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1 Hot War Ends- Cold War Begins Houston Independent School District

2 The Cold War In 1945, one major war ended and another began The Cold War lasted about 45 years. The United States became the leader of the free-market capitalist world. America and its allies struggled to keep the communist, totalitarian Soviet Union from expanding into Europe, Asia, and Africa.

3 Cold War Definition: The antagonism between the United States and the Soviet Union using other nations to do the fighting

4 Domestic Issues Balance of Power influenced both Domestic and Foreign Policy Arms Race Space Race Senator Joseph McCarthy searches for the enemy within communists in America Prosperity of the 1950s Happy Days

5 Balance of Power if you do then I will

6 United States uses the first atomic bomb against Japan to end WWII and continues development of nuclear weapons Soviets feel they have to try and keep up in an arms race with more and more powerful weapons + US

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8 Arms Race.

9 US Jumps into the space race with the creation of NASA and plans for manned space flight leading to travel to the moon in 1969 and increased money and emphasis on math and science education + USSR 1957 The Soviets launch the first orbital space craft Sputnik beginning the space race and the challenge of advanced math and science education

10 TO the United States LANDING ON THE MOON Apollo SPUTNIK SPACE RACE

11 McCarthyism Where are the Communists??? McCarthyism Searching for subversives within

12 Foreign Policy Issues Truman Doctrine Policy of Containment Marshall Plan Economic Aid to Europe Berlin Blockade/Airlift NATO Korean Conflict Cuban Missile Crisis

13 Europe after WWII

14 Cold War Fear of Soviet Aggression

15 March Sir Winston Churchill delivers his Iron Curtain speech at Westminster College in Missouri after accepting an honorary degree. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.

16 Truman Doctrine 1947 US policy to help any country fighting against Communism first enacted as aid to Greece and Turkey it shifted US foreign policy toward the Soviets to a policy of containment.

17 Marshall Plan for European Recovery

18 Berlin Airlift June 1948-May 1949

19 NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

20 Containment There were no direct military campaigns between the United States and the Soviet Union. Yet billions of dollars and millions of lives were lost in the fight. Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, Afghanistan, and Angola all became battlegrounds between the two ideologies of democratic/capitalism versus communist/socialism and neither side intended to retreat

21 Where will the Soviet Bear stop???

22 Korean Conflict FACTS ABOUT "THE FORGOTTEN WAR A UN Mission with troops from 24 countries 33,741 US Dead 23,615 Killed In Action 92,134 US Wounded* 4,820 US Missing In Action (Declared Dead) 7,245 Prisoners Of War 2,847 Died in POW Camp

23 Brand New Missiles!!! n n America's first ICBM (Intercontinental Ballastic Missile) The US develops the Polaris missile, which can be launched from a submerged submarine.

24 Cuban Missile Crisis 13 Days in the Fall of 1962 when the world lived on the edge of nuclear war

25 The Growth of the Berlin Wall

26 Escalation in Vietnam

27 The Turbulent 60s

28 n The Soviet- Afghan War Embarking on their own version of Vietnam, the USSR sends tanks, troops, aircraft to Afghanistan. The US and many Muslim states would support Afghan rebels who would fight for religious reasons as well as nationalistic reasons.

29 The Soviet Union s Final Czar 1987 Gorbachev campaigns for glasnost & perestroika -glasnost: freedom of speech and release of some political prisoners - perestroika: small scale private ownership [instead of government ownership

30 Instability and Collapse 1989 Demonstrations in Tiananmen Square East Germans begin to move to West Germany through Hungary Hungary and Czechoslovakia vote out Communist rule (Velvet Revolution) Romania votes out Communist rule but has short civil war (Ceausescu)

31 1989 Berlin Wall comes down 1990 Reunification of Germany Pope John Paul II, born in Poland, uses the leverage of his position as the leader of all Catholics world-wide to end communism 1989 In Poland, Solidarity wins the national legislative elections (org. of ordinary workers) 1990 Lech Walesa elected President of Poland managing its transition to a postcommunist state

32 Soviet Union Collapses 1991 Coup in Soviet Union gets rid of communism and speeds the break-up of the Soviet Union Gorbachev resigns; Yeltsin elected President START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) is initiated

33 You Decide: Who Won the Cold War? There was no announced winner, so you set the criteria, and decide who came out on top... Consider: The Space Race The Arms Race Conflict Containment Other factors Work in a small group to determine who gets the trophy.

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