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What was the Truman Doctrine?
The world has a choice between communist tyranny and democratic freedom. America has the right to fight for liberty wherever it was threatened. America would send troops and economic resources to help governments that were threatened by communism. Co
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What was the Marshall Plan?
The Marshall Plan aimed to commit $13 billion of American money to rebuild shattered economies of Europe. By encouraging prosperity, the Marshall Plan would weaken the attraction of communism. The Marshall Plan also helped the American economy as in
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What was Cominform?
Was an international organisation. Stalin set up the Cominform- an alliance of communist countries in 1947, probably in response to the Marshall Plan. Its aim was to spread Stalin's communist ideas. Poland, East Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and Russia
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What was the Long Telegram?
Truman received worrying news, a secret report from Kennan, America’s ambassador in Moscow. The telegram reported that, Stalin had given a speech calling for the destruction of capitalism. There could be no peace with the USSR while it was opposed t
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What was the Novi
Novikov, the Soviet ambassador to America sent a telegram to Stalin which was equally as concerning as the Long telegram. America desired to dominate the world. Following Roosevelt's death, the American Government were no longer interested in co-oper
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