US foreign policy 45-55

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Concerns of US foreign policy 45-55?
Contain spread of communism, develop trade links with other countries, spread capitalism
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Year of Kennan telegram?
1946
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What points were made in the Kennan Telegram?
USSR should not be trusted, USA should contain communism and USA should be prepared to use force against the USSR
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What is the definition of containment?
Allowing communism to remain in its current limits but preventing it spreading further
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Summary of the Truman doctrine:
Commitment to support countries financially and militarily when fighting for freedom
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Facts on the Marshall plan:
$13bn aid, 16 countries accepted, in 1947
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Year of the Berlin blockade/airlift?
1948-49
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At its peak one US plane took off how often to West Germany?
90 seconds
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When was NATO created?
1949
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What year did North Korea invade South Korea?
1950
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What did Truman veto at the end of the Korean war?
Continuing past the 38th parralel into North Korea
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1946

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