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History(The Berlin Blockade)
|What was the cause of tension between the superpowers during the cold war?
|The division of Germany after world war II
|After world war II Germany was divided into four zones of occupation. Who got these zones?
|The Soviet Union,America,Britain and France
|Berlin,the capital city of Germany was also divided,who got the east and who got the west of the city?
|The Soviet Union got the east. America,Britain and France got the west
|Why did stalin want Germany to remain weak?
|Stalin believed that a weak Germany would prose no future threat to the Soviet Union
|What was the Deutschmark?
|The new common currency that America,Britain and France planned to introduce in 1948
|Why did Stalin not like the idea of the Deutschmark?
|He believed that the other superpowers were pressuring the Soviet union into accepting the reunification of Germany
|What happened on June 24 1948?
|Stalin closed all land and water routes between west Germany and Berlin
|Who were the western allies?
|America,Britain and France
|After west Berlin had been cut off from the rest of west Germany what did the western allies do?
|They airlifted food supplies using three air corridors. Hamburg,Hanover and Frankfurt
|Stalin realized that his plans to drive the western allies out of west Berlin had failed. What did he do then?
|He re-opened the boarders on May 12 1949
|What were the results of the airlift?
|Germany was split into the Feral Repulbic of Germany (FDR) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) until 1990. America,Canada and 10 western European countries set up a defensive organsiation called (NATO)The north Atlantic treaty organsication
|What was the Berlin wall?
|The 25 mile wall that was built through the middle of Berlin to divided east and west on the 13th of August in 1961