1945-1976 Age of cold war and containment and 1981-1991 Reagen.
- -It came about when there was a global competition between the U.S and S.U. Capitalism vs Communism.
- - Containing Communism from spreading was main focus.
-1965, Johnson Doctrine- The U.S will stay out of countries affairs unless communism takes place within the country.
-1961- The alliance of progress-U.S gave grants to countries that were in need of funding. they thought if they had their basic requirements, communism isnt that appealing. In 12 years they gave away over 20 billion dollars.
They overthrew Jacobo Arbenz and Salvador Alende because they were thought to be Communist. They put a dictator in their place in Guatemala and Chile.
- December 25th 1990- last day of Soviet union.