Compare And Contrast Essay On Ronald Reagan Vs Gorbachev

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The Cold war was a misunderstanding that grew, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States. Leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev were currently in charge when the Cold War ended. Reagan and Gorbachev both wanted the same for their country, but were scared that they would turn against each other. I believe that Ronald Reagan was the one to influence more of an effort to “end” the Cold War. Reagan created the first treaty to reduce the number of nuclear power, Gave his famous speech “Tear Down The Wall” in Berlin, and signed the Washington treaty agreement with Gorbachev.
Ronald was aware of the fact that both Soviets and United States had the power of nuclear bombs. Both countries were fearful of each other because one can
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His speech “Tear Down The Wall” had a great impact on the ending of the Cold War. The purpose of the Berlin wall was to separate the western “fascists” from coming to East Germany. “By hatred for communism, for the socialist countries, no good will come out of this”. The Berlin wall stood until November 9, 1989 and since then it has represented the split between communists and Anti-communist also known for capitalist. Ronald really spoke to the people from Berlin about how the wall wasn 't fair. In fact, one of his most memorable line from his speech was “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization:Come here to this gate! Mr.Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr.Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”. All Reagan wanted was to peacefully end communism from …show more content…
A battle that started in 1947 after WW2 and lasted until the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Former Ronald Reagan left his legacy to the world, a role in helping accelerate the end of the Cold War. Global competition between the U.S and USSR, which consumed both nations for 46 years developing deadly weapons in order to protect themselves from something that was never going to happen. The end of the Cold War would have never ended if Reagan hadn 't created the treaty 's of SDI and BMD, Ronalds speech to break the Berlin Wall, and of course the main end of it all the Intermediate Range Nuclear Force. There are debates and different opinions of who ended the Cold War. Searching the facts led me to believe that Ronald Reagan was the one to truly end the Cold

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