The Cold War Begins, 1945-1960. Section 1: Origins of the Cold War. A Clash of Interests. Cold War. 1946-1990 became known as the Historical Background: Alliance between U.S. and Soviet Union began to break apart even before the end of WWII .
The Cold War Begins, 1945-1960
Section 1: Origins of the Cold War
the Germans and entered Poland, the Soviets
encouraged Polish Communists
to set up a new government.
argued the Poles should be free
to choose their own government!
the Soviet Union!
“The right of all people to choose the form of government under which they will live.”
3 non-communist Poles to serve in the Polish government. Didn’t look like they were going to allow free elections either!
Stalin can’t be trusted!