Communism. Soviet Union and Satellite Nations. USSR. Timeline of Communism in the 20 th Century. Communism in the USSR (1917 – 1989). 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990. Communism in China (1949 – present). “Cold War”.
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Communism in the USSR (1917 – 1989)
1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990
Communism in China (1949 – present)
Communist Revolution in Russia (1917)
Communist Revolution in China (1949)
Fall of Communism in the USSR
1966: China’s “Cultural Revolution”
1989: Tiananmen Square in China
No supplies for the troops (not enough railroads or factories)
Prince Felix Yus
WELCOME TO MY CRIB !
Prince Felix Yusupov
“The most striking thing was the utter unexpectedness of it, like a train crash in the night, like a bridge crumbling beneath your feet, like a house falling down”
89% of its coalmines
Princess Golitsyn sold homemade pies on the street
Baroness Wrangel sold knitwear
One baroness sold a diamond broach for 5,000 rubles (the cost of a bag of flour)
I’ll help fight Japan
and I’ll totally allow
free elections in
4 zones of
Roots of the Cold War:
From Stettin in the Baltic
to Trieste in the Adriatic
an "iron curtain"has descended
across the Continent.
Iron Curtain:name for the imaginary dividing line between the Democratic Western European nations and the Communist East European nations
Eastern Bloc:the group of nations – that were communist – in Eastern Europe (behind the “Iron Curtain”)
“satellites”:Another name for the “Eastern Bloc” nations
Countries that were “controlled” by and near the USSR
N.A.T.O. (North Atlantic
The Warsaw Pact
Containment – stop the
spread of communism
Marxism – spread
Communism through rev
State-control of production, quotas, distribution All economic decisions made by gov’t
NO private business only GOV’T ownership
You can go,
But I’m not leaving!
Germany should stay weak!
Help! We need food! We’re starving!
Eventually, I Hope that Allies will just give up West Berlin to the USSR
The Allies Air lift supplies
to West Berlin for 11 months!
a race between 2 “super powers” (U.S. vs. U.S.S.R.) to gather bigger, better and more weapons
Relieves Cold War tension!
Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989) symbol of the end of the Cold War
It’s time to