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  • The Cold War: Causes And Consequences Of The Cold War

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    COLD WAR Cold War (1947-1991) was an open confrontation, non-military (although it has caused the arms race) and limited, which took place after World War II between two groups of states that were diametrically opposed ideologies and political systems: USSR her allies, who are also said Oriental or Eastern Bloc and the USA and their allies, also called Western or Western Bloc. The term cold war was popularized by American journalist Walter Lippmann and entered in plain language his speech in 1947

  • Cold War Really Cold? Essay

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    The definition of a cold war is: “A state of conflict between nations that does not involve direct military action but is pursued primarily through economic and political actions, propaganda, acts of espionage or proxy wars waged by surrogates” (Wikipedia). The war between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic exhibits the entire definition of a cold war. America didn’t want the Soviet Union’s communism to expand and the Soviet Union didn’t want the American Democracy

  • Cold War Essay

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    Conceptions of the Cold War Kaplan University October 28, 2013 I conducted interviews about the Cold War with my husband, my brother in-law who is in the Army, and my neighbor who is an ex-navy soldier. These interviews turned out to be very emotional but a good learning experience. Here is a brief summary of the Cold War before I get into the interviews. The Cold War was a prolonged battle of wills, posturing and threats between communist Russia and the United States of America. Although

  • Cold War Essay

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    Origins of the Cold War Professor Shearman INTL Cold War Leane Cardenas Spring II 2012 “When a power vacuum separates great powers, as one did the United States and the Soviet Union at the end of World War II, they are unlikely to fill it without bumping up against and bruising each other” (Gaddis) The two countries involved in the Cold War were at one time allies, not by choice but by necessity since

  • The Cold War Essay

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    event of the twentieth century. Born of world war and nurtured during the prolonged era of the Cold War, the presence of the atomic bomb altered the calculus by which nations look at and act toward one another. For those nations that came to possess them, nuclear weapons symbolized the high stakes game of international politics and the struggle for power and influence played out by its major protagonists. (Scott, Jones, & Furmanski, 2004) The Cold War is the name given to the relationship that developed

  • Cold War Essay

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    Cold War Ashley Garcia Unit 2 Assignment SS310 In the 1960’s the Cold War was the “hot topic” everywhere, especially in the family home. If you grew up in the 1950’s, 60’s or 70’s you probably talked about the Cold War like it was an everyday thing. Over the years, many people have forgot what the Cold War was or simply have different opinions about what really happened or what the Cold War was really about. I have decided to interview three people to see how much they remember about the

  • Cold War Essay

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    graduated a year after me from high school; I thought for sure she would know something about the Cold War. When I asked her what she thought of when she heard Cold War, her response was, “Well it is cold?” This was definitely not the answer I was expecting from her. I asked her while in school did she remember learning anything on the Cold War and she said, “Not on the war specifically, other wars yes, this war was only glanced upon in school.” She did mention it having to deal with the Nazi’s and Germany

  • The Cold War Essay

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    When you hear “The Cold War”, you might picture a horrendous, bloody brawl. You might even take the name quite literally and think of it as a war that took place when the weather was cold. However, that is not the case. In fact, the Cold War was a war, just not a war that involved direct physical fighting. The Cold War was a war between the Soviet bloc countries and the US-led Western powers, along with their allies, from 1945 to 1991. So, how exactly did the United States (U.S.) and the Union of

  • Cold War Essay

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    COLD WAR The Cold War is the name given to the relationship that developed primarily between the USA and the USSR after World War Two the Cold War was to dominate international affairs for decades and many major crises occurred - the Cuban Missile Crisis Vietnam, Hungary and the Berlin Wall being just some. The Cold War started soon after World War II. The two main countries that were so-called enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. Throughout the years of the Cold War there was a

  • The Cold War Essay

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    The Cold War The Cold war was also known as a war where no shots were fired. It was known as more of a tense period after World War II where the United States and the Soviet Union were recognized as the two superpowers after the fall of Germany. However, during WW II the two countries were friendly with each other only out of convenience due to a common enemy, the Nazis. During and after the war, there was a certain level of distrust between the two superpowers because of events that occurred during

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