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1. Sourcing : Who was Winston Churchill? Why would Americans trust what he has to say about
2. Close reading: What does Churchill claim that the Soviet Union wanted?
Truman Doctrine 1. Close reading: Why did Truman believe Greece needed American aid in 1947? To prevent communism from growing in power in that nation.
2. Context: What does Truman mean when he claims, “Should we fail to aid Greece and Turkey in this fateful hour, the effect will be far reaching to the West as well as to the East”?
3. Close reading: Does Truman present American policy as offensive or defensive? What words or phrases does Truman use to present policy this way?
Record your first hypothesis: Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War -
STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu Soviet Ambassador Telegram 1. Sourcing: Who was Nicholas Novikov? When did he write this telegram?
2. Close reading: How does Novikov describe the United States? What evidence does he use to support his description?
3. Context: What does Novikov claim the United States planned during the Second World War?
Henry Wallace Letter 1. Sourcing: Who was Henry Wallace?
2. Close Reading: What is Wallace’s main argument?
3. Corroboration: How does Wallace’s description of American foreign policy compare to Truman’s and Novikov’s? Record your second hypothesis: Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War - the United States or the Soviet Union? STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu

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