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Title: Unit: The Cold War Topic: Crisis in Germany


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Unit The Cold War Topic Crisis in Germany
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1. Puzzle Pieces
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  • The division and occupation of Germany after WWII
    was supposed to be temporary.
  • Soon, Britain, France and the U.S. combined their
    zones to form West Germany.

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  1. Stalin refused to reunite East Germany because he
    feared a strong, united Germany.
  2. Berlin, the divided German capital, was located
    in East Germany.

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2. The Berlin Airlift
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  1. The Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies'
    railway and road access to the parts of Berlin
    under Allied control to force the Western powers
    to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying
    Berlin with food and fuel, thereby giving the
    Soviets control over the entire city.

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  1. In response, the West mounted an airlift for
    almost a year, supplies were flown into W. Berlin.

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  1. This forced Stalin to end the blockade.

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The Berlin Airlift
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3. Goodbye, East Germany!
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  • Stalin installed a Communist govt in East
    Germany.

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  1. He built the Berlin Wall in 1961, separating free
    West Berlin from communist East Berlin.

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Berlin Wall
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5. NATO and the Arms Race
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  1. In 1949, the U.S., Canada, and nine other nations
    formed the North Atlantic Treaty Organi-zation
    (NATO) to protect them-selves from Commu-nism.

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  1. In response, Stalin formed the Warsaw Pact, in
    which Communist nations protected each other from
    democracy.

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  1. Both the U.S. and the Soviet Union participated
    in an arms race, spending billions in developing
    new and better weapons.

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  • "The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies
    standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three
    matches, the other with five."
  • - Carl Sagan

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Nuclear Arms Race
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Cold War DBQ Essay Test!
  • DBQs 6 points each
  • Essay 52 points
  • YOU MUST USE 5 DOCUMENTS IN YOUR ESSAY!
  • DUE Friday, March 4 THIS WILL NOT COUNT for
    your 5 week progress reports!
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