Congress did not agree to president Truman's request under the marshall plan of sending US aid to anti communist forces in Greece and turkey?
No, Congress did not see the need to send Greece and Turkey aid. Truman argued that if they were not given aid by the U.S, they may fall to communism.
President Truman's efforts to end racial discrimination met with an obstinate Congress. Congress had a Republican majority that sought to block much of his legislation. The Democrats, on the other hand were split. Some felt Truman was committing political suicide bringing up the topic, and the southern Democrats opposed it because they were segregationists.
How did the Battle of Okinawa affect President Trumans decision to use the atomic bomb against Japan?
What was the most significance factor in president Harry S Trumans decision to drop atomic bombs on japan?
Basically, to "contain" the ideological, economical and overall expansion of the USSR. You see, one of the main threats that the USSR represented to the USA between 1945 & 1949 was the increasing number of communist parties in Eastern & Western Europe, where many of the USA's diplomatic & economic interests laid. Because most European countries were severely weakened by World War II, they had little power of their own to resist the USSR's advancement…