Geography Of The Cold War: What Is Containment?

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Geography of the Cold War: What is Containment? Containment means to stop the spread of communism. America during the Cold War wanted to stop communism from spreading to other places in the world. The Soviet Union however wanted communism to spread throughout the world and they wanted to be the ones to spread it. Stalin and The Soviets believed that communism is better than capitalism and that they would win this war. America had a strategy to stop it. In order to stop the spread of communism America had to, keep West Berlin, South Korea and Cuba from becoming communist. In 1948, West Berlin was surrounded by communist territory. Stalin made a blockade to stop any shipments from coming through to West Berlin. He hoped this would cause them

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