Post War History Questions Answer the following questions in complete sentences. 1. Who was accused of what in the Nuremberg Trials? (Include both parts in your answer.) p950 2. Describe in detail postwar Japan. 3. What type of government was established in Japan after the war (be specific)? 4. Where did the Big Three (US, USSR, UK) meet in 1945 to discuss the fate of post-WW II Germany? 965 Name the peace keeping organization formed in 1945 when many countries joined together. 966 5. 6. What was the purpose or goal of this organization? 7. What was Stalin’s major goal? 967 8. How did Stalin “install” his buffer? 9. What was the Iron Curtain and what areas did it separate? 10. Describe the policy of containment. 11. What was the Marshall Plan? 968 Name: Date: Period: 12. What was the Berlin Airlift? 13. What was the Cold War and who was fighting it? 969 14. What was NATO? 15. What was the Warsaw Pact? 16. What did the Soviets get in 1949? 969 17. What was Sputnik? 970 18. What country had the first human in orbit? When? (p971, timeline) 19. Who took over China in 1949? 972-973 20. Who led the Communists in China? 972 21. Who (name both) supported the North Koreans in the Korean War? 976-977 22. How did the Korean War end? 23. Why did America fight the Vietnam war? 24. What was the Domino Theory?