Cold War - and Russia, which is communism and its fellow...

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Prior to World War II the Western democratic forces (US, Britain, France, etc.) did not trust the Russian government. When the German forces and Axis powers displayed aggression, the West felt it was allied with the Russian powers in order to counteract the military strength that was building in Germany. World War II, the Russian government wanted to prevent possible military devastation by pledged a system of belief of military physical power and an advantage over neighboring countries. The Americans lead the Western alliance and choose not to ally with the Russians, rather to form alliance with democratic nations with strong economies. America’s choice of ally was key in preventing a repeat of the radicalism that catapulted World War II. The different systems of belief between America which was the west and its allies
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Unformatted text preview: and Russia, which is communism and its fellow soldiers was the basis of the Cold War. Unlike each other ideology formed the basis of the Cold War, and the once cordial World War II allies were separated into the West versus communism. Roosevelt felt the Soviet would determine their own fate. The United States of America and the Soviet Unions relationship vanished very fast during the 1940s and 1950s. Policies for the Cold War of America was made to help nations battle the craziness of Communism. The policies would be supportive military wise and financially. The National Atlantic Treaty Organization, better known as NATO, was established in 1949. In 1954 the Soviet Union felt that should be a part of the National Atlantic Treaty Organization to make sure the peace with Europe would last....
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