In this regard it was thought that the main

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In this regard, it was thought that the main competitors of the United States would be crushed or greatly weakened in the war, and the United States by virtue of this circumstance would assume the role of the World War II? He claims that the United States planned to only participate in WW2 at the end to change the outcome to their favor and benefit.
most powerful factor in resolving the fundamental questions of the postwar world. Source: Excerpt from a telegram sent by Soviet Ambassador Nikolai Novikov to Soviet Leadership in September 1946. Document D: Henry Wallace (Modified) READ RESPOND I have been increasingly disturbed about the trend of international affairs since the end of the war. Who was Henry Wallace? What is Wallace’s main argument? How does Wallace’s description of American foreign policy compare to Truman’s and Novikov’s?
These facts rather make it appear either (1) that we are preparing ourselves to win the war which we regard as inevitable or (2) that we are trying to build up a predominance [largest amount] of force to intimidate the rest of mankind. Our interest in establishing democracy in Eastern Europe, where democracy by and large has never existed, seems to [the Soviets] an attempt to reestablish the encirclement of unfriendly neighbors which might serve as a springboard of stil l another effort to destroy [them]. Source: Secretary of Commerce and former Vice President Henry A. Wallace letter to President Harry S. Truman, July 23, 1946. Truman asked Wallace to resign shortly after this letter. the US joins the war last minutes to get supremacy which is what Wallace hints at.

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