Chapter 18: Cold War Conflicts
Section 1: Origins of the Cold War pp602-608


Main Idea:

The US and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as two "superpowers" with vastly different political and economic systems.


People, places and terms:

United Nations (UN)

Satellite nation


iron curtain

cold war

Truman Doctrine

Marshall Plan

Berlin Airlift

North American Treaty Organization


What caused the tension between the Soviet Union and the United States after the war?


What did Stalin do to make President Truman not trust him?


What were Truman's in establishing the policy of containment?


What were the effects of the Berlin airlift?

U.S Aims vs. Soviet Aims in Europe
The U.S. wanted... The Soviets wanted...