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University of Toronto Mississauga
Erin Black

Both believe the world wont be right until the world is organized by these principles both deny the rights of each other to exist Both SUUSA allies in world war two but overlap during decolonization while war2 is taking place Key sites of contestGrand Alliance AlliesAdversariesThe United Statesthe Soviet Union before World War 21917 Russia revolution and Bolshevik and to USA entry into world war one as harboring the struggle to come Doesnt mean its inevitable by 1917 denies the players at the ground but fair to say Russian revolution and USA entry into war 1 set the stage for begin contrasting ideology against each other They conflict because they whole fundamentally different conceptions of order of life Capitalism makes imperialism responsible requires search for markets capitalist countries including Russia prior to revolution end up fighting with eachother imperialism is responsible for war war is responsible for repression of poor and workers To end the repression you need to end imperialism which means you have to end capitalism MarxistLenin go this wayAmerican liberalism capitalism Wilson thought imperialism was badending war but his point of view ending war doesnt end the capitalism system Totalatarism front contrast the US identity that they are open and democratic country Russia upsets all the allies in world war one pulls out due to the revolution and the point of view of the allies forces them to intervene in the Russian civil war the noncommunist faction to win which upsets Lenin etc View of USAEurope believed threat to Russia revolution because Lenin liked to talk about worldwide revolution went in 1919to form communist international cominterm help to spread Russian influence and communism success to help the communist party in China evidence on ground of Russia effort to spread communism Wilson opts not to recognize the Bolshevik to recognize the government later USA 1923 withholds diplomatic recognition when the Soviet Union forms No common ground the USA can stand with a power that is alien with USAPoint of view until Roosevelt in 1932 extends foreign diplomatic recognizition reasons 1 hoping that American recognition will serve USA strategic interests by limiting Japanese expansion in Asia they moved in northern china may stop if they think Russia USA are friendly 2 core in trade relations may have economic influencemake the point not the accept of communism not made reto active to 1917 1933 not back to founding Hitler expanding in Germany until he invades in SU USA extends aid to SU USA not in war early 1941 USA gets involved in the war December 1941 Pearl Harbor declares war on the USA USA England SU united to defeat the Germans
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