Flashcards in Origins of the cold war Deck (9):
Theories of communism
Economic equality - redistribution of wealth
the right to a decent standard of living
liberty is meaningless without equality
workers democracy - society governed by small democratic councils formed of workers
believes capitalism exploits workers
Theories of capitalism
the right to free speech
the right to vote
parliamentary democracy - the a ability to change the government in free elections
believes communism is unrealistc
When did Lenin come into power?
When did Lenin die?
what did the USA do during Lenins rule?
Refused to trade with the USSR
What happened after Lenins death?
USA continued to trade with them once again
suspicion continued between the two nations
What was the lend - lease scheme?
USA provided food and military equipment to the USSR
When was the Tehran conference?