Yalta Conference-the three leaders agreed to demand Germany's unconditional surrender and began plans for a post-war world. Potsdam Conference-the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union agreed on the military occupation and reconstruction of Germany, and its borders
asked Congress for $400 million in military and economic assistance for Turkey and Greece.
policy of the United States and its allies to prevent the spread of communism.
America gave aid to Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $12 billion in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.
response to the Soviet blockade of land routes into West Berlin, the United States began a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine to the citizens of West Berlin
the prospect of further Communist expansion prompted the United States and 11 other Western nations to form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The Soviet Union and its satellite Communist states founded the Warsaw Pact.