars break out all over
Cuban Revolution Castro takes over, announces communist regime, relations with the U.S. deteriorate
Bay of Pigs Cuban refugees, backed by the United States fail to overthrow Castro
Berlin Wall Soviets seal off East Berlin with physical Wall
Cuban Missile Crisis Soviets attempt to place missiles in Cuba. The U.S. blockades
The “Hotline” Direct link between U.S. and USSR intended to divert nuclear disaster First used during six day war
Nuclear test ban treaty Allowed only underground testing
Outer Space treaty Banned the military bases weapons and weapons tests in outer space
Nuclear nonproliferation treaty Banned the spread of nuclear weapons among signatory nations
1969. Nixon’s visit to China Communist China had already become the U.N. member, now President Nixon’s visit opened new friendly relations with this huge nation
Detente 1972-President Nixon visited Moscow and signed several agreements including the anti-ballistic missile treaty The Cold War eased
The Reagan Revolution The West wins the Cold War The Gorbachev influence The I.N.F. Treaty H/O
1980 Election Issues Debates Hostage crisis
Reagan and Communism Evil Empire Nicaragua Latin America Granada
1988 Election Candidates and issues Bush policies Desert Storm and Middle East policy economics civil rights
William Jefferson Clinton All of this review to present will be done in the classroom
COLD WAR TIMELINE OF EVENTS US vs. USSR Cold War Begins Soviet Union keeps control of Eastern Europe after WWII Creates buffer zone Churchill says.
The Cold War. What was the Cold War? The Cold War (1945 – 1990) was a period of conflict and tension between the US and USSR that began after World War.
Describe the international role of the United States from 1945 through 1960 relative to the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, the Berlin Blockade, and.
The Cold War. Confrontation of the Super Powers Suspicious of one another’s motives the US and USSR became rivals US and G. Britain pushed for self determination.
The Cold War Definition: A period of tension and hostility between the USA and the former Soviet Union from No actual fighting.
Cold War The Conferences Between Allies Tehran – Stalin/FDR/Churchill aka Big Three (USSAR/GB/US) – 11/43 – Decided how to end war w/G Would.
Objective Elaborate on the changes in the direction of foreign policy related to the beginnings of the Cold War.
The Cold War Video Guide. The Cold War Begins 1. Who emerged as the world's super powers following WWII? The United States and the Soviet Union.
Fluctuating Relations IB History: The Cold War. About the Unit... In the unit we will explore various aspects of the Cold War which was a global political.
The Cold War. A new international conflict emerged after World War II called the Cold War – The Cold War was mostly an ideological conflict between the.
THE COLD WAR Reconstruction- Partition of Germany Allied powers divided Germany into 4 zones and occupied it.
THE COLD WAR ( ). START OF THE COLD WAR The United States, Britain, and France (The Allies had freed their part of Germany to form West Germany.
Origins of the Cold War ( ). Occupation of Europe Germany was split into four parts 1 part (east): Controlled by the Soviets; Money went to the.
Cold War. Origins of Cold War World War II sets stage for Cold War World War II sets stage for Cold War U.S. and Soviet Union emerge as competing super.
The Cold War Brrrrr….it’s getting cold in here!!!.
The Cold War Review World History. Which four countries occupied Germany following World War II? Britain, France, the United States, and the Soviet.
Cold War Notes. What caused the Cold War? US & USSR only superpowers after WWII. –Each wanted to be strongest. Different political and economic systems.
Early Years of the Cold War Yalta Conference –Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt –Germany divided –Poland “free elections” United Nations.
Jeopardy The Cold War Cold War II Potpourri $100 $200 $300 $400 $ $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final Jeopardy The Cold War Turns Hot The End of the.
COLD WAR Mr. Duggan/ world history. DEVELOPMENT OF THE COLD WAR After WW2 Soviet Union and United States emerge as superpowers Suspicious over each.
Origins of the Cold War ( ). Occupation of Europe Germany was split into four parts 1 part (East): Controlled by Soviets; Money went to Soviet.
The Cold War AP World History. Superpowers Emerge From WWII United States – wanted to strengthen democracy & build prosperous economies Soviet Union –
The Cold War. The Iron Curtain Truman Doctrine U.S. President was concerned about Soviet expansion into eastern Europe –Truman Doctrine US will provide.
THE EARLY COLD WAR Mr. Millhouse - U.S. History - Hebron High School.
THE COLD WAR 3 rd Year History. Causes of the Cold War Political differences Disagreements during WW2. The US slow to open ‘second front’. 27 m Russians.
The Cold War Key Events and Policies. Key U.S. Policies ► Containment ► Collective Security ► Deterrence (MAD) ► Foreign Aid ► Defense build up, race.
Beard World History. Growing out of post-World War II tensions between the two nations, the Cold War rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union resulted.
Begin $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Cold War Leaders War in Asia Red Scare MoreForeignPoliciesThisN’That Post WW2 Creations.
COLD WAR HIGHLIGHTS Events that influence the course of the Cold War.
The Cold War in the 1950s. According to Churchill, what divided Europe? An Iron Curtain.
20 th Century Conflicts The Cold War, Korea, Vietnam.
THE COLD WAR Postwar Conferences Yalta Conference- February 1945 (V-E Day not until May 1945) Big Three met (Stalin, FDR, Churchill)
Begin $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 IMPORTANT EVENTS EVENTSIMPORTANTPEOPLE ASIA AND THE COLD WAR COLD WAR USA AND THE COLD WAR OTHER KEY TERMS.
Start of the Cold War Post World War II. Europe in million dead Cities are destroyed Economies are in ruins Massive migration of people.
The Cold War. The Cold War Refers to the political, economic, and military tensions between the United States and Soviet Union (USSR) (The US.
The Cold War Continues Battles in Faraway Places in the 1950s.
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Cold War: Origins. Wartime Diplomacy Yalta Conference: Near the end of WWII. The “Big 3” meet near the Black Sea. ( FDR, Churchill, Stalin) Agreements:
The First Cold War IB History: The Cold War. About the Unit... In the unit we will explore various aspects of the Cold War which was a global political.
Post WWII and The Cold War Era USII.8abc. The United States & Soviet Union Emerged as SUPERPOWERS after WWII.
The Cold War UNIT 10 REVIEW. What group took over in Russia after Tsar Nicholas?
Cold War Notes How to fight a war without actually fighting the war -or- The war of words.
Chapter 20- Cold War & Postwar Challenges Chapter 20 Review.
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UNIT 8 TEST REVIEW U.S. History. SSUSH 20 U.S. History.
The Cold War Detonation of Nuclear Device "Badger" During Operation Upshot-Knothole Original caption: Badger, part of Operation Upshot- Knothole, was a.
Early Cold War 1940s-1970s. Beginnings of the Cold War 1. End of WWII & the Yalta Conference 2.Germany & Berlin Divided 3.Soviets set-up communist governments.
American History Chapter 15 Section 2. Containment In 1945 Britain and the United States pushed the Soviets to hold free elections in Eastern Europe,
The Anxieties (and Stability) of a Post- Atomic, Bi-Polar World of Foreign Policy.
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