Cold War: The Summits, Treaties, Agreements and Plans

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Can you name the Conferences, Summits, Agreements and Plans of the Cold War?

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An unlikely alliance just before WWII which was broken and thus contributed to Stalin's paranoia23/8/1939
A statement of principles on which post-war settlements would be basedIssued 14/8/1941
Conference whose location was determined by Stalins fear of flying and focused on opening a 'second front' in Europe28/11 - 1/12/1943
The positive meeting of Churchill, Stalin & Roosevelt, which included agreements such as to establish the UN4 - 11/2/1945
The wartime allies attitudes harden at this meeting which includes the new leaders of Truman and Atlee16/7 - 2/8/1945
'Sinews of Peace', speech at Fulton, Missouri which depicts the ideological division in Europe5/3/1946
Viewed by Stalin as American Imperialism, this plan set up under the Truman Doctrine gave economic support to war-torn countries of Europe5/6/1947
Britain, France, Belgium, Holland & Luexbourg agree to military cooperation in the event of war17/3/1948
Similar to the above, this treaty created the western military alliance NATO4/4/1949
A report that highlighted American insecurities on foreign policy in the face of losing the Cold War, and recommended future policies such as 'roll back'14/4/1950
Peace talks open at this place which eventually result in an Armistice to be signed for the Korean War10/7/1951
The USA and USSR agree to make Austria neutral 15/5/1955
In 1956 the Soviets finally withdraw from Porkkala, Finland, after the signing of this post-war treaty10/2/1947
At this conference Molotov proposes a joint East-West German government to work towards German reunification25/1 - 18/2/1954
Allowed French to withdraw from Indochina; Dulles walks out, angry that agreement confirms communism in North Vietnam26/4 - 20/7/1954
Military coordination of E.European communist states strengthened by this14/5/1955
First meeting of Soviet and American leaders since Potsdam. Issues addressed include German reunification and dismantling NATO and Warsaw Pact18/7/1955
Speech at the 20th Party Congress made by Khrushchev, in which he preached De-Stalinisation25/2/1956
This summit never occured in this city due to the untimely shooting down of a U-2 spy plane by the SovietsU-2 incident 1/5/1960
First meeting of Kennedy and Khrushchev, the Soviet Leader saying he dominated the young, new President Kennedy - nothing agreed but prompted erecting the Berlin Wall3/6/1961
An educational information programme designed to raise awareness of the proceedures to be taken in the event of nuclear attack1950s - 1980s
This plan was a failed attempt by the UN to limit nuclear weapons14/6/1946
Prompted by Cuban Missile Crisis; a treaty signed by the USSR, Britain and the USA agreeing not to test nuclear weapons above land or below water10/10/1963
A formal alliance between the two most powerful communist states1950
This treaty set up an organisation similar to NATO but this time desinged to restrict communist expansion in the Far East through military defence8/9/1954
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One of the 'unequal treaties' imposed on China by Britain, France and Russia, in which China lost vast lands, and contributed to the Sino-Soviet split of the 1960s24/10/1860
One of the highlights of Detente involving US and Soviet Space Craft17/7/1975
The USSR needed Detente so it could gain new technologies from the West. Brezhnev addressed such issue in this economic plan1966- 1970
West German leader Willy Brandt encourages Detente through this policy of establishing links across the East-West divide1970
Kissinger's foreign policy is coined by this term meaning a realistic approach world affairs1960s and 1970s
Controversial agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic - abandoning the Hallstein Doctrine21/12/1972
An organisation founded in Baghdad which increased oil prices by 70% as a way of putting pressure on nations supporting Israel in the Yom Kippur War, creating the 1973 Oil Crisis1960
Failed attempt at negotiaing a nuclear weapons treaty that would make Europe a nuclear-free zone2/10/1957
A treaty aimed at limiting the spread of nuclear weapons. Currently 189 countries abide by the treaty1/7/1968
Nuclear negotiation which resulted in The ABM Treaty, The Interim Treaty and The Basic Principles Agreement17/11/1969 - 26/5/1972
Outlined at the 1974 Vladivostok Summit these negotiations would span the Ford and Carter presidencies. After the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan rejected by the US senate in 1980Agreement made 18/6/1979
The final act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe involving the consolidation of the Soviet Sphere in return for an agreement on the respect of human rights30/7 - 1/8/1975
A movement in America which emerged under the Carter presidency recommending a more forceful approach towards the USSR, criticising Detente1970s
The West Boycott this historical sporting event after the Soviets invade Afghanistan1980
This was the name for the nuclear defence system proposed by Ronald Reagan that never came to fruition23/3/1983
The above concept violated this treaty that forbid placing nuclear weapons in orbit of the Earth or on the Moon10/10/1967
Rapport established between Reagan and Gorbachev but little decided at this meeting19 - 20/11/1985
Gorbachev proposes phasing out nuclear weapons in return for US withdrawal of SDI - no agreement reached11 - 12/10/1986
At this meeting the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Agreement signed leading to scrapping of IRBMs7 - 10/12/1987
Gorbachev first meets Bush and finer details of the INF Treaty agreed at this meeting30/5 - 3/6/1988
Gorbachev and Bush engage in first summit as two superpower leaders, declaring that the Cold War was over2 - 3/12/1989
This Polish trade union federation was led by Lech Walesa, who would become president in December 1990Founded: 9/1980
Nuclear treaty preventing signatories from deploying more than 6000 warheads on a total of 1600 ICBMs31/7/1991
Treaty that led to German Unification on 3/10/1990 in which the 'four powers' renounced all their rights over Germany12/9/1990
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