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30 years b4 Cold War
|How many years had the USSR been Communist for just before the Cold War started? + what year did the Communists take power in Russia?
|More than 30 years. The Communists took power in Russia in 1917.
|How did the USA & Britain feel about Communist ideas?
|They hated and feared them.
|Due to the Communists taking power in 1917, what happened?
|A civil war broke out.
|So what happened that affected the East?
|British & US troops were sent to fight in it.
|And how did the USSR feel about this?
|It made them fear Britain and the USA.
|What were they?
|What did the fear of Communism create in the USA and when was this?
|The fear of Communism in the 1920s created a Red Scare in the USA.
|Who was arrested during this time?
|Thousands of immigrants who had radical views.
|Linked to this, what was one reason the British government reacted t strongly to the General Strike? And come to think of it, when was the General Strike?
|They feared it had been caused by agents of the USSR. This was in 1926.