Writing Warm Up. Were the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine effective ways to prevent the growth of communism? Why or why not?. Vocabulary. Containment Limited War NATO Warsaw Pact Chinese Revolution. Domino Theory Hot War Police Action Berlin Airlift. Continuing Containment.
Aim: How did the United States intervene when communists tried to gain power in other countries?
The United States sent millions of dollars in aid to Chiang Kai-Shek and the nationalist government to help them fend off communism.
Police Action, Limited War, Domino Theory
The idea that if one country in a region came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect.
Small groups of people try to destabilize communist governments.
CIA Coup in Iran