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ORIGINS
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C OLD WAR
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WW2
1. What did the two opposing ideologies stand for?
Capitalism "rugged individualism", self help, Communism "from each
according to his means to each according to his needs"
2. Where did…

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19. What had West Germany generally always been?
"Industrial heartland of continental Europe"
20. What was NATO, set up in 1949?
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, a peacetime military alliance of
non-communist countries, agreeing to defend each other in case…

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UN and USA did nothing to help Hungarians despite appeal (containment)
Berlin ~ Berlin Wall 1961
37. How many people fled from East to West Germany 1949-60?
3 million
38. Why they so valuable to the SU?
Often young,…

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2nd Cold war ~ 1979 ­ Gorbachev
54. When were US troops in Vietnam?
1965-1973
55. What year did the SU invade Afghanistan and why?
1979, to support the communist government
56. Which Olympics did USA boycott and why?…

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70. What meeting took place in December 1987 and why was it such a
breakthrough?
INF, Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty, because they agreed to be able to
inspect each others weapons and eliminated certain nuclear missiles
71. What did…

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