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    Cold War DBQ Between 1941 and 1949‚ the Soviet Union and the United States‚ capitalists and communists had a major disagreement about political affairs. From the Red Scare‚ to the Bolsheviks Revolution‚ communism fright has spread around the US. The United States wanted to spread capitalism and decrease communism‚ while the Soviet Union wanted the opposite. Both sides used several methods and/or tactics to stop the spread of the opposite political view. These methods used by the United States and

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    The Cold War was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States with NATO and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in Warsaw Pact). Historians have not fully agreed on the dates‚ but 1947–1991 is common. It was "cold" because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two sides‚ although there were major regional wars in Korea and Vietnam. The Cold War split the temporary wartime alliance against

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    Cold War Historiography: New Evidence Behind Traditional Typographies Timothy J. White For Americans and many in the world‚ the Cold War dominated international relations from 1945-1991. Only the nuclear balance of terror prevented this uneasy peace from becoming all out war‚ and few if any events could be understood outside of the context of this bipolar rivalry. As the Cold War came to an end‚ some thought we had witnessed "an end to history."(1) Instead‚ we have witnessed a fundamental change

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    Topic: How the Cold War began‚ ended‚ and Canada’s involvement in the Cold War. In October 1962‚ U.S. planes spotted that the USSR was installing nuclear missile bases in Cuba. These images showed that the threat of a nuclear war could be coming true‚ and the United States would be vulnerable to get attacked within minutes. The world sank into panic until the Soviet Premier agreed to dismantle the missiles. How close it was the whole world could have been set on fire and destroyed! The ideological

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    COLD WAR The Cold War was the tense relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union (USSR) during the 46-year period following the World War II’s end‚ but before the end of the Soviet Union. It refers to the time between 1945 and 1991. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE COLD WAR At the end of World War II‚ English author and journalist George Orwell used Cold war‚ as a general term‚ in his essay "You and the Atomic Bomb"‚ published October 19‚ 1945‚ in the British newspaper Tribune. Contemplating

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    Sean Keith AMSTU Cold War DBQ Essay The growing fear of the spread of communism throughout the World during the Cold War era resulted in the United States making brash and misguided decisions stemming from the values of the containment policy. This era was marked by concern that other nations‚ especially those in the Western Hemisphere‚ would fall to Soviet influence‚ and additionally‚ that there were communist supporters within the United States‚ potentially in government offices. Americans

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    COLD WAR VIDEO QUESTIONS 1. Stalin forced his people to give up food in order to fund the Cold War. He believed that giving up food; they can put all their necessities to promoting nuclear arms race. 2. Winston Churchill came up with the Iron Curtain. The Iron Curtain was the use of tanks to cut off soviet controlled Europe (East communist) from the Western Europe controlled by democratic countries. 3. The Fair Deal was the term given to an ambitious set of proposals put forward by United

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    Foreign Relations‚ Volume II. Gaddis‚ John Lewis‚ "Two Cold War Empires: Imposition vs. Multilateralism‚" in Major Problems in American Foreign Relations‚ Volume II The Cold War was the longest war in which the United States has ever partaken and is the only war that involved little to no fighting. After researching the events‚ reading historical opinions‚ and listening to lectures in class‚ I have come to the realization that the war was just an exaggerated argument between two neighbors over

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    1) List the circumstances that lead to a change in Castro’s stand regarding Russia in 1959. On February 16‚ 1959‚ Castro was sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba‚ and accepted the position on the condition that the Prime Minister’s powers be increased. Between 15 and 26 April Castro visited the U.S. with a delegation of representatives‚ hired a public relations firm for a charm offensive and presented himself as a "man of the people". U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower avoided meeting Castro‚ but

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    Katie Bruner Block 3 Cold War Outline 1. 1945-A Critical Year- a) Roosevelt met with Stalin and Churchill at Yalta to work out the future of Germany and Poland. They agreed on the division of Germany into American‚ British‚ French‚ and Soviet occupation zones. b) The League of Nations‚ founded at after WW1‚ had failed largely because the United States refused to join. This time‚ policymakers got congressional support for the UN. 2. Conflicting Postwar Goals- a) Tensions over Poland

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    THE ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR

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    THE ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR (1945-50) Definition: Martyn Walker calls it the “civil war of the human race” about the balance of global power‚ with an ideological element. It was the indirect conflict between the USA and USSR that went on from 1945-1991. And it was expressed in everything from an arms and space race to chess tournaments - and even ice hockey matches. The Long-Term Reasons Many regard the Cold War as having roots going back decades before the end of WWII in 1945. Both sides

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    In The Cold War: A New History‚ Gaddis reinterprets the historical record of the conflict; his sixth chapter‚ “Actors‚” focuses on the role that individuals played in the end of the struggle. Toward this aim‚ he discusses how both strengths and weaknesses of world leaders such as Reagan and Gorbachev had a profound impact on the international system during the late twentieth century. Gaddis’s consideration of “the importance and vulnerability of individuals in history. . .” extends the limits of

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    Yalta Conference 1945 meeting between Big Three to determine post-war status of Germany and rest of world‚ but mostly Germany‚ resulted in division of Germany among them. Creation of UN to replace League of Nations. USSR promises to join war in pacific after Germany falls Harry S. Truman. President 45-53. Decisions made during his administration: Truman Doctrine‚ Marshall Plan‚ World Bank‚ Berlin Airlift‚ NATO‚ Point Four‚ Korean War‚ decision to drop atom bombs. Favored strong resistance to communism

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    jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” By conforming‚ it signals conceding to the dominant power which immediately gives up one’s freedom by letting them control you. This motivated the two superpowers in the Cold War as neither country wanted to concede to the dominant power. The Cold War had no large scale direct fighting and instead was political and military tension between the Western Bloc and Eastern Bloc. The Soviet Union and United States‚ opposing forces‚ pursued the desire to gain power

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    Cold War and Containment

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    Cold War and Containment Dated from 1947-1991 the Cold War was an intense economic‚ political‚ ideological‚ and military tension between the powers of the Western world‚ led by the United States against the powers of the Eastern world led by the Soviet Union. Because of Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) these two countries never came head to head like previous wars‚ however they would fight each other in proxy wars. This sustained a high level of hostility throughout the war and

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    Cold War A nonviolent war between communist and noncommunist. Containment A US policy to eliminate all communism. Iron Curtain An imaginary barrier between communist and noncommunist. Marshall Plan The US would aid Europe during the cold war‚ so they would be on the US’s side. Truman Doctrine Stated the US would aid any nation that was fighting communism. Berlin (1948-49) The US sends Berlin supplies using aircraft. NATO Established to keep peace in the Northern Atlantic. Warsaw Pact

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    Cold War Essay Amber Googins “Please do not make any concessions.” Thusenelda Martin of the American Legion Auxiliary wrote a letter on November 6‚ 1961 to John F. Kennedy‚ the President of the United States during the time of the Cold War. Many people were worried that the United States was going to oppose threats to other countries like Berlin. This is why Franklin D. Joseph‚ Winston Churchill‚ Roosevelt‚ and Stalin attended the Yalta Conference to discuss the re-establishment of the nations

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    Ich bin ein Berliner!: Berlin in the Cold War for History 105B Dr. Andrew Wender An Essay by Russell Manning V00796267 March 6‚ 2014 An excruciatingly long and stagnant conflict‚ the Cold War brought to light the true and divinely evil power that Communism had in the world. But where did it all start? Where was the battle ground for such polar opposite ideologies? The indisputable answer: Berlin. For nearly 50 years‚ the former Capital of the 3rd Reich was divided by

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    The Cold War‚ often dated from 1947 to 1991‚ was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc‚ dominated by the United States with NATO among its allies‚ and powers in the Eastern Bloc‚ dominated by the Soviet Union along with the Warsaw Pact. This began after the success of their temporary wartime alliance against Nazi Germany‚ leaving the USSR and the US as two superpowers with profound economic and political differences. A neutral faction arose with the

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    The Cold War in Guatemala Guatemala is known for being one of the most dangerous countries in Central America; nevertheless‚ it is not its fault that it is the way it is. During the Cold War there were many factors involved and many events that led to the Guatemala of today. It all began with the election of Colonel Arbenz during the “Ten Years of Springtime” which ended because President Eisenhower was influenced by his connections to Guatemala´s “state within a state‚” (TWT) the United Fruit

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