Who could have imagined that shortly after WW2 ended and Hitler was finally defeated a new and different kind of war would start?
Look at the following presentation to work out the causes of the beginning of the Cold War.
Now, what exactly are we trying to figure out here? We want to know more about the two ruling ideologies at the end of WW2. We want to know what historians have to say about who was to blame for the start of this new war. We want to know why this new type of confrontation was called “Cold War”.
By 1948, Greece and Czechoslovakia were the only eastern European countries not controlled by Communist governments. What were the sources from that time like? What was the reaction of USA?
Find one source about this situation from a capitalist perspective & one from a communist perspective. Describe the sources and say what message they are giving.
Look up what the Policy of Containment, the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan were. Explain these three terms in your own words and if you consider it suitable include quotations.
Find two sources on the policy of containment, the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. Describe the sources and say what message they are giving.
Below the results of the work, well done S4!!!
A real treat as we move along the Cold War. Have a good look at this speech which throws some light on our long standing debates on communism & capitalism. Very moving & inspiring to me. What do you guys think?
Jacqueline Novogratz shares stories of how “patient capital” can bring sustainable jobs, goods, services — and dignity — to the world’s poorest.