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2. How much was invested in Marshall Aid?

  • $13bn
  • $13
  • £13bn
  • $50million

3. Define containment

  • Allow communism to spread
  • Allowing communism to exist within its current boundaries but to prevent further spread
  • Give in to communism
  • Prevent further growth and minimise existing influence of communism

4. What other action of the USA suggested their policy was aggressive?

  • Marshall Aid - suggested they were trying to spread capitalist influence
  • Churchil's speech
  • Berlin Blockade - shouldn't have airlifted in supplies
  • Carter doctrine

5. Why did Truman vetoe MacArthur's idea?

  • Didn't want to repeat WW2 and wanted to confront communism more harshly later
  • He didn't like MacArthur
  • He was worried it could start WW3 and only wanted to contain communism, not confront it.
  • Truman wanted to follow a more aggressive policy

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