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America and theWorld
Causes of the Cold War•Capitalism vs. Communism •Relationship Between Countries/Leaders–Disagreements over Germany–Truman was disliked by Soviet leader Stalin–Each feared attacks from one another•Secrets–Nuclear Weapon Technology(Arms Race)
Cold War Policies & Practices•Dean Acheson (Secretary of State)played a key role in foreign policies during the Cold War.•Diplomat George F. Kennan in the 40s developed the Containment StrategyContainmentThe goal was to contain communism within its present boundaries.•Other Policies and Practices-Get Tough Policy-Marshall PlanPresident Truman
Cold War & International Relations•During the Cold War other countries were either allies or enemies to the Soviet Union and America
Vietnam•Previously a country that had fallen under Japanese control, had became orphaned after Japan’s defeat in WWII•The French tried taking it over but were defeated by the Vietminh•