Origins of the Cold War

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In History
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    Atomic diplomacy - Truman offered Stalin info about atomic bomb
  • Kennan's Long Telegramme

    Confirmed the suspicions of policy makers.
  • Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech

    Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Laid foundation for Marshall Plan
    Did not cause a change in American-Soviet relations
    No immediate response from USSR
    Increase in US military preparedness
  • Marshall Plan suggested

    US containment policy
    Cemented economiv schism in Europe
  • Czech Coup

    Czech Coup
    Catalytic effect on the implementation of the Marshall Plan
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    Further highlighted division in Europe
    NOT DIRECT CAUSE of CW
  • Warsaw Pact

    Formalised schism in Europe
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    Dollar diplomacy

    The USSR wanted loans from the US, US imposed conditions