The end of the Cold war and contemporary America

The end of the Cold war


The Cold war ended in 1991

It brought down the Berlin wall and shredded the Iron Curtain

15  countries gained independence

The tearing down of the Berlin wall


The Berlin wall was built in1961

Split East and West Germany

Tore down in 1989

Soviet Union during the Cold war

Soviet Union after the Cold war

Contemporary America

Cold war had decades long impact on America's domestic and foreign policy

Cultural battle


Had most impact on everyday American civilian lives

National security agencies encouraged Hollywood to produce anticommunist movies as a propaganda tool

Communists in America


Due to the movies being made, there was suspicion of communists in Hollywood

Political battles


Political battles between America and the Soviet Union was not limited to Europe

America adopted the containment policy

Economics between America and the Soviet Union


Economically different as we were politically different

America promoted free market capitalism while the Soviet Union promoted communism 

The Cold war was influential

The Cold war a big influence on almost all aspects of America

Positive and negative repercussions

Sources

http://www.ushistory.org/


http://www.bbc.com/


https://tradshad.wordpress.com/


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