Essay On How To Prevent The Cold War

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During the Cold War, the U.S came up with a foreign policy to prevent and stop the spread of communism throughout the other nations, by the use of diplomacy and foreign aid. The U.S would do anything necessary to stop communism from spreading by the Soviet Union. The two allied nations after WWII, Soviet Union and the U.S, quickly had different ideas on how to run their nations. The Soviets wanted to spread communism and the U.S wanted to spread democracy. So to prevent it the U.S took action such as; the Marshall Plan, the Truman Doctrine, NATO and the Berlin Aircraft.
The first Diplomacy action the U.S took was joining NATO. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was an alliance of nine Western European nations including Canada, Iceland, and the United States. “The United States signed the treaty in 1949. This marked the first time in its history that the United States had joined a peacetime alliance that commited it to fight in Europe.” (reader, 21) These 11 nations joined forces to help aid and protect each other. Later the WarSaw pact, the USSR (Soviets) and six of its East European puppets, was created. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization all wanted to stop the spread of communism and help keep nations democratic. This was the start to more and more actions taken to prevent the influence of communism. A little later President Harry Truman came up with another idea to avert the spread of communism, so he called it the Truman Doctrine. The Truman Doctrine helps, support and aid anyone under the threat or influence of
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The used of diplomacy and financial aid took multiple actions such as; the Marshall Plan, the Truman Doctrine, NATO, and the Berlin Airlift. All these actions is what help prevent communism from spreading and made the United States foreign policy

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