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    Second World Wars left the nation in relative secure economic condition. However, prior to the implementation of what became known as the Truman Doctrine, the U.S. generally steered clear of foreign entanglements unless U.S. security was threatened. The Truman Doctrine was a turning point in U.S. foreign relations. To understand how and why the Truman Doctrine changed U.S. foreign policy, there must be a review of U.S. foreign policy throughout the twentieth century. This paper will explore U.S.

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    President Truman himself to the US Congress on the 12th of March 1947. This speech was written and delivered in order to announce the Truman Doctrine, outline the purpose, reasoning and need for the Truman Doctrine and convince the US Congress and people to support the rhetoric. This source is of value as it is from the president himself of the time, Harry S Truman, deeming it to be a reliable source of information of the time. It shows the US’s intentions behind the implementation of the Truman Doctrine

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    Harry S. Truman was very much involved in war. He wanted to help join the fight and even though his eyesight was poor, he still enlisted in the National Guard and in World War I, he became and artillery commander. Throughout his life, Harry S. Truman was always a go-getter. He always wanted to help in wars and make sure America came out on top. This go-getter attitude he expressed is very plainly visible in his speech: “The Truman Doctrine”. The purpose, tone, and subject of this speech all points

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    Evaluation on The Truman Doctrine Dr. Alexander Vazansky (History 338) 9/21/2014 President Truman began the war with the Soviet Union, guided the United States through World War II and established a foreign policy that would carry on throughout the twentieth century. Although the Congress and most of the United States supported him, much of the public debated if the Truman doctrine was worthy, and this argument has continued throughout the years past. The public that debated the Truman doctrine saw it as

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    The Truman Doctrine: Contain the expansion of communism, presumably everywhere. Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office: As World War 2 came to a close an “Anti-Democratic Iron Curtain” had descended across Europe according to the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Britain and most of the other countries in Europe's’ forces were worn out, and their wealth all but depleted from the challenges of World War 2. Because of this it was almost

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    Harry S. Truman was outraged by the Soviet Union's perceived resistance to American demands in Iran, Turkey and Greece, as well as their rejection of the Baruch Plan on nuclear weapons. In February 1947, the British government announced that it could no longer afford to finance the Kingdom of Greece in its civil war against Communist-led insurgents. The US government's response to this announcement was the adoption of containment, the goal of which was to stop the spread of Communism. Truman delivered

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    The Truman Doctrine and the Development of American Foreign Policy during the Cold War On March 12, 1947, President Harry S. Truman defined United States foreign policy in the context of its new role as a world superpower. Many historians consider his speech to Congress as the words that officially started the Cold War. The Truman Doctrine was a major break from U.S. historical trends of isolationist foreign policy. His speech led to the Cold War policy of containment. Moreover, it served as a

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    Presidential Doctrines William J. Quarterman II Prof. John Cronin POL 300: Contemporary International Problems May 20th, 2018 A body or system of teachings related to a particular subject or belief, or a doctrine can be referred to as advocating for a particular principle. Each of the presidents in the United States of America ruled using a doctrine. With the use of a doctrine, a president is able to set goals and attitudes to be followed during their reign. The doctrines are mostly associated

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    USA and URSS was constituted by periods of high tension and periods of relaxation. In fact, the most tragical period of the Cold War was recorded between the 1947 and the 1953, period in which the American President H. Truman gave way at the development of the so-called "Truman Doctrine", expressing the need for a containment of the USSR and communism. Subsequently, with the election of the American president Eisenhower and the appointment of Khrushchev as Secretary of the CPSU, the two superpowers

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    All things in history have a place and time. In fact we are history. Had it not been for the previous events in world history, our existence could have been questionable. What would have happened if Hitler did take over the world? Would we be alive today? What if the cold war turned hot at some point? All these doubts tend to help an individual realize that everything in world history happens for a specific reason and therefore everything has its own time and place. One significant event in United

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