The Truman Doctrine

The Truman Doctrine

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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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