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In the 1960’s there were many factors that contributed to the escalation of tension in the 60’s. One key factor was the building of the Berlin Wall. I agree with the statement that the building of the Berlin Wall was the main reason for an escalation of tension in the 1960s because of the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961. The Berlin Wall was put in place to stop migration from East to West. There was a huge refugee...
World War II was a brutal conflict involving over fifty countries and resulting in the tragic deaths of over fifty million people, making it the bloodiest and largest war in history. However, the fall of Germany and the conclusion of the Second Great War was only the gateway to a new antagonist in the history of the United States of America. The Soviet Union was a growing communist nation and its leaders decided to occupy East Berlin, while the rest...
Nearly a year ago, the collapse of the Berlin Wall marked the end of an era of socialism and communism. Our party, the East Berlin Communists, have ceased to be an influential party after the reunification of West and East Germany. Back in 1961, Premier Khrushchev was forced to seal the border between East and West Berlin with a concrete barrier to stop the damaging ‘brain drain’ of young East Germans from betraying their communist ideals and being lured by...