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Nazi Soviet Pact of 1939

division of Europe between
Germany and Soviet Union
After WWII the Soviet Union occupied
Eastern Europe
Soviets wanted
a buffer
The US wanted
democratic nations
Yalta conference of 1945 promised ___________ but never a possibility
free elections
Eastern Europe was between what and what
Baltic to the Balkins
when did the soviet union occupy eastern europe
after world war II
Churchill was the head of whom in 1945
the UK!
Stalin was the head in 1945 of whom
Soviet Union!
Eastern Europe was between what and what
Baltic to the Balkins
when did the soviet union occupy eastern europe
after world war II
Churchill was the head of whom in 1945
the UK!
Stalin was the head in 1945 of whom
Soviet Union!
What was needed for Russian security
a pro-soviet poland
The west wanted Poland as
a democratic buffer to Soviet communism
POLAND lost land to the Soviet Union and gained land from
Germany.
how many germans were evicted when poland lost land to the soviet union and gained land from Germany
9 million
Stalin agreed to “free elections” in Poland buttt
went back on his word after the war
In the east, many millions of Poles would be
evicted from Soviet territory
After all the agreements at Yalta what did Stalin do
he went back on every promise he made
Poland's democratic leaders were
not recgonized
Stalin suppressed
freedom of speech, assembly, religion, press and did not allow free elections.
The American people believed that standing up to Stalin was as important as standing up to
Hitler!!!
In the east, many millions of Poles would be
evicted from Soviet territory
After all the agreements at Yalta what did Stalin do
he went back on every promise he made
Poland's democratic leaders were
not recgonized
Stalin suppressed
freedom of speech, assembly, religion, press and did not allow free elections.
The American people believed that standing up to Stalin was as important as standing up to
Hitler!!!
Top U.S officials, in 1945, ______ going to war with Stalin. They believed he __________keep his hold over Eastern Europe.
opposed ; could not
Soviets needed American help to rebuild and that gave us
bargining power
American leaders characterized the Soviet threat as a
potential “barbarian invasion of Europe.”
President Truman was confident he could get 85% of what the U.S. wanted in its
“negotiations” Stalin.