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  • Remarks At The Brandenburg Gate Speech

    On June 12, 1987, former 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…

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  • Representational Or Liberal Democracy

    The 21st century is often seen as the most important time for global political renewal. The 21st century saw many countries break away from colonialism and enter into a transitional stage of independence in which new political systems that would lead them forward and away from their past needed to be chosen. Coincidentally at approximately this time, the cold war which consisted of a competition between the two main political systems of capitalism and communism was taking place and at the end of…

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  • Fahrenheit 451 Conformity Analysis

    Comparing Individuality and Conformity in Fahrenheit 451 Individuality is celebrated in modern day society, but during the Cold War, the world seemed as though there was little hope for self-expression to live another day. In the novel, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, there is a prominent theme of conformity found various times throughout the dystopian society. Conformity was a common theme in the real world during the Cold War, when this novel was written. In this society, books have all been…

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  • Operation Abundance By Greg Castillo: Article Analysis

    how the United States used displays of lavish and modern consumerism, as an effective tool in the fight against communism. The thesis of the article is 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…

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  • John F Kennedy Ich Bin Ein Berliner Speech Analysis

    John F. Kennedy is very convincing in his speech as he has a strong ethos and pathos in his speech. This is for example due to his background. When the speech would have been held in the eastern part of berlin it would have been slightly different, it would for example probably have focussed more on giving people hope. When the speech would have been held after the fall of the wall it probably would have focussed more on the political aspect…

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  • Christian And Muslim Perspectives: The Crusades

    history where the Christians and Muslims had their own differences, which brought them into conflict and leading to a couple million deaths. Both sides had their own perspectives that the other would not agree on. I will be explaining the Western and Eastern Christian and Muslim’s perspectives and how it brought them to war. First I will be going over a summary of this time period so one can feel empathy and understand why things happened the way they did. Pope Urban II launched the first…

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  • Berlin Wall Research Paper

    Ronald Reagan once said “come here, to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” (“Reagan”). Prior to the fall of the wall in 1989, Germany was split into two different parts, one being the West and the other being the East. The Berlin Wall had a significant impact on Germany because the country was not united and it prevented development in the East. The fall of the Berlin wall had a positive effect on Germany by starting the process of unification in the…

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  • Themes In Persepolis

    The Seed of Western Values Prompt C The Eastern world is a mystical and fascinating world, the West has always viewed it differently throughout history showing the Eastern cultures as barbaric or uncivilized. Although our history classes show them in a different perspective the area is culturally rich and has deep roots of its ancestral past. In the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, the reader dives into the mystical world and the modernization, regime changes, and religious revival…

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  • Essay On The Role Of Sports In The Cold War Sports

    Introduction The Cold War was a war between the two superpowers, USSR and USA. Despite being the two most powerful countries in the world, no actual fighting took place. Instead, the war was fought through various methods of propaganda and threats. Sports were a very large part of propaganda in the Cold War. Countries were trying to prove their superiority in every way, and used sports as an effective method to do so. Soviets and the West were tight rivals, and would go to any limit to prove…

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  • Berlin Wall Essay

    A symbol of oppression for the German people, the Berlin Wall was a barrier that separated the city of Berlin in both the physical and metaphorical form of the word. Officially designated the “Anti-Fascist Protection Rampart” by the government of the German Democratic Republic, the wall split the city of Berlin into two segments. One half was controlled by the Soviet Union and the other half of Berlin was administered by an alliance of the three Western allied powers, comprised of the United…

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