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  • Sputnik and the Cold War

    Sputnik and the Cold War

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Who If Any one Won the Cold War?

    Who If Any one Won the Cold War?

    The time period between 1945 and 1991 is considered to be the era of the Cold War. The Cold War, known as the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, each known during this time as the "super powers". This conflict consisted of the differing attitudes on the ideological, political, and military interests of these two states and their allies, exte nded around the globe. A common political debate covers the issue of

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Vika
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War was a competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Both countries wanted their type of government to dominate the world. In this competition, there were three areas that both sides used to show the world that they were the superior nation. These areas were nuclear weapons, space race, and the Olympics. Both countries competed to build bigger and better nuclear weapons. After the Soviet Union found out that the U.S. had

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Bred
  • Discuss and Account for one of the Berlin Crises Which Erupted During the Cold War

    Discuss and Account for one of the Berlin Crises Which Erupted During the Cold War

    Discuss and account for one of the Berlin crises which erupted during the Cold War. In this essay I will look at the Berlin Blockade of 1948. This was the first of two Berlin crisis's and has often been cited as the starting point of the cold war. The cold war has often been described as a clash of beliefs, between that of capitalist beliefs and that of communist beliefs. In 1948 Stalin ordered a

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Anna
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    Singin' in the Rain pictures Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for budget of $2.54 million, released April 10, 1952 by MGM and grossed $3.6 million, Technicolor 35mm negative, 1.37:1 screen aspect ratio, mono sound, 103 mins.; Laserdisc released 1991; restored theatrical print from original 3-strip Technicolor negatives released 1992; DVD released 1997 with remastered Dolby digital sound Production: Directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly Written by Betty Comden, Adolph Green Produced by Arthur Freed Original music

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • War from the Cold War to Present

    War from the Cold War to Present

    2 SEP 2002 WAR FROM THE COLD WAR TO PRESENT The end of World War II was the spawn of a new war that would continue for over fifty years: The Cold War. Technically this war was not a fifty-year physical confrontation between two countries but more of a political confrontation between the world's two remaining super-powers. The dropping of the atomic bomb in 1945 on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was the beginning of a new

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Brief Overview of the Cold War 1945-60

    A Brief Overview of the Cold War 1945-60

    As soon as World War II ended, the old war alliances crumpled as the United States and Soviet Union rose as superpowers. It was a battle between democracy and communism. By 1947, the communist threat had grown so much that Winston Churchill described it as "an iron curtain" dividing the European continent. By the end of the 1940s, the Soviet Union tested their first nuclear weapon and the arms race was on. New alliances formed

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: David
  • Public Schools Vs. Post-Cold War Military Spending

    Public Schools Vs. Post-Cold War Military Spending

    Public Schools vs. Post-Cold War Military Spending Even though the Cold War era is a distant memory, encased in glass forever like some museum piece, our government is still spending as if the Soviet Union was in its prime. If the arms race is a forgotten memory, then why is the military still spending 86% of what it was spending during the Cold War. It's not that us Americans do not want a solid military,

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both countries were ready to go to war at the blink of an eye and almost did, the powers-that-be never got the nerve to authorize a nuclear war that would have made World War

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The End of the Cold War

    The End of the Cold War

    It's early morning. Everybody is waking up getting ready for work and kids are going to school. Today, one would usually hear casual chatter about how the day is going to be or something funny a child saw on television. Now, imagine waking up and being afraid, the same question running over and over through your head," Is my family going to perish in a nuclear explosion, are we going to war with America today?"

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Artur
  • Australia and Cold War

    Australia and Cold War

    Badminton is one of the most popular sports in the world and has been around for a very long time. Its popularity is spreading rapidly across the US. In this paper I will discuss the history and origin of badminton, the rules, and facts that I found interesting in badminton. Badminton originated in India and then went on to China, Japan and Thailand. An early version of this game in china used a shuttlecock but

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: July
  • Marshall Plan Impact on the Cold War

    Marshall Plan Impact on the Cold War

    The Marshall Plan was America’s principal plan for rebuilding and creating a stronger foundation for the allied countries of Europe, and repelling communism after WWII. The Marshall Plan became a four year program that would cost the American people approximately $13 billion dollars before it ended in 1952. Although it’s impact on the Western countries was a promising one, its impact on the relationship between the two former allies the Unities States and the Soviet

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: July
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The central reason the Cold War was started was over an ideological power struggle between atheistic communism and democratic capitalism. The principle players were the former Soviet Union (Communism) and the United States (Capitalism). The Cold War began in 1948 after Germany was divided between the western allies and the Soviets. In trying to take over West Berlin, Stalin blockaded the roads of East Germany that led to Berlin so as to starve the people

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Cold War: Total War?

    Cold War: Total War?

    A period of severe tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, the Cold War proved to be a pivotal period in world history. Lasting from the mid 1940s to the early 1990s, the Cold War shaped the world in many ways. Through numerous conflicts arising from the spread of communist ideals, both the US and Soviet Union engaged in several tactics and activities to negatively affect the other nation’s ability to engage in

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Cold War 2

    The Cold War 2

    The Cold War 2 The Cold War began after World War Two. The main enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold war got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other directly. In a conventional war nuclear weapons might destroy everything. So, instead, they fought each other indirectly. Over the years, leaders on both sides changed. Yet the Cold War continued. It was the major force in world

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War did not have one single cause; rather it was caused by the many differences between the Soviet Union and the United States. The two countries had totally different ideas on how a country should be run; one favored communism while the other supported democracy. They also had very different goals after WWII was over. Should they help Eastern Europe rebuild, or use the disheveled countries to further their own plans? Also, there

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • Was the Cold War Chiefly a Clash of National Interests, with Ideology only Secondary?

    Was the Cold War Chiefly a Clash of National Interests, with Ideology only Secondary?

    Yes, I feel the Cold War was a clash of national interests. It was a clash between the capitalists and the communists, who were the Soviet Union, ran by Joseph Stalin and the United States ran by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Neither country was worried about the countries' ideology as much as they were worried about how to run the country. The United States wants to run its country the capitalist way and the Soviet Union

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: July
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    There are two boys at school who really hate each other. One just can't stand the other's existence. The odd thing is that they don't know why they hate each other. Another odd thing is that they have never fought. They have come pretty close, standing toe-to-toe; staring at each other, but one of them always backs off. Whenever they face off, each of them has his own squad of cronies, ready to jump in

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Jack
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    Josh McCulley Professor McKinnie ENC 1101-1106 23 October 2000 There are two boys at school who really hate each other. One just can't stand the other's existence. The odd thing is that they don't know why they hate each other. Another odd thing is that they have never fought. They have come pretty close, standing toe-to-toe; staring at each other, but one of them always backs off. Whenever they face off, each of them has

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • Position Paper: The Inevitable Cold War

    Position Paper: The Inevitable Cold War

    Ashley Wigfield Mr. Fox HS 132 J 10/04/05 Position Paper: The Inevitable Cold War Following World War II, the actions and prevailing beliefs of both American and Russian leaders fueled distrust and resentment between the two powerful nations which eventually led to an unavoidable confrontation. Although the American mindset would have all blame placed on Russia, it is important to examine both sides of the issue in order to prove that both nations were merely

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Jon
  • Recent Unpopular Wars After Wwii and the Cold War

    Recent Unpopular Wars After Wwii and the Cold War

    During the War in Korea, the main intention was to gain South Koreas territory and to stop the spread of Communism. The war never really ended even while the Peace negotiations were currently happening. (Wikipedia) The war didn’t end till South Korea gained back its territory. South Korea built it’s heavily armed border between their side of the country and the North Koreans. The U.S. troops didn’t withdrawal from their occupation in South Korea since

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Devil We Knew: Americans and the Cold War

    The Devil We Knew: Americans and the Cold War

    The Devil We Knew: Americans and the Cold War H.W. Brands' book was a pretty solid read. It provided a different outlook on the Cold War, as it sought to show that it was not merely an American victory over "communism" and the Russians. There was far more to the Cold War than most Americans would care to admit, but Brands puts it out there for the reader to take in. Brands' purpose for writing

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • The “cold” War: The World Gone Mad

    The “cold” War: The World Gone Mad

    Marshall Coe Government 2302 Mrs. Judie April 27, 2006 The “ColdWar: The World Gone MAD The last half of the 20th Century was defined by the struggle between Capitalism and Communism. While direct conflict between the world’s two Superpowers was narrowly avoided, the Cold War was actively fought in many ways on several different levels and all over the world. World War 3 was the name given by many to the inevitable end of

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War is the term used to describe the intense rivalry between the United States and its allies and the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics and its allies. The Soviet Union and its allies were refereed to as the Eastern Bloc and the United States and its allies were referred to as the Western Bloc. The Cold War period lasted from the mid-1940’s until the late 1980’s. During this period international politics were shaped

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Explain the Breakdown of the Wartime Alliances and the Development of the Cold War by 1947.

    Explain the Breakdown of the Wartime Alliances and the Development of the Cold War by 1947.

    The growing tension between the Soviets and the West, United States in particular, reverberated around the world after the Second World War. Although allied in their fight against Nazi Germany, communist Russia and capitalist America soon came to distrust each other’s goals in a post-war world. The Soviets considered the West as being enslaved by capitalism whereas the Americans believed the Soviets were enslaved by communism. This general mistrust and unwillingness to work together is

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Steve

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