M8A3 Cold War Assignment Answer Sheet - A8.3 Cold War...

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STANFORDHISTORYEDUCATIONGROUPsheg.stanford.eduA8.3: Cold War AssignmentDirections: Read Documents A & B, answer the questions and write your first hypothesis. Then, Read Documents C & D and revise your original hypothesis. Answer the summarizing questions at the end. Save your work and submit it to your course.First Round: Read documents A & B, answer the questions, and write your first hypothesis.Guiding QuestionsIron Curtain Speech1.Sourcing: Who was Winston Churchill? Why would Americans trust what he has to say aboutthe Soviet Union? Winston Churchill was the British prime minister from 1940-45 and 51-55.England was one of the U.S closest allies and Churchill was a successful leader who was highly respected, so the U.S not only valued his opinion regarding the S.U but also trusted him as well2.Close reading: What does Churchill claim that the Soviet Union wanted? He claimed that S.U wanted to open up a second front and they wanted to reap fruits of war and expansions of power and resourcesTruman Doctrine1.Close reading: Why did Truman believe Greece needed American aid in 1947?

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