Churchill's phrase "iron curtain"came to represent Europe's division into mostly democratic Western Europe.
Truman Doctrine -
The Truman Doctrine was announced by President Truman in 1947, a US policy of giving economic and military aid.
Marshall plan -
The Marshall Plan "is a program of economic aid to European countires to help rebuild.
The iron curtain was the soviet union's protective shield. * They occupied countries along western border, they were called "buffer states" or "satellite nations". *Iron Curtain, the political, military, and ideological barrier erected by the Soviet Union after World War II to seal off itself and its dependent eastern and central European allies from open contact with the West and other noncommunist areas.
President Truman's support for countries that REJECTED communism was called the Truman Doctrine. * Truman established that the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal authoritarian forces.
The Marshall Plan was an assistance program. This plan would help provide food, machinery, and other materials in Western Europe. * The Marshall Plan, also known as the European Recovery Program, channeled over $13 billion to finance the economic recovery of Europe between 1948 and 1951.