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    President Ronald Reagan gave one of his famous speeches, “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate.” On a superficial level, Reagan uses the speech to petition to the Soviet Union for peace, nuclear and chemical arms reduction, and the demolition of the Berlin Wall. He also highlights the progress and prosperity that have arisen in the western world since the division between communism and democracy was established. Beyond the surface, Reagan subtly disparages communism while simultaneously building up…

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    Reagan in West Berlin at the Brandenburg Gate delivered this speech. The purpose of this speech was to let the leader of the Soviet Union, which was Gorbachev, to tear down the wall, which separated East Berlin from West Berlin, causing division between both provinces. Even though Reagan made it very clear that he would like the wall to be torn down by Gorbachev, it is said that the speech he made had very little impact on…

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    THE IMPORTANCE OF RONALD REGAN Ronald Regan is important because he helped restore optimism in America, grow the economy, and brought an end to the cold war. As the nation’s 40th president, Ronald Reagan was an infectiously optimistic. He gave hope with his optimistic personality at a time where people were afraid of a nuclear war braking out. He even showed optimism and hope when he told the country he had Alzheimer's "When the Lord calls me home, whenever that may be," he said, "I will…

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    East and West Germany. The wall separated the Soviets and the Western Alliance from the control of Germany. The Berlin Wall separated all of Europe from West Germany. Regan took a brave stance to fight for freedom in Germany. Freedom without the separation of the country. Regan says in the speech “Es gibt nur ein Berlin.”, Eastern Europe could not become free as long as they were under the Soviet Union’s control. There is only one Berlin. The tearing down of the Berlin Wall was a big step toward…

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    the Soviet Union, Germany might have still been divided. A Wall might have still existed in Berlin. The Cold War would have continued to get worse and bring diplomatic conflict, and nations that had always been allies, might have been enemies. I believe that Mikhail Gorbachev is a hero because he brought change to Communist Europe. He stopped the nationally dangerous Cuban Missile Crisis, and most importantly, he brought the Berlin Wall down. Mikhail Gorbachev’s…

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    Berlin is a city located in the east of Germany. To the east, Germany borders Poland and the Czech Republic, to the west, it borders France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, and to the south it borders Austria and Switzerland. Germany’s northern border accesses the North and Baltic Sea and Denmark. Germany is located in the College Board region of Western Europe. The first place I would visit would be the Philharmonie to see the Berlin Philharmonic perform there. The Philharmonie is home to some…

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    German technique, Italian desperation. Meantime a group called Nouveaux Réalistes was formed, where two artists were working within – Raymond Hains and Christo with his wife Jeanne-Claude. By analysing their works - Panneau d’affichage (Billboard) and Wall of Barrels – The Iron Curtain, Rue Visconti, Paris, in this visual analysis I will try to compare and to distinct them therefore to identify the different art works in the related period and location, however driven by contrary historical and…

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    do with building the Berlin wall. because The Berlin wall keeps everyone calm, settled debates, and it kept everyone out of harms' way. Some of the main ideas that came about during the Berlin Walls’ uproar was: the government, the peoples’ reactions/thoughts, the economy, and escape attempts. If you were back in the 1900’s in Germany would you join the party of Democracy or Communism? The Berlin Wall was built on a starry night on August 13th, 1961. Therefore making a wall that was put into…

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    just that day. The massive exodus of the East Germans created conflict that the Russians dealt with by creating the Berlin wall. The crisis of the Berlin wall was a political conflict first started by physical conflict. The strikes of East Berlin resulted in the violent suppression of the people of East Germany. The Berlin wall was created to stop the frightened people of East Berlin from defecting to West Germany, creating the political conflict created by the Russians compromising the East…

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    Almost 30 years ago one of the most powerful speeches towards the progression of freedom was given. It took place in west Berlin when former president Ronald Reagan made his famous “Tear Down This Wall” speech. The speech, though not hostile, was a speech directed towards the leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. Reagan wanted freedom and good to prosper in a country in which it was not allowed. Thus the message of his speech was that even in the worst of situations freedom and equality…

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