The Question : Following World War II, the Soviet Union expanded its influence throughout eastern and central Europe.
What effect did the spread of communism have on American foreign policy activity?
A. It caused the United States to support the rearming of troops in central Europe
B. It caused the United States to form a military alliance with countries from Western Europe
C. It caused the United States to order the withdrawal of troops from all of Europe
D. It caused the United States to recall its ambassadors from countries in eastern Europe
So what is the correct answer? Answer:
Option B, It caused the United States to form a military alliance with countries from Western Europe
The main ideology of the American foreign policy was Truman Doctrine devised by President Harry S. Truman in 1949. The agenda of the policy was to counter the geopolitical expansion of soviet during the cold war.
Hence, a military alliance was formed to restrict the European countries from poaching into others territory.
This alliance exists even today
Hence, option B is correct
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