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The Marshall Plan - 1947. April 2 - 3, 2014 Objective: Students will examine how the Marshall Plan fit into the strategy of containment and describe the position taken by supporters as well as critics through texts, debate and written response .

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The marshall plan 1947

The Marshall Plan - 1947

  • April 2 - 3, 2014

  • Objective: Students will examine how the

    Marshall Plan fit into the strategy of containment

    and describe the position taken by supporters as

    well as critics through texts, debate and written

    response.

  • Warm-Up: “What impact did the Truman

    Doctrine have on other countries?” Use RACE

    (3-4) from your notes. Answer in your notebook.


The marshall plan aka european recovery program

The Marshall Planaka “European Recovery Program”

  • A four-year effort by the Truman

    Administration consisting of $13 billion in

    economic aid to Europe in order to rebuild

    the economies that had been devastated by

    World War 2.

  • Containment of Soviet influence was the

    objective since many believed that economic

    hardship would make Communism more

    appealing to some nations.


Read marshall plan and opposition

Read Marshall Plan and Opposition


The marshall plan 1947

  • Choose one speaker from Group 2 and one

    speaker from Group 4.

  • Choose one speaker from Group 3 and one

    speaker from Group 5.

  • Groups 1 and 6 will be the people you will

    need to convince.


The marshall plan 1947

  • Each member of Groups 2,3,4,5 must contribute

    one argument to the speaker of their group from the

    text.

  • The speaker may only read arguments provided

    by his/her group. The speaker may not come up with

    the reasons to support or oppose the Plan.

  • Order:Speaker 2

    Speaker 4

    Speaker 3

    Speaker 5


The marshall plan 1947

  • A straw vote will be taken after all four

    speakers have presented arguments.

  • Groups may then converse to compose

    final arguments.

  • Speakers have 30 seconds.

  • A final vote will be taken. Each member

    of the audience must provide one

    argument that convinced them to support

    or oppose the Marshall Plan.


Written response

Written response:

  • The year is 1947. In a letter to Pres.

    Truman, write two paragraphs that indicate

    either your support or opposition to the

    Marshall Plan.

  • You do not have to assume the same

    position from the debate but you must use

    evidence from one of the texts to support your

    position.

  • Turn in for a grade.


Works cited

works cited

  • http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/strategy-containment-1947-1948


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