prevent the spread of communism abroad. A component of the Cold War, this policy was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet Union to enlarge itscommunist sphere of influence in Eastern Europe, China, Korea, and Vietnam.
Truman Doctrine is an example of Containment
Marshall Plan: is an example of Containment
A program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after the devastation of World War II. It was proposed by the United States secretary of state, General George C. Marshall.
, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is a military alliance of European and North American democracies founded after World War II to strengthen international ties between member states—especially the United States and Europe—and to serve as a counter-balance to the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact.
NATO: is an example of Containment
In the case that war was declared and a communist attempt to spread into the South occurred, the USA would support the South, and fight against the spread of communism into South Korea, once again proving their containment policy.
Korean War: is an example of Containment
Is generally viewed as an indirect conflict between the United States and Soviet Union, with each nation and its allies supporting one side.