When was the Monroe Doctrine established?
What happened in 1941?
Nazi invasion of the USSR, Grand alliance formed
Nazi-Soviet Pact, Comintern
The Bolshevik Revolution took place in 1917.
When did Comintern take place?
What was the Platt ammendment? (1902)
Establishing American dominance over Cuba
Allowing Military build up
Increasing presidential powers
Which is not a reason for historical mistrust between the US and USSR?
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk (1918)
The Nazi-Soviet Pact (1939)
The Bolshevik Revolution/Russian Civil War (1917)
Invasions from Napoleon, Kaiser Willhelm and Nazi Germany
Teheran conference (1943)
What was the value of goods the USSR stripped from Manchuria (China) in 1945?
Who occupied Japan following 1945?
Who sat at the Yalta conference (1945)?
Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt
Stalin, Atlee, Truman
Stalin, Churchill, Truman
Where were USSR spies found in 1946?
What did the Baruch plan (1946) aim to do?
Limit nuclear weapons
Control the arms race
Establish spheres of influence
Where weren't elections in 1946 rigged by the USSR?
Who did America believe was responsible for the Greek civil war (1946)?
When was Churchill's Iron Curtain speech?
What began in 1947?
Marshall aid was extended to countries in the Soviet sphere of influence.
Who did the Soviets force to turn down Marshall aid (1947)?
Greece and Bulgaria
Poland and Czechoslovakia
Who rigged the Hungarian elections in 1947?
What did Cominform do?
Establish the Eastern bloc
Increase Soviet economic control
Annex Eastern Europe
Where was there a coup in 1948?
What did the West introduce to West Germany in 1948?
When did the Berlin Blockade end?
The USSR supported the Chinese Revolution (1949)
What happened in Semipalantinsk in 1949?
The USSR's first nuclear detonation
A popular uprising
When was Comecon?
NATO was founded in 1949
Who withdrew troops from Korea in 1949, creating a power vacuum?
The USA and USSR
When was the Korean War?
1949 - 1952
1950 - 1953
1953 - 1955
What did NSC-68 do (1950)?
Increase defense spending from 5% of the GDP to 12% by 1953
Increase Presidential powers
Declare war in Korea
How many nuclear weapons did the USA have in 1950?
The Sino-Soviet alliance (1950) benefitted both sides equally.
What is Red Scare also known as? (1950s)
What did the Soviets have access to by 1952?
Eastern European Uranium
Gold reserves in Siberia
What did the USA develop in 1952?
The hydrogen bomb
The lithium bomb
What did Stalin's death in 1953 contribute to?
End of the Korean War
What did the USSR get in 1953?
What did Malenkov's declaration to the Supreme Court do? (1953)
Accepted spheres of influence, ruled out war
Asserted USSR control of Eastern Europe
Blamed America for the Korean war
When was the East Berlin Rising?
What percentage of the USA's GDP was spent on the arms race by 1953/54?
What was agreed at Geneva in 1954?
The reunification of Korea
French surrender in Indochina
Division of Vietnam along the 17th Parallel
What did the USA develop in 1955?
The USA had nearly 2.5k nuclear weapons in 1955
What was the Austrian state treaty (1955)?
Established Austria as part of Germany
Made Austria a free and neutral country
Allowed East Germans to leave the Eastern Bloc via the Austrian border
Where did Khrushchev and Eisenhower meet in 1955?
What was the TU20 Bear? (1956)
The USSR's new defensive policy
An American bomb
A Soviet Intercontinental bomber
Where did the Soviets withdraw from in 1956?
What speech did Khrushchev make in 1956?
Iron Curtain Speech
At what event did Mao call Khrushchev revisionist in 1956?
Twentieth Party Congress
Why did the Soviets invade Hungary in 1956?
To stop the Hungarian Uprising
To install a communist regime
To sieze nuclear weapons
What was agreed at the Moscow Conference of Internation Communist Leaders? (1957)
To prevent the spread of Revisionism
To attempt to spread communism in the third world
To allow for force to be used on request from other communist countries to stop uprisings
What was launched in 1957?
What did the Gaither Report conclude? (1957)
The American economy was failing
Communism was spreading
There was a missile gap developing
What did China launch in 1957?
100 Flowers Campaign
The Soviets completed their first ICBM in 1956
What started the Berlin Crisis? (1958-1961)
Khrushchev's order for the West to leave Berlin
The new Deutschemarke
What did the USA launch in 1958?
The first sattelite
The U2 spy plane first collected data in 1958
What did the Cultural Revolution (1958) and Great Leap Forward (1958) attack?
Where did Khrushchev visit in 1958?
What did Khrushchev mean when he said 'we will bury you' in his 1959 visit to the USA?
Bury the US economically
Win the arms race
Start a nuclear war
Following the 1959 Cuban revolution, America refused to recognise Castro's government.
Why was the 1960 Paris summit cancelled?
The U2 crisis
What did Castro declare himself in 1960?
What was the name of the submarine missile developed in 1960?
What did the five year treaty (1960) between the USSR and Cuba agree?
The USSR would supply Cuba with arms
Cuba would provide troops for the USSR
The USSR would buy 5 million tons of sugar and give $100 million in credit
Where were the Jupiter bombs installed in 1961?
Who became the first man in space in 1961?
What events proved Kennedy to be inexperienced?
Bay of Pigs invasion
Berlin Crisis (Berlin wall)
What percentage of East Germans had fled through Berlin by 1961?
How much did Kennedy give in aid to South America in 1961?
Where did USSR and Western tanks face off in 1961?
Check Point Charlie, Berlin
Who was at the 1961 Vienna Summit?
Eisenhower and Khrushchev
Kennedy and Khrushchev
Where did Peter Fechter die in 1962?
How much did the USA spend on defense in 1962?
What events prompted Khrushchev's removal in 1962?
Cuban Missile Crisis
Hot Line telephone link established
Peter Fechter's death
What did the USSR do in Finland in 1962?
Withdrew an election candidate
Cut off trade
When was the Test Ban Treaty?
The USSR gave China Damansky island in 1964, only to take it back when China boasted of teritorial gains.
When did China get nuclear weapons?
What did the 8th Five year plan involve? (China, 1966)
Addressing Technological Weaknesses
China wanted to deals with Fiat and Renault in 1966 as part of the 8th Five year plan.
Where were there urban riots in 1968?
When was the Czech Crisis?
What did China introduce in 1968?
Preemptive strike policy
A lithium bomb
What began in 1968?
SALT 1 talks
SALT 2 talks
What was the name of the treaty in 1968?
Non-nuclear force treaty
Nuclear limiting treaty
Who were elected in 1969?
Willy Brandt and Nixon
Willy Brandt and Kennedy
Chernenko and Nixon
How many died in the 1969 Damansky/Ussuri border clash?
860; 800 Chinese, 60 Soviet
900; 700 Chinese, 200 Soviet
340; 210 Chinese, 130 Soviet
What did the 1970 Moscow treaty do?
Formalise German, USSR and Polish borders
Formalise the division of Berlin
Withdrew troops from Eastern Europe
Where did Kissenger visit in 1971 as part of 'Ping Pong' diplomacy?
What did SALT 1 ommit? (1972)
By how much did the Communique (1972) increase trade between the US and China?
$5 million to $500 million
$5 million to $2 billion
$10 million to $100 million
What did the Basic treaty end? (1972)
Division of Germany
What did the final Quadpartite treaty agree?
Germany was to be free and neutral
The four main powers were to withdraw from Berlin
The West had legal basis in West Germany and West Berlin
Who was involved in the Helsinki talks (1973)?
NATO and Warsaw Pact countries
USA and USSR
USA, USSR and GB
Where did Brezhnev visit in 1973?
By what percent did oil prices rise each month in 1973?
Who visited Moscow in 1974?
SALT 2 talks began 1974.
When were the Helsinki Accords?
What happened in China?
Rolls-Royce contract secured
The Apollo-Soyuz link up went perfectly.
Carter was elected in 1975.
Why was SALT 2 rejected (1979)?
Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
The missile gap
Who said "Do not be afraid" in 1979?
Pope John Paul II
Where was Soviet influence increasing in the late 1970s?
When were the Solidarity strikes?
The West boycotted the 1980 Moscow olympics.
What Presidential Directive was issued in 1980 to increase nuclear arms?
What did Reagan introduce when he was elected in 1981?
A North Korean airliner was shot down in 1983 by the USSR.
Where did the US invade in 1983?
Who was at the Geneva Summit in 1985?
Cherenko and Reagan
Carter and Cherenko
Reagan and Gorbachev
What as signed 1987?
International Nuclear forces agreement
What did not happen in 1988?
Law on State Enterprises?
Congress of People's Deputies elections
Soviet troops in Eastern Europe reduced
Which did not happen in 1989?
A fuckload of Revolutions
Berlin wall falls
Polish election triumph for Solidarity
Tianamen square massacre
Reunification of Germany
The USSR and Cold War ended 1991.