Cold War

A Veterans Day

A Veterans Day At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, guns in Europe and across the world fell silent. That day, which came to be commemorated as Armistice Day and later Veterans Day, has been described as the greatest day in history. That appellation is not far off …

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Gender Roles During Wars

Gender Roles during Wars A role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their gender which is determined by the prevailing cultural norms is called a gender role. Both men and women have been told how to behave, dress, and how to present oneself to the public. An example of gender roles in …

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About Vietnam War

About Vietnam War The frustration of Nixon was clearly building with the failure despite all sorts of efforts. A futile invasion of Cambodia, continued but ineffective Vietnamization policy, no cooperation from PRC, and an attempt to cripple the North into negotiations through bombing; nothing seemed to be working. This incapability to find a solution further …

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US Turning Points

US Turning Points The United States of America has a rich political, economic and diplomatic history between 1914 and 1991. During this era, the country undertook many turning points in its internal and external policies that influenced its foreign relations with other nations. In this period, the nation faced many turning points in its history …

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What New World Order

What New World Order Joseph S. Nye^ Jr. WHAT NEW WORLD ORDER? he 1991 Persian Gulf War was, according to President Bush, about “more than one small country; it is a big idea; a ^ h new world order,” with “new ways of working with other nations . . . peaceful settlement of disputes, solidarity …

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The Cost of The Vietnam War

The Cost of the Vietnam War The United States Military took part in the Vietnam War, which started in 1957 and ended in 1975. At that time of war Vietnam was divided into North Vietnam (Communist system) and South Vietnam (non communist). North Vietnam didn’t want the U.S. to support South Vietnam. South Vietnam took …

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To what extent was the Cold War inevitable after the end of World War 2?

To what Extent was the Cold War Inevitable after the End of World War 2? Unless you believe in predeterminism, nothing is inevitable in history. However, some things have a higher probability of happening than others, and this is what this study addresses. It looks at possibilities other than the outcome which occurred and explores …

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A Phenomenon Of The Cold War

A Phenomenon of the Cold War The Cold War Events with the tribulations of Nazi Germany coming to an end, Adolf Hitler’s suicide, and the definitive surrender of the Germans, it seemed that anticipation of an optimistic future was within reach, however, a new threat loomed not so shortly after with the Soviet Union establishing …

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Case Study: The Cold War

Case Study: the Cold War Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 The Cold War Antics 1.2 Conclusion Introduction The Cold War is a perfect example of the quest for dominance between the United States of America and the Soviet Union present day Russia. As alluded to by George Orwell, a British Author, living under the prospect of …

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A Ghost Of Post-Cold War Era

A Ghost of Post-Cold War Era In the early 1990s, the condition of the world was more desirable than ever. The Cold War concluded and the forces of liberal democracy and free market capitalism had prevailed over communism. Intellectuals did not hesitate to bourgeon visions of optimistic forecasts about the future, such as Francis Fukuyama’s …

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Inevitable Cold War

Inevitable Cold War Let’s parse this and break down some of the reasons that the Cold War “broke out.” First of all, at the end of the Second World War the Soviets were the dominant land force in Europe, but this force had some severe limitations. First of all, their logistical machinery was largely supplied …

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Cold War and Its Aftermath

Cold War and its Aftermath As we are all connected to history in one-way shape or form it is important to realize how history is moving us in certain directions. The era of the cold war and just after that played a major role in directing events in the USA. This included technology advancements, human …

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The Cold War Battle

The Cold War Battle The battle of the Cold War was the first time in U.S. history in which military technology had developed to a point that mutual annihilation was ensured. The presence of two global superpowers, each diametrically opposed to the other on the basis of political belief meant that there had to be …

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The Cold War: A Competition Between Two Countries

The Cold War: a Competition between Two Countries The United States sought to defeat the communist ideology of the Soviet Union on multiple fronts during the Cold War. Through indirect military interventions, cultural triumphs, and competitions occurring at the national level the two nations would oppose one another. These sorts of competitions proved incredibly effective …

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Jazz In The Cold War

Jazz in the Cold War In 1945, the United States emerged from World War 2 as a global power, contemporaneously with forty countries liberating themselves of colonialism. It was the intention of the United States for these newly developing nations to side with the West and Capitalist ideals, not the Soviet Union and its Communism.“In …

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Star Wars: A New Peace

Star Wars: a New Peace Throughout the 1900’s, communism took the world by storm as it spread through Europe and Asia. Karl Marx wrote about the widespread ideology in his greatest work of writing, The Communist Manifesto(1848), and declared that all property in society should be equally owned, and payment would be dealt according to …

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Film and Communism

Film and Communism The Cold War, a period mostly remembered for the constant threat of an arms race, nuclear inhalation, hysteria, quasi-wars, diplomatic stalemates, and the seemingly never ending fear of communism. Spanning nearly half of the twentieth century, 1946 to 1991, the Cold War has changed the way of life for everyone. Starting from …

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Consequences of the Korean War

Consequences of the Korean War The Cold War was about how North Korea’s leader Kim Il Sung desired to have communist while the South Korean’s were against it. This horrific atrocity happened to take place in Korea on June 25th 1950. While the war had begun North Korea received plentiful help from China’s leader Mao …

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Brutal The American Civil War

Brutal the American Civil War Historically war has proven to be an excellent facilitator in the spread of disease. War takes advantage of the crowded unsanitary conditions wounded soldiers are placed in. The movement of sick troops from one base to another spreads any infectious diseases from person to person often unexpectedly. The American Civil …

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