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Running head: COLD WAR IDEOLOGIES AND POLICIES 1 Cold War Ideologies and Policies Pamela Newsome HIS/135 August 28, 2011 Rebecca Howze
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COLD WAR IDEOLOGIES AND POLICIES 2 Cold War Ideologies and Policies The Cold War was a conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. The two countries were once allies that help with the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945. The conflict between the US and the Soviets began when a myth that the Soviets had an atomic bomb. The US felt threatened, because the Soviet domination of Eastern Europe and the threat of Soviet- influenced communists’ parties that was coming in to power in the democracies of Western Europe. The Soviets were trying to secure their borders to prevent possible attacks, which he saw the American-European alliance as a threat. The Soviets also saw this as a way to spread
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Unformatted text preview: communism throughout the worldwide. The first person to acknowledge that the Soviets were a threat was the British wartime prime minister, Winston Churchill. He delineated the new world order and perceived threat posed by the Soviet Union when he declared in 1946, that Soviet imperialism had drawn an iron curtain across the continent of Europe. The conflict had gotten worse when Great Britain could no longer support Turkey and Greece. To stop the Soviets from becoming part of the communist movement, President Truman decided to scare the country to get money to provide $4oo million in military and economic aid. This act became known as the Truman Doctrine....
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