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    Cold War Justified

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    documents and your knowledge of american history in the period between 1945 and 1961 to address the prompt. The United States and Soviet Union became well known rivals following World War II, this antagonism between the two superpowers develops as the Cold War. Obviously this directly affected US foreign policy, but also our country’s domestic policy at home. The justification by international events of American responses at home between 1945 and 1961 is a controversial issue, and ultimately,…

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    Cold War Superpowers

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    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 ideological…

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    The Cold War Analysis

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    especially his second half. The main theme of his works is the Cold War in all its aspects and manifestations. It was she who became the subject of five of his eight monographs, published from 1972 to 2004. Gaddis recently released the ninth book, The New History of the Cold War, in which he summed up his research into this long-standing conflict. About half of its volume is devoted to finding answers to only two key questions: what led to the Cold War, and whether it was possible to stop it at…

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    those higher standards that the United States found themselves in would soon come to close upon the arrival of the Soviet Union’s communist revolt to the previously westernized manifestos that came from the European nations. The event of the Cold War brought about several highly anticipated dilemmas…

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    Cold War Misunderstandings

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    The Cold War began from mistrust, misunderstandings, and misconceptions between both the United States and the Soviet Union. While World War II was happening the Soviet Union, the United States, and Britan formed allies to take down the Nazis. After the war, the Soviet Union had different goals for the future of Europe than the rest of the Western Allies creating tension. The death of President Roosevelt, who was a supporter of Stalin and replaced with Truman, who agreed heavily with Britain,…

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    Appeal for McCarthyism in the Cold War In the era following World War II, tensions between the United States and Soviet Russia were at their highest. Americans were on constant alert for an imminent nuclear war outbreak. This constant threat caused many Americans to become frightened. McCarthy gave people a relief to their stress, by giving them the belief that the government was successfully hunting down and capturing communists, and that McCarthy’s actions were preventing a war. In addition,…

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    In Cold Blood Analysis

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    If a person is prosecuted, found guilty, and sentenced to a certain amount of time in jail, they get a rather hateful mindset of what has happen and more or less plot their escape. This can be drawn to the Capote novel In Cold Blood which shows how Dick, an individual in jail, thought up a plot for murder while being locked up. Some argue that individuals might find jail as an enjoyable experience as they are confined together with like-minded individuals, but that only…

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    Effects Of The Cold War

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    United States enjoyed the highest standard of living in the world. The nation also wielded enormous military power as the sole possessor of the atomic bomb. However, the Soviet Union represented an obstacle to American dominance on global affairs. The Cold War between two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, boosted military expenditures, fueling a growing arms race. Moving away from neutrality, the United States started to involve in other nations’ affairs such as giving economy…

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    The Cold War: A War

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    The Cold War was not actually a war. Hence the name “Cold” war. It was more like a drawn out competition between the United States and the Soviet Union, which is modern day Russia. The U.S. also was closely monitoring the Soviet Union’s nuclear weapons development for obvious reasons. More specifically, the U.S. wanted to monitor the Soviet Union’s development of mass destruction in an effort to prevent them from developing or using them. The U.S. was concerned the weapons of mass destruction…

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    Cold War Yugoslavia

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    How did the Cold War affect the breakup of Yugoslavia? After the end of the Cold War, Yugoslavia lost its strategic importance it once had when it was a neutral territory lying in between the two blocs. The collapse was caused by the diminishing support from both the United States (US) and the Soviet Union (USSR) who no longer competed to strengthen their influence over Yugoslavia and the ongoing downfall of their economy and socio-political stability. Yugoslavia was created after the First…

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