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Class notes of 4/13/16
World History 2
Dr. Bell
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Isaac Notetaker on Wednesday April 13, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to History 121 at Washington State University taught by Dr. Bell in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 5 views. For similar materials see World History 2 in History at Washington State University.


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Date Created: 04/13/16
4/11/16 KEY TERMS Decolonization The Cold War Containment George Kennan The Truman Doctrine KEY QUESTION Why did the Cold War emerge following World War 2? on  The reasons why decolonization took place are many and complex, varying  widely from one country to another. Three key elements played a major role in  the process: colonized peoples' thirst for independence, the Second World War  which demonstrated that colonial powers were no longer invulnerable, and a new focus on anti­colonialism in international arenas such as the United Nations.  Occur after WW2, issues, rebellions The Cold War  Brought fear  Controlled all of East Europe George Kennan  Born 1904   His ideas influenced a lot  Ambassador to Soviet Union and Yugoslavia  Was a Professor of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Studies at  Princeton  Famous for developing the strategy of Containment  Containment: The U.S has the responsibility to contain communism, communism should be prevented, Communist needs to be stop  “A have century ago people in this country had a sense of security. Today that  power is reversed, extreme danger” ­The father of containment  U.S needed to be aggressive towards communism 4/13/16 Europe Divided Winston Churchill said in 1946 speech in Missouri that an Iron Curtain encircled  the Soviet world The Truman Doctrine  The Berlin Airlift took place from June 1948 to May 1949 The Marshall Plan (late 1940s)  He said “the safety of the world”  Germany Divided: East controlled by Communist S.U, West controlled by the U.S Berlin: East controlled by S.U Berlin Airlift: Goods not getting through, Berlin Cave, U.S investing’s in these  countries East Germany was a highly industrial country, taking resources to give them to  the Soviet Union Economy threat: The Truman Doctrine  On Set of the Cold War  By 1949, both superpowers had atomic bombs­ in order to avoid direct conflict  with each other, they fought each other through proxies  KEY TERMS  Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai­shek)  Mao Zedong  The Great Leap Forward   The Korean War  The Vietnam War  The Transformation of China The Revolution, 1911 The Sino­Japanese War, 1937­1945 Civil War, 1945­1949 The People’s Republic was created, 1949 The creation of the Great Leap Forward, 1958 


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