Essay Question (Essays should be written in Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point font, and
double-spaced.)Write brief (1â€“2 paragraph) essays answering the following questions:
ï‚·What did George Kennan mean by “containment”? Why did he think it would be a
ï‚·What was the Truman Doctrine and how
did it come about?
ï‚·What was the Marshall Plan and how did it come about?
ï‚·How had U.S. policy toward Europe changed by the end of 1947? Why did this change