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  • The Cold War

    The 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: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the Cold War was sometimes fought on the battlefield, it involved everything from political rhetoric to sports. Overshadowing all was the threat of nuclear war.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile reaction to the Bolshevik revolution itself. At the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson had sent more than ten thousand American soldiers as part of an expeditionary allied force to overthrow the ne¬¬¬¬w Soviet regime by

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The Cold War The Cold War had a major impact on United States history and the histories of many other nations worldwide. The war was made up of many different things to include the United States and the Soviet Unions' goals, major U.S. policies, major events that evolved in Asia, and the affects the war had on American life. This war helped shape history and many of the different societies that were involved. The Cold

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    COLD WAR Cold war is a period in which there was political,economic,cultural and military competition and struggle between the United States and Soviet Union or Eastern cominist block and capitalist Western block. After the world war second, all of the people over the world had worried about the chance of war between east and west blocks.fear of nuclear weapons made people nervous, and states tried to join one of these blocks.there was no hot war

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies Tyricho Washington Axia College of University of Phoenix Niccolina Mariconi September 14, 2008 During war time, the United States and the Soviet Union (Russia) were unified together against Germany and Japan. Consequently, the United States and the Soviet Union (Russia) didn't trust each other. Even during war time there was a lack of trust. When the United States shared information with Great Britain, they kept that information from the Soviet

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War People

    Cold War People

    Bryan LeBrun Harry S. Truman was elected president in 1945. Truman made some crucial decisions in history. Soon after V-E Day, the war against Japan had reached its final stage. A plea to Japan to surrender was rejected. Truman ordered atomic bombs dropped on cities devoted to war work. They were Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese surrendered right after. In June, 1945, Truman witnessed the signing of the charter of the United Nations to preserve peace.

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 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 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Why Did the Cold War Develop from 45-47?

    Why Did the Cold War Develop from 45-47?

    No issue in twentieth-century American history has aroused more debate than the question of the origins of the Cold War. Some have claimed that Soviet duplicity and expansionism created the international tensions, while others have proposed that American provocations and imperial ambitions were at least equally to blame. Most historians agree both the United States and the Soviet Union contributed to the atmosphere of hostility and suspicions that quickly clouded the peace. At the heart

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • Events Influencing the Cold War

    Events Influencing the Cold War

    During World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union were allies. After the war the two countries emerged as the two most powerful countries in the world. Although the world war ended, it was not a clean ending. Iron-willed Stalin wanted a postwar settlement that would guarantee the Soviet Union’s security and future. He wanted parts of Poland and Finland and the Baltic states. With Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union would have a

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Cold War Summarized

    The Cold War Summarized

    The period of tension between the world’s two superpowers fallowing the Second World War is known as the Cold War. This period was full of tension and fear that the United States and the USSR would destroy each other and the world with their arsenals of atomic weapons. The seeds of this rivalry were planted nearly a quarter of a century before its actual commencement with the Revolution of 1918 in Russia. The Cold War

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Containment and the Cold War

    Containment and the Cold War

    Containment and the Cold War In February 1946, George F. Kennan, an American diplomat in Moscow, proposed a policy of containment. Containment is the blocking of another nation’s attempts to spread its influence. During the late 1940s and early 1950s the United States used this policy against the Soviets. The United States wanted to take measures to prevent any extension of communist rule to other countries. The conflicting U.S. and Soviet aims in Eastern

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: David
  • The Cold War Climate and the Domino Effect

    The Cold War Climate and the Domino Effect

    The Cold War Climate and the Domino Theory During World War II, the U.S. and the Soviet Union (Russia and its member states) - the U.S.S.R. - were allies against Germany and Japan. They won the war together. But the two countries had very different ideas on governing. The U.S. believed in the right of people to elect their leaders and live freely; the U.S.S.R. believed in limited freedom and a strong, dominant central government.

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jon
  • Reasons for the Cold War

    Reasons for the Cold War

    The Cold War With the aim of preventing East Germans from seeking asylum in the West, the East German government in 1961 began constructing a system of concrete and barbed-wire barriers between East and West Berlin. This Berlin Wall endured for nearly thirty years, a symbol not only of the division of Germany but of the larger conflict between the Communist and non-Communist worlds. The Wall ceased to be a barrier when East Germany ended

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Victor
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    12/18/2005 Cont. World Cold War The cold war is best defined as a struggle of power between the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) who were communists and the USA who were democratic. The cold war never lead to any fighting. The cold war was mainly a lack of trust, suspicion, and misunderstandings on both sides and their allies. The cold war began in 1945, after WWII, and ended in late 1989. The cold war

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Cold War/eisenhower

    Cold War/eisenhower

    With the end of World War 2 came the Cold war with many controversies even between former allies. Communist Russia forced control over their section that was gained in the Potsdam conference. They set up many barriers around their portion of East Berlin and eventually around East Germany. America had dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and a new technology been revealed as a massive, deadly weapon that could wipe out thousands instantly, it was

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Top
  • The Impact of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan on the Cold War

    The Impact of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan on the Cold War

    I believe to partial extent that the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan caused the Cold War. Both documents made interference in Europe and other countries. The US wanted to support them financially and economically. They also believed in giving them choices, even though they may not have been the best. The real blame should have been partially on the Soviet Union. The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall plan had very little impact on the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Cold War Politics

    Cold War Politics

    This article examines the post Cold War political landscape in America, and explains the various points of view of the government and public attitude. As experienced after other shocking events such as the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Vietnam war, political ideology becomes divided between internationalists, who believe in multilateral cooperation and effective international organizations and isolationists who are against international involvement, thus “at the water’s edge.” The interesting aspect of this study

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    In 1949 the cold war spread from Europe to Asia, affecting everyone in its path. China, Japan, and Vietnam were three countries affected by the Cold War. Out of these three countries China was the countries that was affected the most. The reason why China was affected the most is because its government, economy, and society were all affected by the Cold War. Chinas government was effected because it changed from a Nationalist government, that

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Steve
  • Journal of Jfk Assassination

    Journal of Jfk Assassination

    November 22, 1963 The cheers and cries of the crowd were roaring and still escalating as he approached. The 1961 Lincoln Continental peered over the corner. The flap of hands in the air blocked the lens momentarily. Two security motorcycles made the turn on Elm Street and I felt excitement circulate my entire body as I knew any second the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, would appear. My legs trembled as

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Anna
  • Cold War: Causes & Effects

    Cold War: Causes & Effects

    What were the causes of the Cold War, and the most disappointing development of the post-war era? There were many complex causes of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. The US and the USSR always had their differences, especially when it came to the role of the government and economic structure. In reality, the only reason why they were on the same side in the Second World War was not

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Medical Analysis of the Jfk Assassination

    Medical Analysis of the Jfk Assassination

    Dr. Charles Crenshaw's book Conspiracy of Silence caused a minor sensation when it was released in 1992, even attracting the attention of the New York Times. Coauthored by Jens Hansen and Gary Shaw, it told several conspiratorial stories about the assassination, and especially about the role of Dr. Crenshaw, then a resident physician at Parkland Hospital, in the care of John Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald. It has since been reprinted as Trauma Room One.

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Rise of the Cold War 1945-1953

    The Rise of the Cold War 1945-1953

    The Monroe Doctrine has been described as a "hands off" warning to Europe. How did the U.S interpret the doctrine in practice? On December second, 1823, President Monroe declared to the public his concerns on domestic and foreign affairs in his annual speech. In his words one could find ideas that did not matter only the U.S, but it interested Europe and the Americas as a whole. Such concerns would turn out to be a

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas

    The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas

    The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas For nearly fifty years, the world lived in fear as two super-power nations quietly battled for power, respect and popularity of their respective political views. The Cold War arose out of the ashes of the failed alliance between the United States and the Soviet Union in World War II. Many different factors could be linked to the actual cause of the Cold War, however many agree

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Cold War

    The 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: December 5, 2009 By: Tasha

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