← The Berlin Wall Test
2 Written Questions
2 Multiple Choice Questions
- In reality, Krushchev wanted to prevent all the highly skilled and educated from working in West Berlin. East Berlin was still suffering badly, whereas West Berlin was recovering well. Between 1945-60 it is thought that 3 million people crossed from East to West Berlin.
- Apart from the Berlin Blockade, those living in Berlin could travel freely, live in the East and work in the West and vice versa. However, Krushchev proclaimed that Berlin was being used by the West as a base for spying and sabotage.
1 True/False Question
The Concrete Wall → By 17th August, the barbed-wire fence was replaced with a concrete wall, split only by well guarded checkpoints. From 1961 to 1989 nearly 90 people died trying to cross the border. The wall became of symbol of the division between Capitalism and Communism.