1. What is one the most important INTENTIONAL consequences of the policy decisions during the Cold War and our transition after? Why?
2. What is one the most important UNINTENTIONAL consequences of the policy decisions during the Cold War and our transition after? Why?
The Cold War consist of tensions between the Soviets and the U.S. vying for dominance, and expansion throughout the world. Their complete different ideologies and vision of the postwar prevented them from working together. Stalin wants to punish Germany and make them pay outrageous sum of money for reparation. However, Truman has a different plan than Stalin. Truman believes that industrialization and democracy in Germany and throughout the world would ensure postwar stability.