Communism vs. Capitalism: It is VERY important that you understand the differences between the United States
and the USSR. This will be the basis of the Cold War and most of the foreign relations discussions for the rest of the
year. Fill in the following chart.
Define Capitalism -
Define Communism –
Characteristics of a Capitalist Democracy
Characteristics of a Communist Dictatorship
Sources of Tension between the US and USSR
Promised Made and Broken: Look back to page 498-499 and READ the sections regarding Yalta and Potsdam.
Then answer the following questions.
1. What were the major agreements made at the Yalta and Potsdam conferences? Answer in complete sentences
and include who the representatives were from each country.