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European History--Part 3
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What are the 2 terms used to describe the dividing lines / walls between communism and capitalism in Europe?
Iron Curtain and Berlin Wall
What was the main disagreement between the Soviet Union and USA during the Cold War?
Communism vs. Capitalism
Which country had influence over the Eastern Bloc?
Which country had influence over the Western Bloc?
Why was the Berlin Wall built?
To keep citizens in communist East Berlin from escaping to Capitalist West Berlin
What is required to be considered a "Superpower"?
Influence over world events/ large population/ strong military with nuclear weapons
Why was the fall of the Berlin Wall important?
Marked the end of the cold war
Which country backed the Warsaw Pact?
Soviet Union (USSR)
Which country backed NATO?
What was the justification of the Allied Countries for dividing Germany after WW2?
They wanted to keep Nazis (or similar parties) from rising to power again
Germany's capital Berlin was completely surrounded by Communism? True or False?
Why was the reunification of Germany important?
*The fall of the Berlin Wall
* End of Communism in Germany
* Free Travel & trade between East & West Germany
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