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  • East Germany Essay

    Germany was not always the peaceful country it is today. Germany was divided in 1945 after their defeat in World War II. East Germany was communist, and West Germany was non-communist. The government of East Germany restricted all access to West Berlin in 1961, during the cold war. Overnight, they built the Berlin wall to keep West Germans out, and East Germans in. Families were separated, and they became completely different countries. Their ways of living were very different as well. The East had production planning, meaning everything was made to order. The West had access to name brand clothes, food, and other goods that the East did not. Over time, they developed a hatred towards each other because of their different government styles.…

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  • Comparing The Reunification Of East Germany And West Germany

    On October the 3rd 1990, the reunification of both East Germany and West Germany was finally made official, almost a year following the fall of the Berlin wall on November 9 1989. As two states became one, the treaty of unification caused many people to face economic dilemma. East Germany faced an insane amount of unemployment, while the more prosperous West Germans had to deal with the heavy taxation and were angry at the economic cost. This resulted in a very unhappy society where racism and…

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  • The Importance Of The Berlin Wall

    After World War II, the Allied power has divided Germany into four separate zones, and it was controlled by France, the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union. In 1949, all countries except the Soviet Union 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…

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  • Summary: The Fall Of The Berlin Wall In The Eyes Of China

    Throughout the 1960s, the country of Germany was in a political crisis. The Eastern communists of Germany, who were owned by the Soviet Union, were unhappy to realize that many people were escaping the reality of communism to live in Western Germany. Upset and angry, East Germany decided to build a wall in order to split up the country in the center of Berlin. The Berlin Wall was a symbol of detachment of the government politically and physically. However, during the years of the “Iron…

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  • The Berlin Wall

    After World War II, Germany was divided into four parts: the West was controlled by the US, Great Britain and France, and the East was under the control of the USSR. These four countries were allies during World War II and fought against the fascist countries of Japan, Germany and Italy. When the war ended and Germany was divided into four parts, the USSR and the US started the political, economical and military “race” known as the Cold War from 1945 to 1989. The division of Europe from the…

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  • Long Term Effects Of The Berlin Wall Essay

    Competition for power or authority has shown throughout history to be one of the fiercest forms of competition. Following World War II was the Cold War which was a mild form of war between two former allied countries, the United States and the Soviet Union, over territory. After World War II, Germany split into two separate divisions; East Germany which fell under the authority of the Soviet Union and West Germany which was ruled predominantly by the United States. Many forms of conflicts…

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  • The Yalta Conference

    territorial division of Germany was discussed, and this caused Germany to have a political divide. Originally, Germany was to be divided into East and West Germany between the Yalta Big Three – Franklin D. Roosevelt (United States), Winston Churchill (United Kingdom), and Josef Stalin (Soviet Union). This territorial division resulted in Germany being separated politically. The German Democratic Republic, commonly referred to as East Germany, was under the Soviet Union’s influence, and they were…

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  • German Reunification Research Paper

    German Democratic Republic joined the Federal Republic of Germany to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz constitution Article 23. The end of the unification process is officially referred to as German unity, celebrated on 3 October . The East German regime started to falter in May 1989, when the removal of Hungary's border fence opened a hole in the Iron Curtain. It caused an exodus of thousands of East Germans…

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  • Wall: The Berlin Wall

    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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  • Remarks At The Brandenburg Gate Speech Analysis

    and communist countries. Many people at the time sought reunification of West Berlin and East Berlin, and an end to the Cold War. In “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate,” former president Ronald Reagan uses logos appeals, pathos appeals, and parallel structure in an effort to initiate the demolition of the Berlin Wall, and usher in freedom to communist countries. Ronald Reagan utilizes logos appeals in his speech in order to advocate…

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