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    history; a recession threatened American prosperity and the Soviet Union’s aggressive expansion threatened the freedom of the entire world but Reagan endeavored to combat these evils with his strong Conservative beliefs. Reagan was an influential figure in U.S. history and accomplished much in his two terms as president, however, modern Conservatives tend to idealize…

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    Even though The Soviet Union turned from a rural farming country to an industrialized power house in just a matter of years, Stalin’s plans were more harmful than helpful to the Soviet Union because of the famine he caused, and the millions that died because of his actions. Joseph Stalin was one of the leaders of the Bolsheviks or communist party that took control of Russia on October 24, 1917. During the Russian Revolution, he was a general who fought in major battles in the Russian Civil War…

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    Cold War Vs Soviet Union

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    The Cold War is a highly controversial topic amongst historians. The Soviet Union and the United States were allies during World War II and the both sides sacrificed a great deal contributing to winning the Second World War. There is a lot written about the distrust both sides had for each other, pre-dating the Cold War. Historians contemplate which super power was the aggressor, the intentions of the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., and who was at fault for the start of the war and for the duration. One…

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    Have you ever heard of the Soviet Union? Fought in both World Wars for the Allies, and made up of many countries. Some say one particular leader was one of the worst people in history. Well if you have then you might know the name Joseph Stalin. Joseph was born in Gori Georgia, December 21st 1879. His first leadership role was the Commissioner of Nationalities. He later makes a speech to grant freedom to the Russian people, and then got promoted to General Secretary of General…

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    Italy vs Soviet Union On June 22, 1941 the Soviet union was invaded by the Nazis. The Nazis word also joined by Italian forces n. This operation compromised many of the following battles important to World War II. Hitler had his eyes on Russia before for its raw materials and slave labor. He divided the 4.5 million troops of the axis powers alongside the sword be at Borders. He did this and three groups situated in the North Center or south. When Germany launched it's attacked the red army was…

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    within a few years, the entire Soviet Union broke apart into various nations across Eurasia. In some circles, the Soviet collapse was blamed on Gorbachev’s poor and hesitant leadership. Despite Gorbachev’s leadership being a contributing factor, several other significant issues remained. To supplement the readings, we played a political game to discuss the complexities of this topic. Our political game was based on how these issues could be solved to prevent the Soviet Union’s collapse. This was…

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    most Americans is that the collapse of the Soviet Union was primarily caused by the pressures of the arms race during the Cold War. After reading Kotkin 's book Armageddon Averted it is clear that the internal changes that were going on inside the Soviet Union were far more influential in the collapse of the Soviet Union than in any external pressures brought on by the Reagan era arms buildup. The internal changes that were going on in the Soviet Union during this time that contributed to the…

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    breakup of the Soviet Union brought about many good things, but it did cause a few problems as well. One of the more main things that became evident after the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union fell was that the United States of America was the only superpower and was the most dominant, powerful, and influential country. Because of this unrivaled power America had, it granted America more power on the world stage when it came to many different things. NATO and the European Union were both…

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    Many good things came to the Soviet Union with this quick industrialization. But, if the outside world knew how this industrialization was taking place and what kind of labor used to create it, many of these good things would never had happened. One of the many things was that the United States of America reopened relations with the Soviet Union that had been closed since 1917, when the communist revolution occurred. United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was quoted after his meeting…

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    gained their independence in August 1991. Some historians argued that this radical change and end to the Cold War marked the ‘end of history’ as democracy became the predominant political system. Yet the question remains: why did the Soviet Union collapse? The Soviet political system was distinctly marked by the monolithic unity of the Communist…

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