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|Lang teetle||An Act to promote world peace and the general welfare, national interest, and foreign policy of the United States through economic, financial, and other measures necessary to the maintenance of conditions abroad in which free institutions may survive and consistent with the maintenance of the strength and stability of the United States.|
|Nicknames||Foreign Assistance Act o 1948|
|Enacted bi||the 80th Unitit States Congress|
|Effective||April 3, 1948|
|Statutes at Lairge||62 Stat. 137|
The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) wis an American initiative tae aid Wastren Europe, in which the Unitit States gae $13 billion (approximately $130 billion in current dollar value as o Mairch 2016) in economic support tae help rebig Wastren European economies efter the end o Warld War II.