After the Hungarian Uprising the ussr faced less opposition in Europe


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After the Hungarian Uprising the USSR faced less opposition in Europe



Freedom in West – elections, freedom of speech, no censorship

  • Freedom in West – elections, freedom of speech, no censorship

  • Higher wages

  • Consumer goods – TVs etc

  • Better quality of life – no Communism

  • To become wealthier – own property etc



East Berlin had been a problem for USSR



Communist soldiers patrolled the border but it was easy to cross

  • Communist soldiers patrolled the border but it was easy to cross

  • Khrushchev thought the best way to solve this was with a Peace treaty

  • 1958 he demands all foreign troops out of Berlin

  • Allies refuse – they thought Khrushchev was trying to take over the West too

  • Known as BERLIN CRISIS



1960 Summit meeting – Khrushchev hopes to solve problem

  • 1960 Summit meeting – Khrushchev hopes to solve problem

  • Talks collapse



1949-129,245

  • 1949-129,245

  • 1951- 165,648

  • 1953- 331,390

  • 1955- 252,870

  • 1957- 261,622

  • 1959- 143,917



Midnight 13 Aug 1960 East German Government seal off border

  • Midnight 13 Aug 1960 East German Government seal off border

  • 17 August building starts

  • Any escapees are shot – four died in 1st two months

  • Western leaders protest but can’t do anything

  • The Iron Curtain had become real



USA’s views…






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