Documents and speeches by Morgan Lawrence

  • Potsdam agreement

    Potsdam agreement
    was the allied plan of tripartile military occupation and reconstruction of germany-referring to the german Reich with it's prewar 1937 borders. The agreement was no peace treaty according to international law, through it created accomplished facts.
  • Cairo Conference

    Cairo Conference
    November 22–26, 1943, held in Cairo, Egypt, outlined the Allied position against Japan during World War II and made decisions about postwar Asia. The meeting was attended by President of the United States Franklin Roosevelt, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill, and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Republic of China. Soviet leader Joseph Stalin did not attend the conference because Chiang was attending, which could cause friction between the Soviet Union and Japan. (The Sov
  • Potsdam conference

    Potsdam conference
    held at Cecilienhod, Participants were the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States The three powers were represented by communist party general secretary Jospeh Stalin, Prime ministers Winston Churchill, and later clement attlee and president Harry S. Truman
  • Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech

    Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech
    At Westminster college Churchill gave his speech. In this speech Churchill gave the very descriptive phrase that surprised the United States and Britain, "from stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the continent."
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    was a joint resolution that the U.S congress passed in response to the Guld of Tonkin Incident. It gave U.S president Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by congress.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Harry Truman established that the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under assistance to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal authorritatian forces
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    was the american program to aid Europe, in which the United States gave economic support to help rebuild European economics after the end of the World War 2. The plan was in operation for four years beginning in 1948
  • Joseph Mccarthy's speech on communists in the state department

    Joseph Mccarthy's speech on communists in the state department
    Joseph Mccarthy gave his speech warnning of communism in America. He gave specific names of people working within the state department and listed their crimes. Those individuals lost their jobs, even through Mccarthy was never able to give any further evidence to prove their guilt
  • Non Proliferation treaty

    Non Proliferation treaty
    The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.