Under the Marshall Plan after World War H, the United States gave $13 billion to rebuild western Europe. But some historians argue that the United States' most important legacy was its role in establishing the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), named the Bretton Woods institutions, after the site of the conference in 1944 in New Hampshire.
Hudes, Karen and Schlemmer-Schulte, Sabine
"Accountability In Bretton Woods,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 15
, Article 13.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol15/iss2/13