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  • 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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    Essay Length: 2,317 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Bred
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    Throughout history there has been many events that have changed the way we all live. In this essay, I will take one event from each decade that I think has had an impact on our way of living. There are many events that have had an impact on everyone in the world. Some may be small events but have a huge effect. We are all aware of some of the major events but are we

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    Essay Length: 828 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • America, Russia, and the Cold War

    America, Russia, and the Cold War

    America, Russia, and the Cold War The origins of the Cold War came about when United States President Harry Truman issued his Truman Doctrine. This doctrine stated that the United States would support “free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.” This would end up being the foundation of the U. S. involvement in the Cold War. The main idea of the doctrine was to support nations in the

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    Essay Length: 1,410 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Cold War Research Essay

    Cold War Research Essay

    Towards the end of the Second World War, three of the world’s leading powers came together with their main interest being to defeat Nazi Germany. The Big Three of the Grand Alliance was made up of the leaders of the United States, Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom which included Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill (Duiker & Jackson, p. 712). The Big Three held two major conferences to plan the defeat and division of Nazi Germany

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    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War was the elongated tension between the Soviet Union and the United States of America. It started in the mid 40's after WWII had left Europe in shambles and Russia and the USA in superpower positions. The Cold War was a clash of these super giants in political, ideological, military, and economic values and ideas. Though military build up was great on both sides neither one ever directly fought each other. In this

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Origins of the Cold War

    The Origins of the Cold War

    The Cold War was a conflict that dominated the people of Earth for half a decade. The two clashing titans never fought directly with each other on the military level, but both were drawn into conflicts that split the world in to. All of the conflicts of the world, with the exception of those in Africa, from the time period of 1946 through 1989, were in some war effected by, or a product of the

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • After the Cold War by a Domestic Realist Perspective

    After the Cold War by a Domestic Realist Perspective

    The main idea of this article is to suggest US to focus back on itЎ¦s domestic issues, rather than over-spending money and effort in Iraq. After 9/11, US attempted to build a local government in Iraq. However, it failed. Friedman suggested that it is nearly impossible for US to shape Iraq in their own vision. US canЎ¦t simply Ў§baby-sitЎЁ Iraq by sending more troops, for an infinite time. US has to What US have paid

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    Essay Length: 631 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Effects of the Cold War

    The Effects of the Cold War

    In 1945, after World War II, there was an end to the alliance between the United States, Britain, and the USSR. If all of this hadn’t been a problem, a rivalry between communist and capitalist societies had led to what is known today as The Cold War. It has been known to this day that The Cold War not only had many causes but also had many effects. From the Arms Race to The Cuban

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The cold War The Cold War was a response to the perceived threat by the United States that Communism would interfere with national security and economic stakes in the world. It was a perceived threat by communist countries that the United States would take to the world. During the Cold War, the United States, Russia, and other countries made efforts to avoid another world war, while warring in proxy in other lands. The devastation caused

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Steve
  • Annalysis of the Cold War

    Annalysis of the Cold War

    The Cold War was the elongated tension between the Soviet Union and the United States of America. It started in the mid 40's after WWII had left Europe in shambles and Russia and the USA in superpower positions. The Cold War was a clash of these super giants in political, ideological, military, and economic values and ideas. Though military build up was great on both sides neither one ever directly fought each other. In this

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    Essay Length: 1,105 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Steve
  • Cold War: Bridging the Gap to Peace

    Cold War: Bridging the Gap to Peace

    Cold War: Bridging the Gap to Peace One might argue that the Cold War divided the world which is still present today. It also pulled countries’ ties with other countries further apart. However, these people fail to realize that the main superpowers of the Cold War are closer together than ever before. Both The United States and Russia (former U.S.S.R.) are now working together to limit the number of strategic arms further from what was

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    Essay Length: 591 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Yan
  • United States Containment Policy During the Cold War

    United States Containment Policy During the Cold War

    During the Cold War, America’s basic policy was that of “containment” of the Soviet Union. The policy of containment was based upon several principles. First, the Soviet Union wanted to spread socialism to all areas of the world. However, it was felt that the leadership of the Soviet Union felt no particular rush to accomplish their goal. “The Kremlin is under no ideological compulsion to accomplish its purposes in a hurry. Like the Church, it

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Cold War Examined

    The Cold War Examined

    The Cold War had an incredibly profound effect on the United States. It effected the country politically, economically, as well as culturally. Use High Noon as an allegory of the 1950s to examine issues of conformity, individualism, community, and political commitment in the context of Congressional investigations such as that of HUAC into the activities of the Hollywood 10. In this scenario, Marshal Will Kane represents individuals who were willing to confront the political

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Max
  • The Cold War and Truman

    The Cold War and Truman

    The end of World War II presented an opportunity for Winston Churchill to regain some of the power and influence that the Imperialistic British Empire once possessed. Churchill took advantage of the trust and respect that the American public and President Truman shared about his character. He saw Truman’s lack of political experience as an opportunity to restore British imperial authority. Winston Churchill tainted Harry Truman’s beliefs and preservations about Russia, because his personal

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Steve
  • Origins of the Cold War

    Origins of the Cold War

    The cold war began with mistrust between the Soviet Union and the western democracies as early as the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union felt it had good cause to mistrust the west. • In 1919 the former World War I allies of Britain, France and the United States joined the "White Russians" to fight off the Bolsheviks following the revolution. (For more information see The American Invasion of Russia). Although this intervention failed and the

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: July
  • Appeasment in Cold War - Social 20 Level

    Appeasment in Cold War - Social 20 Level

    World War II was an immense tragedy. Millions of people died under the foot of the Third Reich. Upon reflection of the past, World War II could have been avoided had the Allied powers refused to give into the demands of Hitler. In other words, if Prime Minister Chamberlain had not used appeasement as a policy the world could have been spared the destruction. Thus, does this mean that diplomacy and mediation are flawed and

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Avro Arrow, Canadian Aviation in the Cold War

    The Avro Arrow, Canadian Aviation in the Cold War

    The Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow was a delta-winged interceptor aircraft designed and built by A.V. Roe Aircraft Limited of Malton, Ontario, Canada. The culmination of a design study that began in 1953 and considered to be both an advanced technical and aerodynamic achievement for the Canadian aviation industry, the Arrow held the promise of Mach 2 speeds at altitudes exceeding 50,000 ft (15,000 m). It was intended to serve as the Royal Canadian Air Force's

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    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: William
  • Reagan Administration's Strategic Defense Initiative Heightened Cold War Tensions

    Reagan Administration's Strategic Defense Initiative Heightened Cold War Tensions

    a.) Explain how the Reagan Administration’s Strategic Defense Initiative heightened Cold War tensions. Soviet intelligence services went on watchful in 1981 to observe for US preparations for initiating a shocking nuclear hit against the USSR and it allies. This warning was escorted by a new Soviet intelligence collection program, known by the acronym RYAN, to observe signals and provide early warning of US target. Two years later a major war scare exploded in the USSR

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Comparison of Cold War Russia and America to a Clockwork Orange

    Comparison of Cold War Russia and America to a Clockwork Orange

    Essay 2 Through out “A Clockwork Orange,” leaders and governments have a profound affect on the characters. The government of the State lets the young adolescence run wild and rampant. Alex leads his group as a communist dictator who is later over thrown. Both Alex and the State use varied forms of propaganda to convince their followers that they are right. The State and Alex both have similarities to the United States and Russia during

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Bred
  • Origin of the Cold War

    Origin of the Cold War

    Summary: The origins of the "Cold War" lie in the Russia Communist Revolution of 1917, and the ideological struggle between democracy and communism that reach its peak post-World War II. Russia filled the power vacuum left in Europe following Germany's defeat after the war and the United States implemented the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine to counter it. The basis of the Cold War was mutual suspicion and mistrust. This essay will discuss the

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: gary2k11
  • Geography of the Cold War - What Was Containment?

    Geography of the Cold War - What Was Containment?

    The year 1945 was a time of relief for America and its people. That year was the end of World War II. Germany had lost and the time for rebuilding was near. However the peace did not last long between the U.S.S.R. and the United States. A difference in political and economic views caused a rift in the Soviet Union and United States relationship of convenience. The Soviet Union was run on a system of

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    Submitted: May 16, 2011 By: kookidd_kashe
  • The Culture of the Cold War

    The main purpose in “The Culture of the Cold War” by Stephen J. Whitfield is to explain the impact that the United States government’s anti-communistic efforts had on our culture. These efforts impacted music, literature, politics and even education. Whitfield seems to be questioning the loss of liberties that came from these anti-communistic. The most important information shared by Whitfield is that in an attempt to control and prevent the communism at home, the US

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    Submitted: November 24, 2014 By: Erica Scott
  • How the Cold War Affected United States Domestic Policy and American Society

    How the Cold War Affected United States Domestic Policy and American Society

    In the late 1940’s, American society underwent several changes. World War II was over, and most of Europe had been forced to pick up the broken pieces of what was left of itself. But despite Europe taking the brunt of the war, America also went through its fair share of struggles. Due to the expanding threat of the Soviet Union, or mainly its Communist way of life, America took a step into what is now

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    Submitted: April 24, 2017 By: sashanash130
  • Geography of the Cold War - What Was Containment?

    Geography of the Cold War - What Was Containment?

    On no the Russians are coming. We must stop them!! After World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union glared at each other. What was containment? Containment is the idea that the Soviet Union and Soviet Communism should not be allowed to spread. These three events clearly demonstrate the US's policy of Containment, the Berlin Airlift/ Blockade, Korean War, and The Cuban Missile Crisis. One example of Containment was the Berlin Airlift. From

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    Submitted: June 13, 2017 By: kitty911
  • Which of the Following Contributed More to the Escalation of Cold War Between 1956 and 1962?

    Which of the Following Contributed More to the Escalation of Cold War Between 1956 and 1962?

    1. Which of the following contributed more to the escalation of cold war between 1956 and 1962? ii) Missile race ii) The berlin wall The missile race contributed more to the escalation of the cold war because it caused competition and vulnerability between the USSR and USA. Each side raced with anxiety and concern as they did not want to fail in keeping in pace for new weaponry. It was a way of defending themselves

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    Submitted: February 7, 2018 By: tessababby12

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