Unit 11

The Cold War

  • Breakup of the alliance
    • Soviets won’t follow agreements
    • Eastern Europe forced to go communist
    • Communist spy scandals in the West
    • US won’t fully retreat back home
    • US takes over British role
  • Struggle in Europe to 1950
    • Eastern Europe goes communist
    • German unification talks drag on
    • Soviets refuse to cooperate on economic improvements
    • Greece and Turkey under attack by Communists; Truman Doctrine
    • Berlin Blockade and Airlift
    • Communist parties in France and Italy threaten to take power
    • Marshall Plan
    • NATO
    • Soviet Bomb
    • China goes Communist