Truman Foreign Policy “Let’s Keep              Score”1. UN Established June 26, 1945 (Tie)  Agreed to at Yalta in Februa...
3. German Occupation (Tie)Potsdam Conference- splits Germany into 4 Occupation Zones  US, UK, France (West   Germany)  ...
4. Japanese Occupation (Win)               Only US controlled the                rebuilding of Japan                 Did...
5. Eastern Europe (Loss)Right after the war, Stalin  takes the Baltic States   Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaStalin’s Promi...
6. Containment PolicyAuthored by George KennanFundamentally changes US Foreign Policy foreverLearned our lesson from WW...
Truman Doctrine              Announced March 12,               1947              “It must be the policy of              ...
Marshall PlanEuropean Recovery ActApril 3, 1948Aid package to prevent the countries of Western Europe from turning to c...
North Atlantic TreatyOrganization (NATO)           July 12, 1949           9 Western European            nations, US, Ca...
National Security Act (1947)July 26, 1947Created the Department of Defense  All Military Forces   under 1 Command  Cha...
7. Greece and Turkey (Win)1st true application of containment!Why here?  USSR wanted a warm   water port into the   Med...
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  1. 1. Truman Foreign Policy “Let’s Keep Score”1. UN Established June 26, 1945 (Tie) Agreed to at Yalta in February 1945 w/big 3… April 1945, 50 Nations met in San Francisco HQ in New York Permanent Members-US, UK, China, USSR, France2. US Drops Atomic Bombs (Win) Hiroshima August 6th Nagasaki August 9th
  2. 2. 3. German Occupation (Tie)Potsdam Conference- splits Germany into 4 Occupation Zones US, UK, France (West Germany) USSR (East GermanyAlso Split Berlin (4 Zones)Promised to crush NAZI party Nuremberg Trials- sentenced 11 to death
  3. 3. 4. Japanese Occupation (Win) Only US controlled the rebuilding of Japan Did not want to split Japan like Germany Create a Democratic government Supreme Commander Douglas MacArthur He wrote the constitution Not militaristic! No more weapons/army
  4. 4. 5. Eastern Europe (Loss)Right after the war, Stalin takes the Baltic States  Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaStalin’s Promise of Free Elections in Eastern Europe  Went back on promises at YaltaIron Curtain Speech- Winston Churchill, Missouri“An iron curtain has descended across Europe…”
  5. 5. 6. Containment PolicyAuthored by George KennanFundamentally changes US Foreign Policy foreverLearned our lesson from WWII Appeasement @ Munich Soviets want to expand, we need to push them back!
  6. 6. Truman Doctrine Announced March 12, 1947 “It must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples from conquest or subjugation by outside pressures.” What does this mean???
  7. 7. Marshall PlanEuropean Recovery ActApril 3, 1948Aid package to prevent the countries of Western Europe from turning to communism$12 Billion to France & Italy to stay strong and free$400 million to Greece & TurkeyBy 1950, W. European industrial production
  8. 8. North Atlantic TreatyOrganization (NATO) July 12, 1949 9 Western European nations, US, Canada 1st time in US history where we joined into a “defensive alliance” “If any one country is attacked it is regarded as an attack on all.” Supreme Commander- Dwight Eisenhower
  9. 9. National Security Act (1947)July 26, 1947Created the Department of Defense All Military Forces under 1 Command Chairman of the Joint ChiefsCreated Central Intelligence Agency Replaces the OSS – collection of information abroad…
  10. 10. 7. Greece and Turkey (Win)1st true application of containment!Why here? USSR wanted a warm water port into the Mediterranean Test the resolve of the US! Britain could no longer support GreeceGave $400 million under Marshall Plan to keep

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