The cold war

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1. What was the purpose of the Truman doctrine?

  • To help Truman recover from his illness
  • The purpose of the Truman doctrine was to establish that the United States would support a democratic nation under threat from an internal or external authoritarian force. This support could include economic, political or military assistance.
  • To destroy Russia
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2. Why was it known as the 'Cold War'?

  • Because the two countries never fought each other directly, it was called a “cold” war meaning there was no physical fighting
  • As it was very cold as they faught
  • It's ironic as it was very hot
  • As they never stopped fighting for one second during the war

3. What was happening in Greece and Turkey?

  • They both got simultaneously invaded by Germany
  • They were under threat as they were what stood between the rest of Europe and communism, so they were the USSR's next targets
  • They went to war with each other

4. What was happening behind the 'curtains'

  • They were making a super army
  • the Soviets were helping themselves to the raw materials and industrial resources of occupied nations.
  • the Soviets were partying and drinking vodka

5. When did the Cold War take place?

  • 1914-1918
  • 1945-1991
  • 1939-1945
  • 2000-2015

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