Marshall Plan

Definition

Economic recovery plan designed and implemented by the United States to assist with recovery efforts for Western Europe after World War II. The Marshall Plan was implemented in 1947 and provided $13 billion in loans to deteriorated countries in Western Europe. The plan was named after Secretary of State General Marshall who constructed the foundation and drafted the proposal for the U.S. Congress. The plan was not accepted by the majority of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.

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You should understand how a marshall plan will work and if you are in it find a way to make it work for you.

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I liked how the Marshall Plan was implemented and it made me want to read more about World War 2 and the recovery process.

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I strongly believe we need to focus on the poverty in our own country before enacting things like the Marshall Plan that helps other countries.

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