Origins of Cold War

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  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    -strategy meeting held between Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.
    -the first of the World War II conferences held between all of the "Big Three" Allied leaders
    -main outcome: the commitment to the opening of a second front against Nazi Germany by the Western Allies.
  • Percentage Agreement

    Percentage Agreement
    -an agreement between Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill
    -about how to divide various European countries into spheres of influence.
    -The agreement was originally made public by Churchill.
    -The US ambassador, who was supposed to represent Roosevelt in these meetings, was excluded from this particular discussion.
  • Morgenthau Plan

    Morgenthau Plan
  • The USSR asked for 6 Billion loan from the US

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    -Represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin
    -Purpose: Discuss Europe's post-war reorganization.
  • Iron Curtain Speech

    Iron Curtain Speech
    Winston Churchill's "Sinews of Peace" address of 5 March 1946, at Westminster College, used the term "iron curtain" in the context of Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe.
  • Termination of Lend-Lease

    Termination of Lend-Lease
    -The Us terminated Lend-Lease
    -The USSR became more despoerate
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    -represented by Communist Party General Secretary Joseph Stalin, Prime Ministers Winston Churchill,[4] and, later, Clement Attlee,[5] and President Harry S. Truman.
    - Agreed on issues regarding Poland, Germany and Indochina
  • End of World War II

    End of World War II
    The Us dropped an Atomic bomb in Japan.
  • The Long Telegram

    The Long Telegram
    Kennan wrote the Long Telegram outlining his opinions and views of the Soviets;
  • The Clifford-Elsey Report

    a report on Soviet relations that would provide detail on "Soviet disregard" for post-war agreements.
  • American Relations with the Soviet Union

    -Final report
    -presented solely to the President
    => American changed plans for Germany (Reconstruction)
  • The Baruch Plan

    The plan proposed to:
    1)extend between all countries the exchange of basic scientific information for peaceful ends;
    2)implement control of nuclear power to the extent necessary to ensure its use only for peaceful purposes;
    3)eliminate from national armaments atomic weapons and all other major weapons adaptable to mass destruction;
    4)establish effective safeguards by way of inspection and other means to protect complying States against the hazards of violations and evasions
  • Truman Doctrine

    T.D. declared that US will support all free people who are fighting against armed minority trying to impose control on them from the outside
  • Marshall Plan Announced

  • The Molotov Plan

    The Molotov Plan
    Soviets' version of Marshall Plan
  • Czech Coup

    -Soviet aggression
    -communist seized power in Czech
    -catalyzed the approval of the Marshall Plan
  • Marshall Plan approved

    Primary motive: Contain communism
  • Berlin Blockade

    Russia blocked the roads and rail routes to Berlin
  • Brussels Pact

  • NATO set up

  • Berlin Blockade ended

    West Germany formed
  • Warsaw Pact set up

    By the Soviets