The Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine (Cold War Chronicles) (Library Binding)

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The Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine (Cold War Chronicles) (Library Binding)

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The growth of Soviet power prompted concern from the United States. President Truman asserted that the United States needed to prevent Communism from becoming stronger. His warning to Congress became known as the Truman Doctrine. When General George Marshall visited Europe, he feared that Europe's weak economy would encourage the growth of Communism. He established an initiative to provide economic support to rebuild Europe, which had been devastated by the war. This initiative was nicknamed the Marshall Plan. Congress was reluctant at first but ultimately approved the plan when Czechoslovakia became Communist in 1948. This book gives an in-depth discussion of European integration and the influence of Communism on Western Europe.
Product Details ISBN: 9781502627315
ISBN-10: 1502627310
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication Date: July 30th, 2017
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Cold War Chronicles