Cold War Ideology and Policies

Cold War Ideology and Policies - Japan, which was a new...

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The ideology of the cold war was that the Americans had helped countries that were combating communism. This was because the Americans had combated the Nazi empire, and eventually became the heroes of the day. They were known for taking down the communistic politicians of the era. This eventually slowed and deteriorated the ties between the Soviet Union and the Americans. The Soviet Union became more communistic throughout time; they eventually became known as the iron curtain. This was because the Soviet Union had spread throughout Europe and whatever territories they controlled, they did not let them become freestanding countries. The allies the United States had also had come against the allies in Western Europe. They had close ties to china and because china had become communistic, they had lost most of Western Europe and the potential to remain allies. Once Japan had turned into an ally, the United States had to protect Japan from Russia because the Russians were going to invade
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Unformatted text preview: Japan, which was a new ally, and Russia being a new enemy. The American cold war policies influenced the Americans to change the relations with the Soviet Union throughout the 1940’s to the 1950’s. This is because the Americans believed in the non-communistic governments. Because the Soviet Union had changed and eventually showed their true governments policies, this would combat the Americans views and destroyed the relation between the two superpowers. The practices at the time of the Americans also were considered Americanized, which means the complete view in democracy. This eventual led to the two allies to become enemies and going to war with one another known as the cold war. The United States also had close relations to china, which had changed because of their communist viewpoints. Because the United States lost china, they had become against communism....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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