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Department
Political Science
Course
POLS 2940
Professor
Sandra Whitworth
Semester
Fall

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POL2940November14TermcoldwarisnotjustassociatedwithUSandSovietUnioncoinedby14centurySpanishPhilosopherdescribingthetensionbetweenMuslimsandChristianswarthatisverystrongorhotbringsdeathwarthatiscoldisoneoftheworstkindsthatmayornotleadtopeaceWarinwhichwhilethereisnooutrightwarthatbreaksoutbwusandsoviettherearenumerouswarsthatbreakoutonbehalfofthesecountriesglobalsouthDatedbetweenfirstuseatomicweapons1985andthen1991EventhoughsovietunionanduswerealliesinworldIItherewasstilltensionamongoneanothertheydonotbeginthewarwithbeingalliesSovietunionagainstcapitalismSovietunionshiftedfromamonarchytoacommunistregimeThenumbersfordividingitbetweenBritainandsovietunionSUhasalegitimateinfluenceoversomepartoftheEuropeacknowledgementofspheresofinfluencewithinEuropeinUSRooseveltisopposedtothisideathinksaswellthereisnothingfortheUSthatdescribeswhatportioncanbegiventoUSitsalsoconfusingbecausethenumberswerenotdefinitehowwouldyoudivideacountry105090etcitdidnotmeandividingterritoriallybutthecontroltheywouldhaveFreeelectionsandsomesovietinterestonhavingneighboringnationsYALTASUagreestojointhewaragainstjapanTrumancomesinafterRooseveltsdeathhewasantiCommunistandantiFascistSothestageissetfortheColdWarastheSecondWorldWarwindsupStalinsTwocampthesischoosingbetweencapitalismandcommunismInMarch1946ChurchillusesanironcurtainconceptthatseparatestheEastandWestheisusinglanguagelikethisthatweareadividedworldandareverydifferentfromthatworldontheothersideheclaimedthatsovietunionwantedanindefiniteexpansionofEuropehistermdoesnotgetattractedbythepeopleintheStatesthereisntanimmediatereactiontohislanguageuntiltheLongTelegramtelegramthattheUSambassadortothesovietunionGeorgeKennansendsbacktotheushebasicallyconfirmseverythingChurchillhasbeensayingabouttheSovietfanaticallyexpansionhighrhetoricKennansaysthatSUisattemptingtomoveintoEuropeasquicklyastheycandescribesthisastheRussianproclivitiesKennanurgedapolicyofcontainmentcontaintheSUfundamentallychangestheviewoftheUStowardstheSovietUnionadditionallyintheUSatthattimeaftertheendofthewarwithJapaninthatfirst12monththereisalaborunrestallsortsofsoldierscomingbacklookingforemploymentmassivewaveoflaborstrikesafterthewarsoarealfearthatsocialistandcommunistideasorevenarevolutioncouldspreadseedsofcommunismarebeingsownbecauseofthisemploymentunrestStalinkepttalkingaboutcapitalismandhowtheyaretryingtoencircletheSovietUnionundertheideologyofcapitalismTrumanDoctrineorganizeanticommunistforcesinTurkeyandGreecewith
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