Name _______________________________________ Date _____________________

Cold War
Worksheet #1
Post War outcomes
1. Where would you find the Soviet forces at the end of the WWII? _________________
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2. What happened to Germany at the end of the WWII? __________________________
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3. Who controlled West Germany? ___________________________________________
4.Who controlled East Germany? ____________________________________________
5. What happened to Japan after WWII? (1) ___________________________________
(2)__________________________________________________________________
(3)__________________________________________________________________
*Read pg. 793
6. What the purpose of the Marshall Plan? ____________________________________
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7. When was the United Nations formed? _____________________Why was it formed?
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8. The Cold War set the framework for _____________________________ for _______
years. *(What does this statement mean?)
9. When did the Cold War begin? ____________________ end ____________________
10. The United States and the Soviet Union were very different. List the differences
between the government and the economic systems. _____________________________
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11. The Cold War was essentially a _____________________ between the __________
and the _____________________
12. Identify the Truman Doctrine. ___________________________________________
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13.How was the Truman Doctrine different from the Marshall plan? _________________
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14. What does NATO stand for? _____________________________________________
Why was it formed? _______________________________________________________
15. Name the group that the Soviet Union created? ______________________________
16. Who took over China? ________________________ When? ___________________
17. What happened between China and the Soviet Union? _________________________
* Why was this beneficial to the United States?
18. When did the Soviet Union match the U.S. in nuclear weaponry? ________________
19. As a result President __________________, adopted a policy of “ _______________
__________________” to deter (prevent) any nuclear strikes by the _________________

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