I.THE POSTWAR SETTLEMT
A.The Soviet Union expands westward
1.1The Soviet Union annexed a province of Czechoslovakia and the northern half of East Prussia.
2.Retain after the war world II
B.The Germany to be occupied by allied forces
1.German people has been de-Nazified and would no longer be aggressive
2.In 1945 most observers be lived the occupation would be over in three to five years
3.The victors were interested in reparations settlements and agreed that the heavily ravaged S.U would receive the largest share.
C.Four-Power occupation of Berlin
1.Berlin became a separate occupation authority divided into four zones.
2.Trials of lesser officials followed, and the hunt for uncaptured Nazi war criminals continued in subsequent decades
D.Post-surrender terms for Japan
1.USA shared Korea with SU and Japan was to be governed by a U.S army of occupation under the direction of General Douglas Macarthur
II.THE ONSET OF THE COLD WAR
E.Conflicting allied goals
1.Each one of the allies was working to arrange the postwar world along lines to be most beneficial for it self reflecting such a diversity of interests.
III.PHASE ONE: EASTERN EUROPE AND GERMANY
F.U.S-Soviet disagreements over eastern Europe
1.The United States wanted Eastern Europe governments to reflect the will of their people through democratic elections
2.The United States cut off the Lend-Lease Program and refused to make loans to the S.U
G.Truman and Stalin assertive leaders
1.The conflict between the United States and the Soviet stemmed from more than policy differences the personalities or Truman and Stalin were contributed to the tensions
H.Soviet Union tightens grip on Eastern Europe
1. The United States presented a plan for the control of atomic energy the Baruch plan which specified that all nations give up control of fissionable materials...