IGCSE History
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How did the USA react to Soviet expansionism?  

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Why was the US government keen to confront the Soviet Union after 1945? In your answer you should mention:
  1. The wealth and self-confidence of Americans after the war
  2. The initial monopoly of the atomic bomb
  3. Memories of appeasement
  4. The influence of George Kennan
McAleavy (112-15)
Episode 2 Iron Curtain 1945-7 Missed something? click here to read the whole script
Answer these questions on the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. McAleavy (108-111) Mason (59-61)

JDC on Truman and Marshall
JDC historiography of Truman (for IB wannabees)