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    nations with his intension to spread good will and build American allies, Germany was his first stop. It was just a couple decades ago that the nation of Germany was trying to conquer the world in WWII with Adolf Hitler leading this mission. After Germany surrendered, Berlin was split into two nation, there was West and East Berlin. John F. Kennedy delivered his speech in West Germany, West Germany are allies with the United States at this. However, East Berlin was Communist territory, and for JFK to give this speech in such a hostile region outlines his support to West Germany. Right not JFK has been the President for roughly two and a half…

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    While reading the assigned reading for this week, I noticed a section in Chapter 5 called, “West Berlin: Today Vietnam, Tomorrow Us.” This section was quite intriguing to me because it mentions the facts of the Berlin Wall. The chapter doesn’t however go into great detail about the wall or why it was even constructed. It does mention that West Berlin was the center of the Cold War where the United States and the Soviet Union had constructed their battleground. It goes on to talk about the Free…

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    1. Analyse Cartier-Bresson’s “West Berlin, West Germany” 1962, Gelatine Silver Print. 300 Words. a. Briefly discuss Cartier-Bresson’s historical background, influences and objectives. Henri cartier- bresson was born on the 22nd of august in 1908 in France and died august 3 2004. Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer whose humane, spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form. Cartier- bresson personal influences was his uncle Louis because henri and his uncle spent…

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    The Berlin Wall Essay

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    The fall of the Berlin Wall marked both the crumbling of communism and a new era for all citizens of Berlin. For a timespan of twenty-eight years the Berlin Wall stood as a cage, built not to keep people out, but to keep East Berliners in. With the Berlin Wall’s eradication, Germany would be reunited once more. The communist regime stood no longer, commencing a shaky start on the road to freedom. This was just another example of how communism would always fail. The end of World War II resulted…

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    Wall: The Berlin Wall

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    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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    States President Ronald Reagan gave his famous “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate” speech at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. At this time, the United States and the USSR were embroiled in a global power struggle, which resulted in a great deal of tension between democratic 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,…

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    Schӧneberg the city hall of West Berlin would shape history. Those words that would later name the speech, may have prevented the Soviet Union from becoming stronger and maybe start a war that would have killed millions of people, those words have encouraged the West Berliners to keep fighting for freedom. The speech was made three years after the construction of the Berlin Wall, the wall separated West Berlin and West Berliners from the Western society: the free world. The wall also separated…

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    After World War II, Germany split through Berlin, making an East and West Berlin. The economic standpoint in East Germany was not sustainable, so that made those citizens want to move over to the West side. Being under Soviet control, the migration of these people started to collapse the East. By August 1961, the Soviets stopping the flow of people by building the Berlin Wall, a infamous symbolic landmark of the Cold War. Two US Presidents, those being JFK and Reagan, commented and wrote…

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    be the situation about The Berlin Wall and how many stood against the communist system it brought to one of the sides. Some of the people who were involved with the stand against it were John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, Both were presidents of the United States during their time. Kennedy gave his well-known “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech to voice his opinion and perspective on why the Berlin wall should be demolished. Reagan also gave a speech known as “Tear Down This Wall”, the title itself is…

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    escape into West Berlin created societal conflicts for both East and West Berlin. Many people who lived in East Berlin would try to escape into West Berlin for many reasons. Some wanted better jobs, better food, more material goods, and some just missed their families, causing them to want to escape into the West. From 1945-1959, an average of 700 people everyday made it to freedom from the East before they secured the Berlin Wall. During 1959, the 700 people dropped to 350 daily (We). 80 people…

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