United States Foreign Policy Scorecard

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United States Foreign Policy Scorecard Event or Circumstance Appropriate U.S. Action, According to the  Truman Doctrine Action Taken Communist Coup d’état  in Czechoslovakia, Feb.,  1948 Americans reacted violently Americans protested and helped to organize  NATO to protect the United States and its  western (European) allies A soviet-sponsored communist coup awakened the  legislators to reality and they voted the initial  appropriations in April 1948. Congress evidently  concluded that if Uncle Sam did not get Europeans  beck on their feet, they would never get off his back. Soviet Blockade of West  Berlin, June, 1948 President Truman decided to avoid the blockade  by flying in food and other supplies to the needy  people of West Berlin. A huge airlift: At times,  over 5,000 tons of supplies arrived daily. Berlin  aircraft – successful by 1949 The Western Allies combated the blockade by flying 
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at HCCS.

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