Which of the following pieces of Western political ‘rhetoric’ helped to ‘heat up’ the Cold War?
The Truman doctrine
Churchill’s ‘sinews of peace’ speech
The Novikov telegram
Kennan’s Long Telegram
Which of the following was a consequence not a cause of Truman announcing his 'Doctrine'?
George Kennan’s long telegram.
Marshall’s European Recovery Plan.
Truman’s strong anti-communist stance.
The British withdrawal from the Greek Civil War.
Which of the following were ‘assumptions’ made by George Kennan in his Long Telegram?
The USSR was heavily armed
The USSR feared the outside world
The USSR was determined to spread communism
Peaceful coexistence was possible with the USSR
What assumptions were made in the Novikov Telegram?
That Peaceful coexistence was possible with the USA
The USA had emerged as an economic superpower from WWII and wanted to secure its position globally
The USSR had to act to defend itself
The two telegrams indicated clearly that peaceful coexistence between the USSR & the USA was a possibility.
What was the context of the Truman Doctrine?
Stalin had blockaded Berlin
The British had pulled out of the Greek Civil War
Stalin was implementing so-called ‘salami tactics’ in Eastern Europe
The Soviets had successfully tested an Atom Bomb
How much did Truman ask Congress for to assist Greece and Turkey?
Stalin and the USSR had been directly involved in supporting the Greek Comminists in the civil war.
When did Truman announce his Doctrine?
12 March 1945
12 March 1946
What did the Truman Doctrine promise to ‘provide’ ?
What was the new US foreign policy strategy under Truman called?
What is significant about the Doctrine?
It would form the basis of US Foreign Policy for the next 40 years
It signaled to the USSR that the USA wanted to co-exist
It made the USA very rich
Who was able to request US assistance under the terms of the Truman Doctrine?
Any country involved in civil war
Eastern European communist countries
Any democratic country claiming to be resisting internal or external forces
Which of the following was the first real ‘test’ of the US containment policy?
The Berlin Blockade
The Korean War
The Vietnam War
The Truman Doctrine and 'what', were described as 'two halves of the same walnut'?