The Marshall Plan was introduced in Europe before or after World World 2?
The marshall plan was introduced after World War 2 to prevent Communism spreading and to stop Stalin/USSR's sphere of influence increasing. To keep Western Europe democratic. This is a phase of the Cold War.
After World War 2, much of Europe was in ruins from being bombed. The Marshall Plan gave assistance for the rebuilding of factories to provide people with jobs to get people back to work. The factories were rebuilt in Western Europe and that area became prosperous. Eastern Europe was occupied by Russia. No Marshall Plan occurred in Eastern Europe. That area never recovered from World War 2.
George Marshall was Secretary of State for the U.S. Post-WWII, Marshall traveled to Europe to determine the amount of money that was needed to help with the rebuilding of war-torn Europe. His plan later become to be known as the Marshall Plan. In 1948, the Marshall Plan financed $4billion to Europe, subsequently in 1951, the amount was raised to $13billion. He was a leader and made many changs with the way people did things. George…