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Cold War Summary pg2
Cold War Quiz on Cold War Summary pg2, created by lewisjameshill on 26/01/2014.
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The USSR was highly suspicious of what Pre World War Two
The build up of the US army
An anti Russian make up of the US congress
Chamberlain's appeasement, most notably Czechoslovakia, believing it was designed to shift Hitler's focus to the East rather than the West
British and French expansionism in W Europe
When was the Nazi Soviet Pact
Harry S Truman said which of the following?
"If we see that Germany is winning the war we ought to help Russia but if Russia is winning the war we ought to help Germany, and that way we reduce the amount of casualties in the war on all sides"
"If we see that Germany is winning the war we ought to help Russia but if Russia is winning the war we ought to help Germany, and that way we let them kill as many as possible"
"If we see that Germany is winning the war we ought to help Russia but if Russia is winning the war we ought to help Russia because they are our ally and we must stand up to fascism "
"If we see that Germany is winning the war we ought to help Russia but if we are winning the war we ought to help Germany, and that way we let them kill as many as possible"
When did Harry Truman say the quote "If we see that Germany is winning..."
This view reflected the opinion of who?
Roosevelt and the US senate
Roosevelt and the US public
Just the US public
When was Nazi Germany defeated?
30th May 1945
30th April 1945
30th June 1945
30th July 1945
When was the Tehran conference?
What is true of the Tehran conference?
Gave the chance of potential agreement, showed it was possible. Second front not agreed but broad agreement over Poland and Germany.
Gave no indication that there would be any agreement. No agreements made.
The Second front date was agreed along with broad agreement over Poland and Germany. Showed that agreement was possible
Demonstrated that neither side would make concessions over Poland and Germany. But did agree second front.
When was the Yalta Conference
Poland and Germany were real issues but democratic elections were agreed in Poland by Stalin. Roosevelt accepted the need for reparations and assistance was offered in the war against Japan.
Poland and Germany were neigh on agreed on. Democratic elections in Poland were promised. Reparations payments were acknowledged as necessary by the US.
Poland and Germany were not agreed but agreement came close. No agreements made over reparations or over the war against Japan.
Poland and Germany were fully agreed over. There was no need for further discussion on other issues as they had been previously settled.
Just three weeks after Yalta what happened?
Stalin declared that elections in Poland were impossible
Stalin declared that he would not assist the US against Japan
Stalin ordered the arrest of Polish officials and intellectual and accused the west of preparing separate peace with Nazi high command
Stalin ordered the arrest of Polish officials and intellectual and accused the west of deliberately sabotaging any deal
When did Roosevelt die?
12th May 1945
12th April 1945
12th June 1945
12th July 1945
Truman insisted what about any agreement
They would be based around the Yalta accords
They would be based around the Atlantic charter (1941). Based on ideals of self determination and free elections
There would be little unless Russia accepted US demands over Poland and Germany
That the US would not be involved with a communist enemy
When was the Potsdam conference?
Which of the following is accurate?
Churchill sent a telegram to Truman indicating an iron curtain on 12th May 1945 & this was echoed in his speech in Missouri on 5th March 1946
Churchill sent a telegram to Truman indicating an iron curtain on 12th August 1945 & this was echoed in his speech in Missouri on 5th March 1946
Churchill sent a telegram to Truman indicating an iron curtain on 12th May 1945 & this was echoed in his speech in Missouri on 5th April 1946
Churchill sent a telegram to Truman indicating an iron curtain on 12th May 1945 & this was echoed in his speech in Michigan on 5th March 1946
In April 1950 the National Security Agency said what?
" there is no threat posed by the USSR"
"the USSR's aim is nothing less than absolute authority over the rest of the World"
"the USSR want to destroy the US"
"we cannot make concessions against Soviet aggression"
Events that caused tension including the Spanish Civil War & Soviet invasion of Finland
1935 & 1940
1936 & 1940
1937 & 1941
1937 & 1940
The Soviet Union rejected what in 1946
Baruch proposals to limit nuclear weapons
Baruch proposals to limit conventional arms
US cooperation treaty
Chinese mutual defence treaty
However Stalin's belief in "Socialism in one country" showed...
A desire to expand
A commitment to World revolutoon
A lack of expansionist intent
A desire to cooperate with other communists countries
When was the Comintern disbanded?
Stalin said "we do this or they crush us" when and in relation to what
1931 & 5yr plans
1941 & 5yr plans
1940 & the commencement of a nuclear weapon
1945 & the commencement of a nuclear weapon
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