Winston Churchill ( British Prime Minister ) Essay

817 Words Jun 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Winston Churchill (British Prime Minister), in 1946 gave speech after WWII which is known as “The Iron Curtain” to give indication to the public about the start of the Cold War. This speech was about blocking the Soviet Union’s militarily and politically from Europe and other sovereignties. As we know as that United States of America has become known the best example of capitalism and democracy, provide freedom to its citizens and provide freedom of market and trade in the world after WWII. Churchill emphasize that the intentions of the Soviet Union, impose a big threat to the democracy and government of the west.

Churchill believes the Soviet Union "desires the fruits of war and the indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines." How might those expansionist desires challenge the Western principle of national political self-determination, a cause it championed during World War 2?

If Communist ideals spread around the world, could pose a big challenge for the west because the philosophy of the west government, free trade and leadership does not comply with the philosophy of Communists. Churchill believes the Soviet Union "desires the fruits of war and the indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines." Churchill is telling the people that Soviet ultimate goal is to expand their territories and government all over the world and impose their government with power and war. Basically, Britain and America wanted to promote freedom and capitalism, whereas Soviet…

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