The Marshall Plan

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A quiz testing knowledge of the Marshall Plan/ Marshall Aid

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Question 1

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What was the Marshall Plan?
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  • The other side to the Truman Doctrine
  • A charity organisation
  • A spy organisation set up by Truman

Question 2

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Who devised it?
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  • George Marshall
  • Harry S. Truman
  • Theodore Roosevelt

Question 3

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What did it do?
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  • 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

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How much did George Marshall request from Congress for Marshall Aid?
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  • $17 billion
  • $1.7 billion
  • $170 million
  • $17 million
  • $1.7 million

Question 5

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

Question 6

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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
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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What made Congress change their minds about Marshall Aid?
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  • 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

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When was Marshall Aid given out?
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  • 1946
  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1949
  • 1952
  • 1951

Question 9

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China's accepting of Marshall Aid angered Stalin
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Stalin was angry when Yugoslavia accepted Marshall Aid
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Why was he angry?
Answer
  • 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

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

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What did Stalin view Marshall Aid as?
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  • A scam
  • Bribery
  • A loan, not a donation

Question 14

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What were USA's interests for giving Marshall Aid?
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  • 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

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Marshall Aid increased suspicions between USA and USSR
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  • True
  • False