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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 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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    Q1: Who was responsible for starting the Cold War– the U.S. or the U.S.S.R? Substantiate your answer with facts/examples. (Ch. 27) What is the cold war? The Cold War (approx. 1945–1991) was a continuing state of political and military tension between the powers of the Western world, led by the United States and its NATO allies, and the communist world, led by the Soviet Union, its satellite states and allies. This began after the success of their temporary wartime alliance against Nazi Germany,

  • Cold War Essay

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    The Cold War Era and the Threats to American Families Describe the historical and political conditions of the Cold War era For greater than forty years, the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union directly threatened each other with nuclear weapons. This time-period, referred to as The Cold War, was a time of great intensity and political struggle over foreign policy. With the United States and the Soviet Union representing two very opposing systems of government, there

  • Analysis the Cold War

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    The Cold War The Cold War, often dated from 1947 to 1991, was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc, dominated by the United States with NATO among its allies, and powers in the Eastern Bloc, dominated by the Soviet Union along with the Warsaw Pact. Role of USSR and USA to the conflicts in the Cold War The Cold War began after World War II. The main enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War got its name because both sides

  • Cold War Essay

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    Describe the orthodox/revisionist debate over the origins of the Cold War. In other words, was the Cold War a case of excessively suspicious minds or was Stalin really to blame? Explain your answer. The Cold War cannot solely be blamed on Stalin. Both the Soviet Union and USA had mistrusted each other for decades prior to their alliance to defeat Nazi Germany during World War 2. They came together to fight a common enemy, being Nazi Germany, but once the enemy had been defeated, they went back

  • Cold War Essay

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    This war was like no other, The Cold War was the ideological conflict between the two superpowers of the world, the democratic United States of America and the communist Soviet Union (Roark,781). For over fifty years the two superpowers fought each other indirectly for power and control of the world. The Cold War started after the end of the Second World War in 1945 when the eyes of both superpowers were no longer looking at Nazi Germany, but instead at each other and the fate of the rest of the

  • Cold War Essay

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    1. World War Two was fought on three fronts: Atlantic, Pacific and the Home Front. What obstacles to victory did the U.S. face on each front? What was the key battle or achievement on each front? Which leader was indispensable on each front? How effectively did FDR coordinate activity on the different fronts? 2. How and why did the presidency of the United States change between 1920 and 1960? 3. What was the Cold War? What developments prompted its rise after World War Two? How did

  • Consumerism In The Cold War

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    At the close of the Second World War, European allies along with their American counterparts took it upon themselves to divide and claim occupation of European countries that the war influenced (Brogan, 1985: 16). Allies were able to rule their own countries again, once the German occupation had been revoked. The next progression was the allies’ conjoined occupation of Germany, where Berlin, Germany’s epicentre, was segmented for all to occupy a sector (Gelb, 1986: 19). The separation of berlin

  • Cold War Essay

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    Section 4 – How did the Cold War develop? Describe one decision made by the Allies about the war against Germany at the Tehran Conference in 1943 (2 marks) The allies agreed that in the aftermath of the war, the USSR could have a soviet sphere of influence amongst the other countries in Eastern Europe. Describe one reason why there was tension between the superpowers at the Tehran Conference in 1943 (2 marks) There was tension between USSR and USA and GBR because Stalin wanted to weaken