THE BEGINNINGS OF THE COLD WAR

The Beginnings of the Cold War: Remember it!

The Beginnings of the Cold War: Remember it!

Beginnings of the Cold WarIdeological differences between the USA and the USSR

* Communism vs. capitalism.

* Freedom vs. dictatorship.

The development of US-Soviet tensions

* Yalta Conference, February 1945.

* Potsdam Conference, July 1945.

* The Atomic Bomb.

The Iron Curtain and the post-war division of Europe

* Division of Germany.

* Elections and Governments in Eastern European countries.

Early Cold War Tensions

* Greece.

* Turkey.

* The Truman Doctrine.

* The Marshall Plan.

* The Berlin Blockade.

Cold War developments, 1949-1955

* NATO.

* Soviet Development of the Atomic Bomb and the Arms Race.

The Korean War, 1950-1953

* Desalinisation.

* Austrian State Treaty.

* The Warsaw Pact.