unit 1 section (4) Anticommunism and the Roots of the Cold War»

Which of these countries were offered aid by the Truman Doctrine?

Greece and Turkey

What was the United States' major concern about their former ally, the Soviet Union?

that Soviet-style Communism would take over the world

Which of these events happened when the United States dropped the first atomic bomb?

The Soviets honored their promise to declare war on Japan.

Why did Truman ask Congress for funds for Greece and Turkey?

They were threatened with Communist takeovers.

Who is credited with writing an anonymous article about the Soviet expansion plans that was influential in the creation of the Truman Doctrine?