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    Use of Propaganda in the Cold War: Thesis Analysis Logan, Matthew J. "We Say All the Real Things. And We Believe Them:” The Establishment of the United States Information Agency, 1953. Master’s thesis, University of Victoria (Canada), 2012. Accessed September 28, 2016, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. The author’s purpose in his thesis is to explain the United States need for a proper, functioning propaganda system after World War II and during the Cold War. By using official documents…

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    • Communism causes Chaos o After the Korean War, the fear of communism was higher than ever due to the Soviet Union’s hold of Eastern Europe and takeover in China.  Even Truman was criticized for being a communist sympathizer until he created the Loyalty Review Board.  The purpose was to secretly investigate politicians to find out if any were disloyal towards capitalism, despite it going against the Constitution. o This inspired other agencies including the House Un-American Activities…

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    The United States and Soviet Union had two completely different world views that lead to tension between the nations and the Cold war. After world war two the United States and Soviet Union were two of the largest superpowers and were now in the possesion of new weapons of mass destruction. This and different political views on how the government should govern its people lead to a falling out between the super powers that would lead to years of rivalry. The differences between the two nations…

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    Involvement In Ww2

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    the United States became involved in World War II, preparations were being made, either to contribute to our allies in the way of loans, and goods, or because inevitably, the United States might be drawn into the world war. Roosevelt wanted to help our allies, and stop the spread of communism, but was concerned about getting directly involved in the war. Americans did not want to join, they wanted to recover from World War I, and remain isolated from the war in Europe. Roosevelt was very…

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    who demonstrates great leadership above all else. In the twentieth century one president who stood head and shoulders above the rest was Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower was the 34th president of the Unites States. He lead the country through Cold War tensions, ended the conflict in Korea, and worked on domestic polices to better the lives of all Americans. Eisenhower’s unique background in the military helped sharpen the skills that made him a great president and a great leader of the Unites…

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    The Hands on History Trip will instill more about these wonderful historical sites, learning more about the event, and experiencing hands on activities by walking through the Holocaust Museum, having a once in a lifetime experience at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and by visiting the Island of Alcatraz to better educate students. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine 1). The quote is saying by not going out and experiencing something, then most…

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    The Vietnam War

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    While both the Korean War (1950-53) and the Vietnam War (1962-75) played significant roles in the duration of the Cold War, the Korean War’s effects contributed to the causes and early development of the Cold War, whereas the Vietnam War’s role was more concerned with the latter stages of the development and the path towards the end of the Cold War. The Korean War and the Vietnam War were similar in the sense that they both directly influenced the Cold War. With both of these regions being…

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    Canada Post War

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    post-war period, countries were either peacebuilders or warriors. If they were peacebuilders they would help other countries maintain peace, order, and a ceasefire. If they were a warrior they would help other countries fight. In the post-war period, Canada was a warrior. The Korean War, Persian Gulf War, and the War in Afghanistan are three examples of Canada being a warrior in the post-war period. The Korean War lasted from 1950-1953. The Persian Gulf War took place in 1991-2001. The War in…

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    The United States took a variety of different steps in attempting to stop or contain the spread of communism during the era of the Cold War. The United states, which was a democracy , had the responsibility of fighting the spread of communism not only back at home, but outside of the country as well. Many different ideas and policies were developed to try and stop the spread of communism in places such as, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Moreover, these policies and ideas helped the United…

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    Divided Family Reunion

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    On 20 Oct 2015, the 20th divided family reunion meeting was hold in Mount Kumgang area in DROK, 389 South Korean participants fortunately had a brief meeting with their 141 relatives from North Korea after a 20 months absence. The sorrow and tears at the reunion site reminds people that the divided family issue, one of Korea's most urgent and pressing humanitarian problem caused by its historical and political division, is still remained unsolved and grim. This paper will summarize the…

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