Describe Effects Read the quote below. Write one or two paragraphs describing how the “iron curtain” influenced political and economic systems after World War II. Consider the Truman Doctrine, aid to Europe, and Eastern and Western alliances.
“An ‘iron curtain' has descended across the Continent. Behind that line all of the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe … all these famous cities … lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere, and are subject … to a great measure of control from Moscow.”