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what did stalin believe?
In socialism in one country; the USSR should be great again
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First conference of 'the big three'?
Tehran (1943 Nov 28 - 1 Dec) Roosevelt,.Chruchill and Stalin met. Planned the invasion of western europe and agreed to moving Poland's borders (once germany had been defeated).
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What was agreed at Terhan?
That poland's borders=expanded (aft. defeat of Germany) 2) USA/GB = new frontiere (ease USSR pressures) 3) USSR + JAPAN = war (aft defeat of germany)
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Second conference of 'the big three'?
Yalta (1945 4-11 Feb) Roosevelt, Chruchill and Stalin met
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What was agreed at Yalta?
Germany=reduced in size/demilitarised/pay reparations (materials, goods and labour). Nazis = banned. UN = replace League Of Nations. Ukraine and Belorussia = separate countries (ussr) voting rights. Poland = soviet sphere but run on democratic basis
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What was the Atlantic Charter?
decided between the USA and Britain (1941) = gave the countries in Europe the right to choose their own government,
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Third conference of 'the big three'?
Potsdam (1945 July and August) Chruchill, Stalin and Truman
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What was agreed at Potsdam?
Set up a coucil of foreign ministers to organise the rebuilding of europe 2) ban and prosecute nazis in Numberg 3) reduce germanys size 4) split into 4 zones 5) divide berlin 6) give USSR 1/4 of indust. equipment from other 3 but provide raw material
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When did Roosevelt die?
In 1945 - replaced by Harry S Truman
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Who replaced Churchill?
Attlee in 1945
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When did the USA use/develop the atomic bomb?
July 1945 - they used it in the final stages of the war against Japan by dropping one on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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