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
1 of 15
Other questions in this quiz
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?