The Cold War And The Soviet Union Essay

1025 Words Dec 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Before we can truly go into depth about postwar U.S and Anticommunism influence on foreign policies, a brief summary of the events just before the Cold war. Shortly after the second world war, global relationship among the world’s most powerful countries turned rather sour after the allies victory over axis power. What kept every country involved with World War II cooperating, particularly the United States and the Soviet Union was a common goal to relinquish Germany’s military control over Europe. However, what began as a mutual agreement, quickly dissolve into bitter, cold resentment. The Cold War is a term used to describe the friction between two world superpowers during 1945 to 1989, the Soviet Union and the United States. Differences in both countries ideology is the root of conflict. The Soviet Union main points for communism is their social-political structure in which the government bases their function off of, a strong sense of people empowerment and government support. While in the United States, focused on Capitalism, meaning the economic growth through privately own business and mass production of consumer good. Due to the nature of each, one thought the other is less than superior to creating a functioning society. This conflict is referred to as “cold” because there was never any actual direct conflict between the superpowers, however, conflicts in on other countries all around the world were supported by either side; The United States and The Soviet Union.…

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