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US II final essay outlines

US II final essay outlines - who are resisting attempted...

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2. Watergate: nixon’s men broke into democratic nat’l comm. Hq, Nixon resigned auguts 9 1974. was carried out by many high level officials (plumbers). CREEP( Committee to Re-elect the President)-----FUNDED SLUSH FUND in mexico to pay plumbers— $500,000. Iran-contra: 3.COLD WAR REASONS US Ussr was becoming world power (COMMUNIST!) vs capitalism Russia withdrawl from WW1 in brest litovsk w/ germany Bolsheviks challenged capitalism------------------- containment German-soviet non aggression pact Dean Acheson- accused USSR of conspiracy to expand into mideast, asia, Africa.- TRUMAN DOCTRINE “it must be the policy of the united states to support free peoples
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Unformatted text preview: who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or outside preassures” Comm. Party was winning votes across allied Europe threat to Europes balance of power Soviets had COMECON SOVIETS HAD BOMB--1949 USSR Us supporting the whites in the Russian civil war Us wouldn’t recognize USSR until 1933 British appeasement of germany??? USSR though US had let Russia bear brunt of the war effort A bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki—after, Truman gave barely any influence to soviets in japan Iron curtain speech US had nato Us containment policy was impeding on soviet territory...
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