The Cold War overview

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What was the Cold War? 
A war without any physical violence. After World War II, two superpowers emerged which were America and Russia. It was started by many disagreements between the two countries starting with the Truman doctrine from America. The Cold War started in 1945 and lasted for the next 40 years. 

Main features of a Cold War:
Spying, propoganda, arms race, space race, loans and aid.

What is a superpower? 
A country who is considerably stronger both economically and militarily. 

Communism and Capitalism
Russia is a communist state


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