Examples Of Us Containment During The Cold War

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After World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union emerged as global superpowers. Each country had a different type of government and economy. The United States was a democracy and believed in capitalism, while the Soviet Union was led by a dictator and believed in communism. This forced the United States to adopt a new foreign policy known as containment. Containment means Containing communism from spreading . Three examples of U.S. containment during the Cold War were Berlin airlift, Korean War , and Cuban missile crisis. Containment is proved to work for the three reasons above. One example of containment was the Berlin airlift (1948-1949) The blockade is built surrounding west Berlin. The Berlin blockade stopped all types

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