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Cold War Origins

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Unformatted text preview: Cold War Origins The Dawn of the American Century • Henry Luce’s Prediction – time of great wealth and prosperity – time of great freedom – time of great responsibility – time for international cooperation Mood Swing • What changed by the end of the 1940s? – Soviet doctrine – disagreement on what to do with Germany and war-torn Europe – the emergence of communist China and related tensions in Asia – the dawning of the nuclear age – American leadership Truman the Person • farm boy from Missouri – folksy but steely and firm • bad businessman but effective leader – a humble hero in WWI – a quiet and determined community activist in post-war Missouri Truman the Politician • “Give ‘em Hell Harry” – The whistle-stop campaign of 1948 • 31,000 miles by train • 10 speeches a day • surprising victory Truman the Diplomat Diplomat • talked tough and...
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