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AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. •The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972: Part One

AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972: Part One

Revision guide for the new AQA GCSE History specification Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972. The revision guide specifically focuses on part one: The Origins of the Cold War. The topics considered are: • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. • The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Assessment

Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. •The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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The Berlin Blockade, Berlin Airlift and NATO

The Berlin Blockade, Berlin Airlift and NATO

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the events of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift. Explain the attitude of the Western Allies and the USSR towards Berlin post-World War Two. Lesson Objective: how far did the events in Berlin affect superpower tensions?
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The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan

The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the key features of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. Explain how and why US foreign policy changed in the 1940s. Lesson Objective: how far did US foreign policy impact on superpower relations?
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The Manhattan Project, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and The Atomic Bomb

The Manhattan Project, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and The Atomic Bomb

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the dropping of the atomic bomb. Explain the impact of the USA’s possession of the bomb on superpower relations. Lesson Objective: how far did the events of 6th and 9th August 1945 change the world?
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The Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference

The Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the key agreements at both the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences. Explain how and why Yalta and/or Potsdam can be considered a success. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the conferences affect the relationships between the USSR and the West?
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Communism, Capitalism and The Origins of the Cold War

Communism, Capitalism and The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the differences between communism and capitalism. Explain the reasons why communism took hold in Russia. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the differences between communism and capitalism lead to the Cold War?
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