There were many events that led to the deterioration of the relationship between the U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., starting with the formation of the Allied Powers in 1941 and culminating with China becoming a communist nation in 1949. Assess the events that led to the breakdown of U.S.S.R./U.S.A. relationship. List six events that took place between these two critical events, and explain how they contributed to the breakdown of the U.S.S.R./U.S.A. relationship. Make sure to define each event and explain how it led to the next event.
Start: U.S., U.K., & U.S.S.R. form Allied Powers 1941.
End Event: China becomes a Communist nation in 1949.