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Unformatted text preview: rhetoric resonated with the poor of Russia, the anti-Communist rhetoric appealed to the fearful in the United States. Although the Russians imposed a danger to the United States and the rest of the world, the threat was made drastically worse within the United States by its own citizens. America was held in a constant web of fear of the possible domino effect Communism had on the rest of the world. After seeing the events in Czechoslovakia where the Communists took control of the government amidst a parliamentary crisis, and an assassination of an opposition leader in Bulgaria, it was easy to see why so many were afraid of the possibility of future events like the ones in Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course HIST 1025 taught by Professor Funk,merle during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07
- Cold War