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Unformatted text preview: The Cold War 1945-1960 The Sides United States Democracy/Capitalism Western World NATO Union of Soviet Sot Republics (USSR) Communism Eastern World Warsaw Pact Political Leaders U.S.S.R. 1946-1953: Joseph Stalin *the most totalitarian leader Russia will ever have; very brutal 1956-1961: Nikita Khrushchev *won the in battle for control of Russia *short bald headed, threatened to burry the US U.S. 1946-1953: Truman *had to deal with Stalin 1953-1961: Eisenhower *had to deal with Khrushchev Containment Under Truman Author: George F. Kennan *US Soviet expert Parts Truman Doctrine *Revolution broke out in Hungary; Truman set the terms on which the US would send aid *aiding other countries in stopping communism National Security Act Department of Defense *combined all the military branches and put all under one official Secretary of Defense National Security Council 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 Marshall Plan 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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