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    The Berlin Wall

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    South is famously called the Iron Curtain, and it exemplifies the political differences between France, Great Britain and the US had with the USSR before the Berlin Wall was raised; although the territory…

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    Berlin Wall Failure

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    attempts of escapes over the Berlin Wall always ended in disaster. During the existence of the Wall, from 1961 to 1989, over 5,000 people crossed over. However, it must be considered that there were some attempts that ended in complete and utter disaster. The Berlin Wall was built to prevent East Berliners from migrating in the West where there was a rapid growth in the economy. As a result, West Germans were given the opportunity to live luxurious lives. However, living conditions for East…

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    combined their zones, to create the West Germany. The Soviet Union, soon after, created the East Germany. The Allies did the same with Berlin, and created the East and the West Berlin. And on the night of August 13, in 1961, was made the border between the East and the West Berlin. The Berlin Wall had been constructed. It was constructed by the German Democratic Republic. During the 1961, Berlin Wall continued to grow in size and scope. It was upgrading with barbed wire, watchtowers and mines.…

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    Berlin Before The Wall

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    This first crisis surrounding the control of Berlin was the beginning of a sharp divide between the eastern and western way of life in the city. This divide came into full view with the forming of West Germany into one country, which became Federal Republic of Germany. Along with the melding of the western allies’ territory, the Deutsche Mark became the new Republic’s currency. With the introduction of the new currency, it became apparent that Britain, France, and the United States planned on…

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    Wall: The Berlin Wall

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    The Berlin wall Hi my name is Caleb and i am going to tell you about the Berlin wall. The Berlin wall was a guarded concrete wall that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989 constructed by german democratic republic starting on 13th august 1961, the wall completely cut off land west Berlin From bordering east Germany and from east Berlin until government officials opened in november 1989 its deconstruction officially began in 13th of june 1990 and complete 1992…

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    Berlin Wall Research Paper

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    Take it down, the berlin Wall speech Hello I am Mary Green and that may not mean anything to you but I was there when the Berlin wall came down 4 months ago. The Berlin wall caused many people to be in pain and caused multiple conflicts between many people and even other countries. In the 1945, Germany was split into these four parts; the soviet Union, England, US, and France. The four parts decided to split the city berlin into two parts, east and west berlin. Soviets claimed the east…

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    East Berlin Wall Thesis

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    Gwen McFerran Mrs. Cullen AP World History May 8, 2017 Living in West Berlin vs East Berlin: Thesis Paper The Berlin Wall was built in the August of 1961, when the East German soldiers constructed more than thirty miles of a barbed wire barrier through the center of Berlin, Germany. The citizens of East Berlin were forbidden to pass into the Western side. Soon this barbed wire would be replaced by concrete. (Taylor, 458) East German authorities revealed that this wall would protect their…

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    the fall of the berlin wall, the biggest symbol of the cold war, leading finally to the reunification of Germany. To explain how the wall fell I have to go back to the ending of the Second World War and how this lead to tensions between two ideologies; capitalism and communism. In 1945 Germany was defeated, after World War II ended the conferences of Potsdam and Yalta were held to decide the future of Europe and principally Germany. This conferences divided the territory of Germany into four…

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    decision to construct the Berlin Wall. In 1949 and 1961, there were about two and a half million East Germans that had fled from East to West Germany. Many of those people were skilled workers and had traveled to West Germany for work. It was on August 13, 1961, when the Communist government of the German Democratic Republican started to build a barbed wire and concrete Antifaschistischer or wall in between East and West Berlin. Due to this, August 13th, 1961, was later known as Barbed Wire…

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    The Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall Imagine being a teenage girl separated by a wall, without your family, friends, and sometimes food. How would you feel? Many people were greatly affected by The Berlin Wall. Waking up being separated by a wall was many people's everyday life. Once the wall was built, people could not leave the side they were on. Germans could not visit friends or family on the other side of the wall. The Berlin Wall has and always will be the greatest symbol of the…

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