took power in 1917 espoused a Marxist anti capitalist ideology, championed world revolution.
Soviet leaders withdrew their weary nation from the First World War by accepting a harsh peace from Germany. President Wilson worked to contain the Soviets by refusing to recognize the new government, aiding anti-Bolshevik forces, restricting trade, and sending thousands of American troops into Soviet Russia.
Wilson further demonstrated its vigorous anticommunism by suppressing radicals. The Soviet-American relations suffered deep fissures.
This marked the Soviet Union as one of the aggressors responsible for the outbreak of World War II.
Americans rejected the Soviet argument that Great Britain and The United States, by practicing appeasement towards Germany. It left the Soviet Union little choice but to make peace with Berlin in order to buy time to prepare for an expected German attack
They agreed to open the second front
Planned the United Nations Organization, this granted only the United States, the Soviet Union, and three other nations veto power in the Security Council.
The Soviet Union and Great Britain crumpled quickly after the defeat of Germany and Japan
Three leaders met again at Yalta Conference.
The three leaders met again at the Yalta Conference.