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  • Formation of North Atlantic Treaty Organization/ Warsaw Pact

    By Jacob Berg and Haley Wright

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  • What is NATO? ● NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ● NATO protects “the freedom and security of its members through political

    and military means.” ● 15 members in 1955 ● NATO is still being used today.

    NATO symbol

  • History of NATO ● US joined this European pact, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ● The NATO treaty was signed in Washington on April 4, 1949. ● The Senate approved the treaty on July 21, 1949 ● NATO’s goal was to “keep the Russians out, the Germans down, and the

    Americans in.”

    First NATO conference

  • History of Warsaw Pact ● The Warsaw pact was a neutral defense treaty between central and

    eastern Europe. ● Like NATO, the main goal of the Warsaw Pact was to form a strong

    defense with neighboring countries to scare off enemies from attacking.

    The Warsaw Pact conference, 11 May 1955, Warsaw, Poland.

  • Who was in the NATO alliance?

    ● Belgium ● Great Britain ● Italy ● Iceland ● Luxembourg ● France ● US ● Canada ● Netherlands ● Denmark ● Norway ● Portugal ● West Germany ● Turkey ● Greece

    Who was in the Warsaw pact?

    ● Soviet Union ● Albania ● Bulgaria ● Czechoslovakia ● East Germany ● Hungary ● Poland ● Romania

  • What did the pact/alliance do? The pacts and alliances formed tension and sides for the military standoff during the Cold War.

  • Our Opinions We think that the right decisions were made because, even though NATO pressured the Soviet Union to create the Warsaw Pact, America, as a whole, was exhausted; if we were going to go another round, we needed more friends in our corner. We believe that racism, sexism, classism, or misunderstanding of culture did not affect this event.

  • Benefits ● NATO gave us a strong alliance with other countries that is still present

    today. ● If any countries in the alliance are attacked, then all other members would

    attack the enemy. This is a principle of collective defense. ● The Warsaw Pact benefitted the Soviets with many third world allies.

  • International /Domestic Events These alliances created national turmoil because neighboring countries where choosing sides.

    NATO really benefited America because we knew that, if we got involved with the Soviets, we have backup.

  • Citations ● Kennedy, David M, Lizabeth Cohen, and Thomas A. Bailey. The American Pageant: Thirteenth Edition. USA:

    Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. Print.

    ● “Formation of NATO and Warsaw Pact.” History. Web. 3rd March 2014.

    ● “NATO v. Warsaw Pact.” Mrkscoldwarb. Mrkscoldwarb. Web. 3rd March 2014.

    ● Curtis, Glenn E. “The Warsaw Pact.” Web. 3rd March 2014.

    ● “What is Article 5?.” NATO and the Scourge of Terrorism. NATO, 18 Feb. 2005. Web. 3 March 2014.

    ● “Member Countries.” NATO, 20 Aug. 2013. Web. 3 March 2014.

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