What was the Eisenhower Doctrine? the policy that committed American aid and troops to protect the Middle East from communist

What was the Eisenhower Doctrine? the policy that committed American aid and troops to protect the Middle East from communist aggression the effort to support communist nations with foreign aid to give them the economic basis for democracy the attempt to enhance the UN efforts to provide relief for famine in Africa the policy that stationed American troops in selected locations around the world in case war broke out

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  1. hi!


    1. Which statement describes a cause of the Cold War?

    c) Westerners feared Soviet world domination.

    The Soviet Union began to establish left-wing governments in the countries of eastern Europe, determined to safeguard against a possible renewed threat from Germany. The Americans and the British worried that Soviet domination in eastern Europe might be permanent

    2) What was not part of the Marshall Plan?

    * The United States established air bases in China.

    3) What was the goal of the policy of containment that the United States adopted after World War II?

    * stopping the spread of communism.

    Containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad. A component of the Cold War, this policy was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet Union to enlarge its communist sphere of influence in Eastern Europe, China, Korea, and Vietnam.

    4) Which American president committed the United States to a policy of preventing the spread of communism?

    * Harry Truman

    In 1947, President Harry S. Truman pledged that the United States would help any nation resist communism in order to prevent its spread. His policy of containment is known as the Truman Doctrine.

    5) Which Cold War leader recognized earlier wrongs and wanted to build a policy of peaceful coexistence with capitalist countries?

    * Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev wrote this himself explaining the reasons for his policy of peaceful coexistence. He argues that from the Lenin-era, the Soviet Union has always pursued this policy because it is in the nature of Communism and merely a natural extension of it.

    6) Who is Fidel Castro?

    * the revolutionary leader of Cuba for over four decades

    7) Which American played a dominant role in the restoration of Japan after World War II?

    * Douglas MacArthur

    Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) was an American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II (1939-1945), oversaw the successful Allied occupation of postwar Japan and led United Nations forces in the Korean War (1950-1953)

    8) What was the purpose of China’s “Great Leap Forward”?

    * to modernize China and transform it into an industrial nation

    The Great Leap Forward of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign by the Communist Party of China (CPC) from 1958 to 1962. Chairman Mao Zedong launched the campaign to transform the country from an agrarian economy into a communist society through the formation of People's communes.

    9) What was the purpose of North Korea’s surprise invasion of South Korea in June 1950?

    * to unite the Korean peninsula under communism

    USA acted decisively to defend the South to stop the threat of communism and to continue their policy of containment. They did not want communism to spread. The division of Korea led North Korea to invade South Korea to obtain a united, undivided Korea. From 1905 to 1945 the Korean Peninsula was under Japanese control.


    10) Which two leaders narrowly avoided nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962?

    * Nikita Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy

    October 22, 1962, President John Kennedy (1917-63) notified Americans about the presence of the missiles, explained his decision to enact a naval blockade around Cuba and made it clear the U.S. was prepared to use military force if necessary to neutralize this perceived threat to national security.  

    Following this news, many people feared the world was on the brink of nuclear war. However, disaster was avoided when the U.S. agreed to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s (1894-1971) offer to remove the Cuban missiles in exchange for the U.S. promising not to invade Cuba. Kennedy also secretly agreed to remove U.S. missiles from Turkey.

  2. (1) mentioned a tax cut package passed by the Senate and (2) was about a bill in the Senate for financial aid to Cuba.

    Answer is D. Both deal with an issue in the U.S. Senate.

  3. A is wrong cuz' nothing controversial abt (1)

    B is wrong cuz' (1) not opinion

    C is wrong cuz' (1) not critical

    so ans is D. Both deal with an issue in the U.S. Senate.

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