The Cold War Causes - Coggle Diagram
The Cold War
Different Political and Economic Systems
USA > Democracy
Businesses and property
were privately owned
USSR > Dictatorship
Businesses were owned and
managed by the government
Disagreed on what to do after the Nazis were defeated
Wanted to see a freely elected government in Poland
Wanted Poland to have a communist government.
Meaning they could control Poland
Stalin's control over Eastern Europe
Stalin imposed a communist government in Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Czechoslovakia and Hungary. -> '
The countries under Soviet control became known as
, as they were dominated by the USSR
USA became alarmed at the growth of communism
In 1947, President Truman announced the
The USA would give military aid to any country resisting communism.
This policy was called
and became the main of the USA during the Cold War:
to stop the spread of communism throughout the world.
The USA realized that military aid alone was not enough to stop the spread of communism.
Truman's foreign minister,
, announced massive economic aid for Europe
Communism was attractive to many people who had no food or jobs
This became known as