Marshall PlanTruman DoctrineChoices
effort to modernize European industrial, business, and agricultural equipment and practices
U.S. sent $400 million, but no military forces, to Greece and Turkey to combat communism
same aid was not accepted by the U.S.S.R. and allies
reconstruction plan established on June 5, 1947
became the basis of U.S. Cold War policy throughout Europe and around the world
success measured by 35% higher national outputs in 1951 than 1938
effort to reduce trade barriers and instill European sense of self-reliance
shifted U.S. foreign policy toward the U.S.S.R. from detente to a policy of containment of Soviet expansion
contributed to the renewal of the European transport system
policy of the U.S. to support free people resisting attempted conquest by armed minorities or by outside pressures