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Unformatted text preview: The Cold War 1945-1960 The Sides ε United States ε Democracy/Capitalism ε Western World ε NATO ε Union of Soviet Sot Republics (USSR) ε Communism ε Eastern World ε Warsaw Pact Political Leaders ε U.S.S.R. δ 1946-1953: Joseph Stalin *the most totalitarian leader Russia will ever have; very brutal δ 1956-1961: Nikita Khrushchev *won the in battle for control of Russia *short bald headed, threatened to burry the US ε U.S. δ 1946-1953: Truman *had to deal with Stalin δ 1953-1961: Eisenhower *had to deal with Khrushchev Containment Under Truman ε Author: George F. Kennan *US Soviet expert ε Parts δ Truman Doctrine *Revolution broke out in Hungary; Truman set the terms on which the US would send aid *aiding other countries in stopping communism δ National Security Act ε Department of Defense *combined all the military branches and put all under one official Secretary of Defense ε National Security Council δ Central Intelligence Agency *an organization that took all the information that was received by the FBI and other federal agencies, and organized it and gave it to the President δ Marshall Plan ε George C. Marshall, Sec. of State *realizes that Europe was a mess after all the destruction of WWII *proposes a plan that is accepted by Europe to send economic aid to foreign...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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The Cold War - The Cold War 1945-1960 The Sides ε United...

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