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  • Comparing The Reunification Of East Germany And West Germany

    On October the 3rd 1990, the reunification of both East Germany and West Germany was finally made official, almost a year following the fall of the Berlin wall on November 9 1989. As two states became one, the treaty of unification caused many people to face economic dilemma. East Germany faced an insane amount of unemployment, while the more prosperous West Germans had to deal with the heavy taxation and were angry at the economic cost. This resulted in a very unhappy society where racism and hostility grew against foreigners. As the German government was busy dealing with the reunification issues, many foreigners were being attacked by the xenophobic Germans. The number of violent crimes on foreigners increased dramatically to around 800…

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  • What Is Germany United

    What is Germany and is it Truly United? Throughout history Germany has been a changing nation. It has changed so much that many lines in Germany have been blurred, such as who is German and what Germany comprises of. Germany has gone from a series of kingdoms and principalities to one nation, but even today Germany remains divided. Many of these issues of unity stem from what Germany actually is and the change in that definition over the course of the last couple centuries. Germany has almost…

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  • The Berlin Airlift

    East Germany The cold war was a state of geopolitical tension and an ideological war between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1947 to 1991. During World War II the United States and the Soviet Union worked together to fight against the axis powers, notably Nazi-Germany. After the war, Germany was left defeated, and Britain and France were left drained and exhausted. The United States and the Soviet Union, though also drained, held considerable power, and both soon rose to superpower…

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  • The Berlin Crisis

    endurance to Communist expansionism during the Cold War. The beginning stages of the Berlin crisis began in 1945, which marked the end of World War Two. Amid the ruins of Germany, the country was divided into four administrative sectors, one for each of the three victorious combatants, the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, and by special dispensation the French. Berlin, as a capital city, was divided similarly into four subdivisions. As a result of being situated entirely within the…

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  • Analysis Of John F Kennedy's Speech

    build unity among the America’s Allies. One of those nations was Germany. The country had been divided in half; the East Germany was under control of Soviet Russia and the West Germany becoming democratic nation allied with the United States. Due to that division, the city of Berlin was also divided into East Berlin and West Berlin by a wall called “The Berlin Wall”. When President John F. Kennedy arrived in West Berlin, he make a speech offers hope to the city’s residents, who were enclosed by…

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  • How Did Joseph Stalin Build The Berlin Wall

    settle, reparations of civilizations and relationships were on the rise. Countless people had lost everything because of this bloodbath, and sadly the road to a life of normality was long and arduous for the citizens of post-war Germany. Although the war had ended, peace was not plentiful. Even before the end of World War II, a new struggle was developing between the United States and the Soviet Union (Schmemann 23). The U.S. and Soviet Union had been allies throughout World War II against…

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  • Analysis Of Patriotism Of Despair By Oushakine

    the Altai region, Oushakine uncovers post-Soviet Russian nationalism as grounded in a pessimistic discourse of loss. Although he concentrates on how traumatic stories have produced a national narrative of despair in Russia, satellite states also experienced loss and uncertainty with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Thus I am left with the question: How have Ukraine and East Germany experienced the ‘patriotism…

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  • Life In The Shadow Of Berlin Wall Essay

    Life in the Shadow of the Berlin Wall The defining symbol of the Cold War was built on August 13, 1961. The world was still regaining its strength after the traumatic events of World War II. The country of Germany was divided between the four major allies the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union (Dearden). The city of Berlin, which during the time of World War II was the capital of Nazi Germany, was divided amongst all of the allies even though Berlin is located in East…

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  • The Berlin Wall: The First World War

    The history of the Berlin Wall was ignited by World War II. Germany plotted an attack on Poland, yet was intimidated by the fact that the Soviet Union might interfere. So, before raiding Poland, Hitler made sure to sign a non-aggression pact with the U.S.S.R. This pact secretly stated that Poland should be divided between Germany and the Soviet Union, with Germany receiving the western third, while the Soviets gained control of the remaining two-thirds. Germany began their attacks on Poland on…

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  • How Did The Cold War Affect The World

    many regions of the world, particularly East and West Berlin and Cuba. The Soviet Union helped Cuba and established in the world as more than one of America’s allies. In actuality, Cuba was treated more like a colony than anything else, and the US was blind to its needs. America ignored the oppressive and dictatorial regime of Batista, and instead backed him since he kept his ‘democratic’…

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