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    Building The Berlin Wall

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    is still a growing issue. A border fence will not solve the problem. Given that, the Berlin Wall is mostly remembered for it’s…

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    The Berlin Wall Analysis

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    It was 1967 when they became sweethearts, during the darkest times in Berlin. The East- West differences between Berlin hardened into a “Cold War,” so did the division of the city into East and West Berlin (Taylor). The German Democratic Republic had built “The Berlin Wall”. They believed that the West Berlin was threatening their way of life since Easterners were immigrating to the West because their jobs paid better or the people were defecting from communist rule (CNN). West Germany was not…

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    after the war. The people of Berlin thought something was going to happen but nothing happened. More years went by and then it was finally the time when the GDR and the Soviet Union did something that would effect everyone in Berlin that no one saw coming.…

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    “Tear Down This Wall” Started in the 1960s, the Cold War between the Democratic United States of America and the Communistic Soviet Union had become an ongoing issue around the world, and has implemented fear among the German Berliners. The Berlin Wall was built by Communists in August 1961 to retain Germans from departing East Berlin into West Berlin. The wall stood as a symbol of separation and the Cold War between the two countries. On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan, who was known as…

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    During August 13,1961, Nikita Khrushchev had ordered for the construction of the Berlin. This wall surrounded West Berlin and was built because West Berlin was a way for thousands of East Germans to run to the democratic West. People were able to buy supplies from the east using money made in the west because it was cheaper. This caused an economical problem within the city. The wall was built to prevent these problems however it had split the country showing how the Soviet Union was…

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    The Berlin Wall was both a force and stigma in Germany because it divided the communist East from the democratic West. The Berlin Wall was also paramount during the Cold War because even though it was intended to divide the Germans, it later united them. From the time that The Wall was erected to the time that it fell there were many radical cultural changes within the country of Germany and revolts from all around the globe. When The Wall fell, it was not only a turning point, but also marked…

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    The Berlin Crisis

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    By 1961, Berlin had long been a symbol of autonomy and endurance to Communist expansionism during the Cold War. The beginning stages of the Berlin crisis began in 1945, which marked the end of World War Two. Amid the ruins of Germany, the country was divided into four administrative sectors, one for each of the three victorious combatants, the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, and by special dispensation the French. Berlin, as a capital city, was divided similarly into four subdivisions.…

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    The Berlin Airlift

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    free access to West Berlin through Russian territory, so Russia exploited this situation and therefore began the Berlin Blockade. The Blockade began in mid 1948 as Russian forces surrounded West Berlin sealing off railroads and highways to the Western sector, Russia rationalized their blockade by saying that they were doing extensive roadwork. This effectively cut the Allies off from their resources and essentially starved the allies in an attempt to make them surrender West Berlin. In response…

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    ironically - a history, mentioning how he is continuing a presidential tradition of speaking in beautiful Berlin. Very quickly he mentions his motivation for speaking: freedom. To the citizens of Eastern Europe, he gives a special message saying that the city of Berlin should not be divided. The Berlin Wall behind Ronald Reagan at the time of his speech is a glaring symbol of the lack of freedom in Berlin. He goes on to explain that forty years prior, the Marshall Plan was put into place as an…

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    purpose of this essay is to highlight several pivotal and historic events that occurred in President John F. Kennedy’s short term in office (1961-1963). The events to be discussed will be the Bay of Pigs invasion, The Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Berlin Crisis. Anyone of these events had the potential capability to catapult the free world into a war with the Soviet Union. The Bay of Pigs Invasion The first discussion and planning for the Bay of Pig 's invasion were formally initiated during the…

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