The Doctrines

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  • The Doctrines
    • The Truman Doctrine 1947
      • stopping the spread of communism
      • USA prepared to use military and economic methods to prevent it
        • help countries
      • communism bad as stopped freedom
    • The Marshal Plan 1947
      • 13 billion from Europe to rebuild Europe
      • in hope to stop communism as would weaken attraction of communism.
        • Capitalism better
      • countries must trade with USA to receive money
    • International reaction
      • many countries keen to receive aid
      • members of USSR walked out of meeting as said USA creating a military alliance against soviet union
      • satellite states not allowed marshal aid
      • 16 countries accepted the marshal aid


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