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  • Cold War Economy

    Discuss the extent to which the US economic power led to the end of the Cold War. American economic power promoted the end of the Cold War by weakening the Soviet Union. As the United States was a superpower they had colossal economic power usually demonstrated in the form of their powerful military. The reason that the Cold War was so notable is because of the fact that both America and the USSR were superpowers and had the economic ability to own and research nuclear weapons. Due to the fact that the US was so economically and in turn politically powerful it is obvious that their actions and pressure made influential movement in the Cold War. Many events that led to the end of the Cold War stemmed from or were promoted by America’s economic…

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  • Cold War Impact

    The Cold War had a very influencing impact on several different events that occurred in our society as a whole. Many antagonist beliefs occurred during this war because the Soviet Union practiced communism and authoritarianism while the Americans believed in capitalism and democracy. These two ruling supremacies worked together but also had a continuous conflict after the conclusion of WWII. The Soviet leader was Josef Stalin. Stalin was seen as another “Hitler” for intention to control all…

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  • Gorbachev And The Cold War

    The Cold War The Cold War was a conflict between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the United States lasting from 1947 until 1991. As its name implies, the Cold war didn’t involve much fighting. “Although the Soviet Union and the United states never fought each other directly, battles did take place in countries where people allied themselves with one superpower or the other” (O’Connell). It started with tensions after World War II and remained a standoff for many years. Both…

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  • Cold War Unilateralism

    United States in the 1960s as a direct result of Cold War ideology with the U.S.S.R. and China. America’s entrance into the Vietnam War defined Johnson’s pro-war ideology, which sought to prevent the domino effect of communism in Asia. In the anti-war movement, the anti-war sentiment of the late 1960s defined civilian opposition to Vietnam and other military aggression against communist nations, which was a countermand against the anti-communist policies of the U.S. government. Overall, the Cold…

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  • Cold War Superpowers

    United States of America and the Soviet Union influenced the Cold War. The Berline Blockade and airlift, the Korean War and the Cuban Missile Crisis are crucial events of the Cold War and was a result of the ideological differences between the two superpowers. As Malone stated, “the United States’ ideology of capitalism and the Soviet Union’s ideology of communism led to a superpower rivalry” (156). The Berlin blockade and airlift which was the first crisis of the cold war, was caused by the…

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  • The Cold War In Germany

    During World War Two, Germany was mostly under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. Before Hitler received his dictatorial power, he was the leader of National Socialist (Nazi) Party and later the Chancellor of Germany. He ruled Germany through totalitarian means. Hitler promoted German pride and anti-Semitism. He also frequently expressed frustration with the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Germany entered a period of severe economic depression and widespread unemployment in 1929 (…

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  • Propaganda And The Cold War

    as the spread of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist revolutionary ideas among the people of these countries has greatly impacted what has been called America’s “backyard”. Through representation in the press working with communist and fear ideology, propaganda has been an effective tool to justify and contort the actions of an imperialist nation. From the Cuban Revolution, the Salvadoran civil war, and the Nicaraguan revolution, it became evidently clear that the ideas of Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin,…

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  • Historical Significance Of The Cold War

    between the United States and the Soviet Union feared the citizens, which was later called the Cold War (Alchin, 2015). Although the Cold War was full of fears and anxieties, it is considered as one of the most important event in US history. There are several reasons to support this statement. Even though it is called the Cold “War”, this “War” ended without a single use of fire. This was possible because of the great leaders that were in charge in the two countries. The great leaders during the…

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  • Essay On The Aggressor In The Cold War

    The Master Aggressor in the Cold War The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II primarily between the United States of America and the Soviet Union that lasted from 1947 to 1991. The Cold War was more about convincing other countries to turn Capitalist or Communist than fighting each other with weapons and items of mass destruction. However, the combat with weapons never really occurred in the United States of America or the Soviet Union during the Cold War.…

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  • Cold War Latin America

    There was a complicated relationship between Latin America and both United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold war. The main foreign policy objective during the Cold War for the United States was containment and stopping the spread of Communism. As a result the US was very protective of Latin America. The US was very active in making sure that communism was suppressed all over the region. Meanwhile the Soviet Union was funding and influencing Latin America towards a communist region. The…

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