The Marshall Plan

Question 1 of 15

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What was the Marshall Plan?

Select one of the following:

  • The other side to the Truman Doctrine

  • A charity organisation

  • A spy organisation set up by Truman

Question 2 of 15

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Who devised it?

Select one of the following:

  • George Marshall

  • Harry S. Truman

  • Theodore Roosevelt

Question 3 of 15

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What did it do?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Donated money to Western European countries

  • Donated money to European countries

  • Donated money to countries that didn't belong to the USSR

  • Donated money to Eastern European countries

Question 4 of 15

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How much did George Marshall request from Congress for Marshall Aid?

Select one of the following:

  • $17 billion

  • $1.7 billion

  • $170 million

  • $17 million

  • $1.7 million

Question 5 of 15

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Initially, Congress disagreed with the Marshall Plan because of the amount of money required.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 15

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Initially, Congress disagreed with the Marshall Plan as there were suspicions that countries would use the aid to trade with the USSR

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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What made Congress change their minds about Marshall Aid?

Select one or more of the following:

  • When George Marshall reported the damage done in Europe

  • When Czechoslovakia was seized by the communists

  • When non-communists in Czechoslovakia were killed

  • When the Czechoslovakian leader Jan Masaryk, a supporter of the West, was murdered

  • When they realised Stalin was attempting to capture as many European countries as he could

  • When George Marshall was shot on a visit to Poland

Question 8 of 15

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When was Marshall Aid given out?

Select one of the following:

  • 1946

  • 1947

  • 1948

  • 1949

  • 1952

  • 1951

Question 9 of 15

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China's accepting of Marshall Aid angered Stalin

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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Stalin was angry when Yugoslavia accepted Marshall Aid

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 15

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Why was he angry?

Select one or more of the following:

  • His moustache wasn't as curly as the British moustaches

  • Yugoslavia had been a communist country and he was suspicious that the West would try and be allies with them

  • On a map, Yugoslavia formed a bridge between East and West Europe; Stalin didn't want this

  • USSR and Yugoslavia had an alliance; if this was broken he would be furious

  • Yugoslavia had always been independent - so Stalin had always been suspicious - and this was the final straw

  • Stalin was angry that nobody had accepted his 'Stalin Aid'

Question 12 of 15

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What did Stalin do to Tito, leader of Yugoslavia, as a result?

Select one of the following:

  • Tito was shot by Soviets in 1948

  • Tito was expelled from Cominform in 1948

  • Tito was invaded by Soviets in 1948

  • Tito was expelled from Cominform in 1949

Question 13 of 15

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What did Stalin view Marshall Aid as?

Select one of the following:

  • A scam

  • Bribery

  • A loan, not a donation

Question 14 of 15

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What were USA's interests for giving Marshall Aid?

Select one or more of the following:

  • They believed communism thrived where there was poverty, so giving money would hold this back

  • They wanted to increase trade with Europe to avoid another depression

  • They wanted to be the hero and show up Stalin

  • If they could gain the trust of Europe, they could control their markets so they had more power over there

Question 15 of 15

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Marshall Aid increased suspicions between USA and USSR

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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The Marshall Plan

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