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Effects of WW2. Yalta Conference. Feb. 1945 in Yalta, USSR FDR, Churchill and Stalin (Big 3) Terms E. Euro will have free elections Stalin will make renege on promise. Potsdam. July 1945, Potsdam, GER Truman, Atlee and Stalin Divide Germany in 4 shares among Allies

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Yalta conference
Yalta Conference

  • Feb. 1945 in Yalta, USSR

  • FDR, Churchill and Stalin (Big 3)

  • Terms

    • E. Euro will have free elections

    • Stalin will make renege on promise


Potsdam
Potsdam

July 1945, Potsdam, GER

Truman, Atlee and Stalin

Divide Germany in 4 shares among Allies

Borders/Elections for POL

USSR d.o.w. on JAP


Map changing
Map Changing

POL moved west

GER divided

Europe being split – East: Communist, West: Democracy

Chinese Revolution – nationalist vs. communists

JAP returned to democracy and rebuilt by USA


International affairs
International Affairs

  • Imperialism decline

    • Independence to colonies controlled by Axis

    • W. Euro power decline

  • United Nations

  • International Economy

    • Int. Monetary Fund

    • World Bank

    • Global Agreement on Tariffs and Trade


Punishing criminals
Punishing Criminals

  • Geneva Convention

    • Treatment of wounded soldiers and POWS

    • Tojo sentenced to death (Bataan Death March)

  • Nuremberg Trials

    • Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals

    • Especially Holocaust criminals


New world powers
New World Powers

USA

USSR

Much of WW2 occurred on its soil

Red Army is largest military in world

Control most of E. Europe

Must rebuild cities, industry and economy

No WW2 Battles, except Pearl Harbor Attack

#1 in Industry

Military Power (A-Bomb)

#1 Economy and wealth


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