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    as a catcher and his drive to never stop doing what he loves. Communist Bloc What: The Communist Bloc refers to the spread of the Soviet Union and Communism in Eastern Europe. The cities that made up the Communist Bloc during the Cold War were Bulgaria, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Poland, Albania, and the Soviet Union. These countries were all linked to practices of communism. The Bloc was concerning a feud between the Soviet Union and Europe, as the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union developed. The countries of the Communist Bloc were all in a forced military alliance because of the Soviet Union. Those in favor of Communism such as Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin were completely opposed to this program that attempted to stop Communism and prevent it from spreading throughout the world. Later after WWII, the Soviet Union began losing power. As a result, the countries affiliated in the Bloc began to revolt against the government, due to the increased corruption. By 1989, the Communist Bloc was over, resulting to the destruction of the Berlin Wall. Significance: The significance of the Communist Bloc was to prevent the spread of Communism in the Soviet Union as well as the rest of Eastern Europe. As a result of the Communist Bloc. Another significance of the Communist Bloc was it helped rebuild the countries that were damaged or destroyed by the Cold War. The Bloc benefited these countries after all the negative wartime measures,…

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    November 9 1989 will endure in history as an extremely important day. This is because of the fall of the berlin wall, the biggest symbol of the cold war, leading finally to the reunification of Germany. To explain how the wall fell I have to go back to the ending of the Second World War and how this lead to tensions between two ideologies; capitalism and communism. In 1945 Germany was defeated, after World War II ended the conferences of Potsdam and Yalta were held to decide the future of…

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    What was the Iron Curtain The term Iron Curtain became widely known during the cold war and was used to define the geopolitical, military, physical and ideological boundary that separated states that were members of the Warsaw Pact in Eastern Europe (Eastern Bloc) and those that were not, otherwise called The West. This boundary separated the two areas from World War II to the end of cold war and it represented the Soviet Union’s attempt to shield itself and allies from direct contact with…

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    that the desire for consumer goods is, at least, partially responsible for causing unrest in the Eastern Bloc and exposed how different the Soviet’s communist tenets were from what humans’ desire. In the introduction of Greg’s article, he speaks of a fictitious account published in 1951 by sociologist David Reisman’s. In this account Reisman tells of how ‘Operation Abundance’ is being waged against the Soviet Union. Instead of using guns and bombs to accomplish their goals, the US was…

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    Introduction: The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 by German Democratic Republic’s (GDR) government to stop people form the eastern bloc to escape to the west through West Berlin. Its downfall in November of 1989 was huge news to the world as with its importance it affected the whole world. It was not just uniting a single country again but it also opened the border between the East and West of Europe and the world. It was an end to the Cold War tensions between the two ideologies of the USSR with…

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    Cold War Misunderstandings

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    President Roosevelt died in April 1945 and succeeded by Harry S. Truman, which did not trust Stalin and agreed with Churchill. Truman and Churchill both opposed the Soviet 's support and later control of the Polish government that had been in exile in London. The Soviet Union controlled Central and Eastern Europe, while the western allies remained the Western Europe. In an Allied-occupied Germany zones of occupation formed a framework of governmental control. In 1945 at the Allied conference in…

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    Missing Movie Essay

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    arrives to South America and works together with Charles’ wife, Beth (Sissy Spacek) in hopes of finding his missing son. The two go through a plethora of obstacles during the pursuit of finding Charles. After a long apprehensive search Beth and Ed soon discovers that Charles was brutally murdered after being abducted. The two leave South America heartbroken and angry, heading back to The United States determined to find justice for Charles. Before discussing and analysing the film Missing…

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    Initially, no timetable was proposed. However, events rapidly came to a head in early 1990. First, in March, the Party of Democratic Socialism—the former Socialist Unity Party of Germany—was heavily defeated in East Germany's first free elections. A grand coalition was formed under Lothar de Maizière, leader of the East German wing of Kohl's Christian Democratic Union, on a platform of speedy reunification. Second, East Germany's economy and infrastructure underwent a swift and near-total…

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    New Evidence, written by Jeronim Perovic, and Eastern Europe`s Ten Years of National Comunism 1948-1958, written by Richard C. Gripp. All sources will be assessed in the way that their origin, purpose, value and limitation are used as a guideline to an objective and well explained answer to the research question. B. SUMMARY OF EVIDENCE Tito’s Partisan forces and the newly post-war reconstructed Yugoslavia was one of the most important allies of the Soviet Union during the Second World War…

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    I Like Eisenhower

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    of staff for the U.S army. He resided as the president of Columbia University. He was the Supreme Commander of NATO forces. He graduated first at the Command and General Staff College in his class of 245. He illustrated his experiences in a book called Crusade in Europe. Who was this man? Who is this man? This man is Dwight David Eisenhower, our 34th president, and I believe that during his presidency, he made some of the greatest choices for our country. Dwight Eisenhower achieved many great…

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