TRUMAN DOCTRINE AND MARSHALL PLAN

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Name this: an organisation created January of what year was so that the communist countries would share everything - an economic benefit for?
Comecon, 1949, USSR
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The Truman Doctrine was created in response to the crisis in Greece that was brought to a height when?
1944
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Who was the civil war between in Greece?
Monarchists and communists
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By 194_ the draining impact of WW2 wasbeing felt with Britain oweing how much reparations to Germany?
1947, $300mil
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Therefore Britain's economy was in a state of crisis and they felt they could no longer what?
Maintain troops in international countries
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In what month 1947 the UK announced they couldn't keep troops in Greece
February
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In what month '47, Truman gave a speech: "it must be the policy of the US to support (who) resisting (what) from (what what)
March, peoples, subjugation, outside pressures
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Who condemned this as 'dollar imperialism'
Molotov
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Wherever communists attempted to overthrow a (what), the Truman Doctrine would?
Democracy, intervene
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Around the same time in 1947, who travelled through Europe and noticed the what what of the western countries?
George Marshall, economic devastation
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The Marshall Plan committed what what of American what to Europe?
Large sums, finances
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The Marshall Plan would also benefit America, how?
Because Europe is one of their largest markets for goods so benefitting their economy would do the same
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Americans were concerned that if Europe was left in poverty what would happen?
Communists would thrive on it
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When was the Cominform set up, why?
October 1947, in response to the MP and TD as a way for Stalin to organise the communist groups in East Europe
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