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To What Extent Was American Foreign Policy Responsible for the Cold War?

Summary: Through the course of the Second World War, Stalin and Roosevelt were forced to cooperate, both having a common enemy in Hitler. Though the trio, Stalin and Roosevelt joined by Churchill, were undoubtedly an overall success, there were unquestionable strains in their relationship.
It is indubitable that American Foreign Policy was to a great extent responsible for the Cold War. But as in any case, it was not the only factor that brought it about, or indeed stopped it from ending.

The roots of this conflict can be traced to as far back as the 1917 October Revolution in Russia when Lenin was victorious and set about creating his new Bolshevik regime. It boasted nationalism and equality that threatened the wealth, status and power of factory, land and business owners; those who dominated the American Democracy. The only real threat at this point to America was the possibility of Communism spreading, eventually taking over America too. Lenin also made public his wishes for mass opposition to the war and a world revolution against capitalism, clearly taking an aggressive stance toward America. Despite...

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