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    Cold War Reductions

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    The only glaring reductions in the cold war occurred at the end of the major wars like descalation for the war in Vietnam before 1973, and decrease in military spending when dress from the cold war to the post-cold war (Sawhney, DiPietro and Anoruo 2007). These reductions were temporary after the 9/11 attacks. The United States military spending escalated, and the country was spending more on the military by 2008, even more than it did during the cold war. In addition, before Iraq invaded Kuwait…

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    the Cold War, many people will state that either General Secretary Gorbachev or President Ronald Reagan brought it to a close. Americans will most likely explain that Reagan’s military powers and strategic thinking had the most influential impact, while past Soviet citizens will support Gorbachev, and say he contributed to the end of the war for the better of the Soviet people. However, there are many other significant variables that had an impact and should be credited for the end of the Cold…

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    The Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis John Gaddis puts a very interesting thesis into play on the cold war perspective. Gaddis’s thesis has the equity needed to truly understand the cold war. His thesis fearlessly states that the Soviets and the Americans are both the cause of the Cold War. The Soviets and Americans both wanted a way of life they thought was better and their was a geopolitical struggle between the two countries.Gaddis shows that the Cold War was a war of idealistic opinions and…

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    Cold War America

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    World War I, World War I itself, Totalitarian, Fascism, the causes of World War II, World War II, and the causes of the Cold War. Although many important topics were covered, the most important topic that was covered was the Cold War. The Cold War was the most important topic that had been covered in the first semester because it was waged due to communism. It is important to know why the Cold War was fought, and what were the causes of the Cold War. It was important because, during the Cold…

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    The Cold War & the Evil Empire The cold war was a time when there was a conflict of the United States of America and The Soviet Union. It was a war that was basically underground and was a time when President Ronald Reagan was pushing buttons with Russian leader Joseph Stalin. The cold war basically was after the World War II. Things had started to get tenser between America and the Soviet Union. America was just starting to get into another dilemma and a war that was basically against two…

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    The Cold War: A New History is about the Cold War, which occurred after the Second World War. The book explains when it “started”, when it ended, and the events that occurred between 1947 – 1991. This war had no clear indication of when it began, for there no treaties being broken, no declaration of battle or of a war. But this time period was of a tension of political and military, for the leaders of Western bloc and Eastern bloc were on the edge of the Second World War. The Cold War was a war…

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    Cold War Dbq

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    The Cold War was a time of tension between the Union of Soviet socialist republics, The Soviet Union and the United States and their respective ideological. It followed the second war and persisted roughly forty five years. The Cold War was not declared in the same sense at most wars, rather it progressed over time with therefore there are different opinions of the exact beginning of the war. And the economic struggle between the two superpowers. First, The Cold War began in Europe after World…

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    military programs that Carter had cut, as well as restart the arms race (Schultz, 2013). His efforts would restart the Cold War. Reagan would provide financial aid to developing anticommunist countries, such as El Salvador, which would become known as the Reagan Doctrine. During this time the Soviet Union’s economy had begun to collapse. This was the beginning of the end of the Cold War. In 1980 s series of strikes were staged by shipworkers in Poland. These strikes led to the first…

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    took over the world! After it ended on September 2 1945, the breakout of the cold war was taking place between the Americans and the USSR. Despite all of the conflicts that occurred in the cold war, it marked an important part of Canadian history and the relations between the US and Canada. Although it had generally been between the Americans and the USSR, Canada played a huge role during the process. However, The cold war did have a negative impact on the relationship between Canada and the…

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    1. Harry Truman a. Harry Truman was president during the Cold War. He had a hand in preventing the spread of Communism to other countries. Truman saw that, with the Iron Curtain dividing Europe in half, communism would spread quickly and what he wanted to do was help countries that were threatened by Communism and this is what the Truman Doctrine consisted of. He asked Congress for 40 million dollars to fund Greece and Turkey, who were threatened by Communism at the time. He figured that if we…

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