Polsc6 – International Relations
West and East Europe
“From Stettin in
the Baltic to
Trieste in the
Adriatic a
curtain has
descended
across the
con...
Capitalist
Democracy
NATO - North
Atlantic Treaty
Organization. U.S.
& several Western
European
Countries.
Communi...
• A State of Diplomatic hostility among
nations without direct armed conflict
• Conflicts never escalated to all-out
wa...
A US-Societ-Britain meeting
GOALS:
1. To promote world peace
2. To provide emergency relief
3. To help form interim go...
Need a threat of force and power – Arms,
technology, influence
Use of Propaganda – created hatred and
paranoia of other...
Marshall Plan
Truman Doctrine
Policy of Containment
• US financial aid to rebuild European
countries
• Post WWII assistance program, in
which, the U.S. would provide, food...
• Stalin saw the plan as a
threat
• Marshall Plan aid would
largely be used by the
Europeans to buy U.S.
manufactured...
• Monetary support
given by U.S. to
countries that resisted
Communism.
• This policy of stopping
any further spread o...
• BERLIN BLOCKADE & AIRLIFT 1948-
Soviets closed all road and rail links to
Berlin. The Western allies began a
massive ...
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)
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Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)

it focuses on the Cold War Era and the competition between the two world powers during this era, the USA and USSR
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Polsc6 the cold war era (1945-1990)

  • 1. Polsc6 – International Relations
  • 2. West and East Europe “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic a curtain has descended across the continent.” - Winston Churchill March 5, 1946
  • 3. Capitalist Democracy NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization. U.S. & several Western European Countries. Communism Warsaw Pact - Soviet Union & Eastern European satellite countries. United States Soviet Union
  • 4. • A State of Diplomatic hostility among nations without direct armed conflict • Conflicts never escalated to all-out war between the largest states • A relatively stable framework of relations emerged, especially in East- West Europe
  • 5. A US-Societ-Britain meeting GOALS: 1. To promote world peace 2. To provide emergency relief 3. To help form interim governments based on the will of the people CHURCHILL, ROOSEVELT, STALIN
  • 6. Need a threat of force and power – Arms, technology, influence Use of Propaganda – created hatred and paranoia of other side Send economic aid to weaker nations to spread influence and gain allies Support with military aid nations in conflicts to protect interests or agitate other side
  • 7. Marshall Plan Truman Doctrine Policy of Containment
  • 8. • US financial aid to rebuild European countries • Post WWII assistance program, in which, the U.S. would provide, food, machines, and other materials to any country that needed it. • to promote economic and political stability in post WWII world
  • 9. • Stalin saw the plan as a threat • Marshall Plan aid would largely be used by the Europeans to buy U.S. manufactured goods and raw materials • Communist influence on Western Europe would be reduced • Soviet Union did not (or could not) offer a similar program for Eastern Europe
  • 10. • Monetary support given by U.S. to countries that resisted Communism. • This policy of stopping any further spread of communism became known as the policy of “containment”
  • 11. • BERLIN BLOCKADE & AIRLIFT 1948- Soviets closed all road and rail links to Berlin. The Western allies began a massive airlift to feed the West Berliners. • Led to the creation of Federal Republic of Germany in 1949 • BERLIN WALL 1961- East German government built a wall that separated East Berlin from West Berlin. Soldiers shot anyone that tried to escape East Berlin.