Arms Race:

-Started when USA dropped Nuclear Bomb

-USA and UK and France secret, Stalin wasn't involved

-1950s heavily focused on ICMB's

-Missile Defense Systems created

-Mutually Assured Destruction, MAD, established

-10,000s of Nukes in USSR and USA at height

-Only ended in 1991, with disolution of USSR

Hungarian Uprising: Thousands were killed and wounded and nearly a quarter-million Hungarians fled the country. October 1956, thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding a more democratic political system and freedom from Soviet oppression. In response, Communist Party officials appointed Imre Nagy as the new premier. Nagy tried to restore peace and asked


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