Marshall Plan (2)

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Unformatted text preview: The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. – Greece and Turkey not the only countries who needed aid from U.S. • World War II left many countries in ruins. • Secretary of State, George Marshall argued that the U.S. needed to do something fast. The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. • Marshall presented a plan to offer extensive economic aid to all nations of Europe in June 1947. (Speech) – 16 W. European countries received almost $13 Billion in economic aid. – E. Europe including the U.S.S.R. invited to participate. • Only Yugoslavia accepted. The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. • Marshall Plan proved to be a great success. – Within 4 years, countries receiving aid saw a 41% higher industrial production than on the eve of WWII. – Countries were stabilized and exports were rising rapidly. The Marshall Plan aided Western The Marshall Plan aided Western Europe. • U.S. benefited. – U.S. govt. bought foods and goods from farms to be sent to Europe. • U.S. farms and factories raised production to record levels. – U.S. economy continued its wartime boom without faltering. – W. Europeans became great consumers of American exports. End of Notes Review Game End of Notes Review Game • What was the name of the Secretary of State in 1945? • What was the reason that Marshall cited as the reason why all of Europe needed aid and not just Turkey and Greece? • How many countries received aid? How much total was given out by the United States? • What was the only Eastern European country to receive aid? • Was the Marshall Plan successful? What statistics can you cite? • Why would you say that the United States benefited from giving out aid? • What is the message that the artist is trying to send? Websites Websites Speech by George C. Marshall at Harvard Univers • Speech by George C. Marshall at Harvard Universi Speech by George C. Marshall at Harvard Universi Speech by George C. Marshall at Harvard Univers ...
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