The Truman Doctrine

The Truman Doctrine

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  • Created by: Emilia
  • Created on: 16-06-13 10:26

What was the Truman Doctrine?

  • American policy which meant that the USA began to proide countries who were under threat of Communist takeover with money, equipment and advice

  • This policy was announced by Harry Truman on March 12th, 1957

  • Truman wanted to ensure that Communism wouldn't spread further than east Europe.

  • The policy became known as containment 
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How did this cause tension?

Stalin saw this as an attack on Communism so this caused tension.

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Useful revision cards! I just want to say (for anyone who may got confused or learn the wrong date) that it was announced in March 1947 NOT in 1957 as it says on the resource. Just a typo i guess but wanted to just identify it :)

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