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COLD WAR LEADERS CHARTRecreate the chart below. Use the profiles for the16 Cold War Leaders to fill in thechart.Name of Cold War LeaderCountry thatthey are theleader ofCold War significant decisions(Think spreading or stopping thespread of Communism, nuclear armsrace, Space Race, alliances withSoviet Union or United States, etc)Joseph StalinSoviet UnionDuring his reign, which lasted untilhis death in 1953, Stalin transformedthe Soviet Union from an agrariansociety to an industrial and militarysuperpower. Stalin implemented aseries of Five-Year Plans to spureconomic growth and transformation inthe Soviet Union.Winston ChurchillUnited KingdomChurchill thus actively sought therole of Cold War peacemaker to enablehis country to be a mediator betweenEast and West in the Cold War andachieve a rapprochement, guaranteed byBritain, between the Soviet Union anda reunited but neutral Germany.Harry TrumanUnited StatesThe president adopted a policy ofcontainment toward Soviet expansionand the spread of communism. In 1947,he introduced the Truman Doctrine toprovide aid to Greece and Turkey in aneffort to protect them from communistaggression.Ho Chi MinhVietnamHo Chi Minh led a long and ultimatelysuccessful campaign to make Vietnamindependent. He was president of NorthVietnam from 1945 to 1969, and he was

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