80th United States Congress: United States House of Representatives elections, 1946, United States House of Representatives elections, 1948

 
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: United States House of Representatives elections, 1946, United States House of Representatives elections, 1948, United States Senate elections, 1946, United States Senate elections, 1948, National Security Act of 1947, Marshall Plan, Taft-Hartley Act, Presidential Succession Act, California's 12th congressional district election, 1946, United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1948, United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1946, United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1948, United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1946, United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1948, United States Senate election in South Carolina, 1948, United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1946, War Claims Act of 1948, Selective Service Act of 1948, Public Law 80-557. Excerpt: The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was the large-scale American program to aid Europe where the United States gave monetary support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to combat the spread of Soviet communism . The plan was in operation for four years beginning in April 1948. The goals of the United States were to rebuild a war-devastated region, remove trade barriers, modernize industry, and make Europe prosperous again. The initiative was named after Secretary of State George Marshall. The plan had bipartisan support in Washington, where the Republicans controlled Congress and the Democrats controlled the White House. The Plan was largely the creation of State Department officials, especially William L. Clayton and George F. Kennan. Marshall spoke of urgent need to help the European recovery in his address at Harvard University in June 1947. The reconstruction plan, developed at a meeting of...

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