How significant was the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine?

This lesson looks at the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan and considers the impact this response had on Cold War tensions. Students will learn about the concept of 'dollar imperialism' and Cominform and Comecon organisations.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which two countries did Truman talk about in his speech to Congress?

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Q2.Which telegram confirmed Truman's fears of the Soviet Union?

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Q3.What was the Marshall Plan?

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Q4.What is a satellite state?

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Q5.The Truman Doctrine was an expression of what US foreign policy?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which two countries did Truman talk about in his speech to Congress?

1/5

Q2.Which telegram confirmed Truman's fears of the Soviet Union?

2/5

Q3.What was the Marshall Plan?

3/5

Q4.What is a satellite state?

4/5

Q5.The Truman Doctrine was an expression of what US foreign policy?

5/5

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Why was the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine significant?

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Q1.Who made the Iron Curtain speech?

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Q2.What did Stalin call the Marshall Plan?

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Q3.What was the Soviet economic assistance plan called?

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Q4.When was Comecon formed?

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Q5.What was the purpose of Cominform?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Why was the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine significant?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who made the Iron Curtain speech?

1/5

Q2.What did Stalin call the Marshall Plan?

2/5

Q3.What was the Soviet economic assistance plan called?

3/5

Q4.When was Comecon formed?

4/5

Q5.What was the purpose of Cominform?

5/5

Lesson summary: How significant was the Soviet response to the Truman Doctrine?

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