Berlin Wall

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When did the Berlin crisis occur?
1958-62
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While West Germany were having an 'economic miracle' how was the east surviving?
It was plummiting
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There was a growing number of people doing what from East Germany/Berlin?
Going over the Iron Curtain to the west
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Khrushchev asked the west for an ultimatum regarding Berlin, what was it?
Withdraw all occupying forces
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The west however rejected this, why?
Because propaganda gave them the upper hand by deferring from the east
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When Eisenhower finished being President what did Khrushchev do and to whom?
Reissue the ultimatum, Kennedy
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When it was clear Kennedy wasn't giving in, Khrushchev gave permission to east germany for what?
To build the wall
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Khruschev used the German D______ R______ as a bargaining tool but it's unclear whether he would've given up his half to what Germany?
Democratic Republic, unite
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What was the name the west gave the wall?
Wall of Shame
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What did the east call the wall?
Anti-facist protective barrier
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It gave physical meaning to the term..?
Iron Curtain
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How many metres high was the wall?
3
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How many people risked their lives to go over the wall - how many of these people died?
5000, 191
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While West Germany were having an 'economic miracle' how was the east surviving?

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Khrushchev asked the west for an ultimatum regarding Berlin, what was it?

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The west however rejected this, why?

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