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Unformatted text preview: and contain communism. The Truman Doctrine was created in 1947 to help protect democratic people worldwide against communism, and gave aid to Turkey and Greece who were being threatened. The Marshall Plan was also established in 1947, which offered an invitation to all the European countries to request financial assistance so they could revive their economies, and deter the unrest and displeasure associated with bad times which Communists took advantage of. In 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was instituted, along with Canada, France, Belgium, Britain, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, agreeing to defend each other and take action if any of them were to be attacked by armed forces. References Davidson, J. (Ed.). (2005). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American Republic (4th ed., Vol. 2). New York: McGraw-Hill...
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