Why Was the Us Afraid of Ussr
When World II ended it brought about a period of mistrust and uneasiness between the United States and the Soviet Union. Communism and democracy were two totally different types of governments which ran the two most powerful countries in the world. These two countries were the US and the USSR. When the Second World War ended it brought about the Cold War.
The Cold War was a war not fought …show more content…
In summary, after World War II had ended the US had a super power weapon that could destroy nations. After the Soviets unlocked its secret the fear of them using them against the US was in the back of government officials heads. Along with the fact that the US was afraid that the Soviets communism would overtake their country didnâ€™t help the facts. The soviets were also afraid of the threat of a nuclear attack on them by the US. They also feared that America may spread democracy across Europe and possibly over take Russia.
 David Pierce, "America in the Post War Period," Student Pulse, 1, no. 10 (2009): 1/1, http://www.studentpulse.com/articles/2/america-in-the-post-war-period (accessed January 18, 2013).
 SparkNotes Editors. â€œSparkNote on The Cold War (1945â€“1963).â€ SparkNotes LLC. 2005. http://www.sparknotes.com/history/american/coldwar/ (accessed January 17, 2013)
 SparkNotes Editors. â€œSparkNote on The Cold War (1945â€“1963).â€ SparkNotes LLC. 2005.