The Berlin Wall

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  • The Berlin Wall
    • Why did it happen?
      • East Berliners were escaping into the west were there we an economic mood.
        • Khrushchev wanted this to stop. East Berlin was becoming empty (200,000 in 1960)
      • Khrushchev
        • "Berlin is the testicles of the west, when I want to make the west scream- I squeeze on Berlin"
    • Reaction?
      • East Berliners took the chance of going over but were shot. Fire arms stood read to shoot at any time.
      • Kennedy visitied Berlin to show the world just how cruel communism was and how it neglected freedom.
    • Ich bin ein Berliner
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