Who won the Cold War?

The Cold War Who wON The Cold War? Introduction/Thesis “The Cold War began with the fall of Europe. It can only end when Europe is whole.” (Bush, 2009). The year was 1947. World War II had brought upon the fall of Europe through its economic loss and massive casualties. However, another war had just begun. … Read more

Who was to blame for the Cold War?

Traditionally, there is a view that lays the blame of the Cold War on the shoulders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the unforgiving demands of communism, such as the occupation of Eastern Europe by the Soviet Union after the Second World War, which Roosevelt was hesitant in permitting.  However, this view … Read more

The Cold War (draft)

The cold war was a decades-long conflict between the East Bloc (lead by the Soviet Union) and the West Bloc (lead by the USA). While the exact date the conflicts began is unclear, most historians agree that mid to late 1945 marked the start of the deterioration between the USA and the Soviet Union. In … Read more

Does the US States government behave differently now than it did during the Cold War?

On September 2, 1945, following the official surrender of the Japanese government, the Second World War ended. In the aftermath of the brutal conflict, with much of Europe and Asia in ruins, America and the Soviet Union emerged as the world’s two superpowers. With opposing economic philosophies, yet similar ambitions for global influence, these two … Read more

To what extent is the Cold War a significant turning point in US history?

After World War II, the United States and Soviet Union had a very tense relationship. They both had land claimed in Europe, and the conflicting ideology between capitalism and communism strained tensions between the two superpowers. The US wanted territory and influence over the land in Europe to expand their trade routes, and since they … Read more

The Cold War – a monumental staple within the history of international relations

A momentous staple in the history of international relations is the Cold War. The animosity within this international dissonance elucidates bipolarity at the highest global level between the two contending poles: The United States and the Soviet Union. Upon the culmination of world war 2, the international community witnessed these two global hegemons possess contrasting … Read more

Who was to blame for the Cold War?

Traditionally, there is a view that lays the blame of the Cold War on the shoulders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the unforgiving demands of communism, such as the occupation of Eastern Europe by the Soviet Union after the Second World War, which Roosevelt was hesitant in permitting.  However, this view … Read more

Ronald Reagan and The End of The Cold War

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” A quote from Ronald Reagan that has been proven throughout every decade of history and can be proved in every situation to this day. Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States was known as a kind and courageous leader. Ronald Reagan proved he was … Read more

How the Korean & Vietnam War & McCarthy’s trials contributed to the Cold War

Question 1 During the Vietnam War, the U.S deeply involved itself in the 1960s because it desired to ensure that the developing countries are modernized as democratic and capitalist. This involvement started with the social and economic support from the South of Vietnam. However, throughout the leadership of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and John F. Kennedy, … Read more