The event of Cold War was shocking and controversial event which is still being discussed today. It is necessary to examine the many reasons why it started and how. While the ÃÂwhyÃÂ of what happened is still being argued, the ÃÂwhatÃÂ is fairly clear. The beginning of the Cold War was a basis of deep ideological differences as well as a series of misunderstandings or actions taken during WWII. The two immense powers ÃÂ USA and the USSR were showing some extreme behavior against each other. The conflict of Communism vs. Capitalism soon became grew importance.
The beginning of the Cold War is not easy to set up. Although Winston ChurchillÃÂs Iron Curtain Speech in 1946 may seem like the start of the war but it is considered not to be one. Even though being a hero of World War II, Winston Churchill, as the ex-Prime Minister of England, held no official political stand anymore.
His speech was a great response to RussiaÃÂs actions of gathering satellite nations to defend itself from Western aggression. The speechÃÂs most known quote which summarizes the whole speech was, ÃÂFrom Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern EuropeÃÂ. Unfortunately it could only be taken as a oneÃÂs opinion rather than a nationÃÂs viewpoint, yet he was the first person to stop pretending to be friends with Russia.
The Truman Doctrine of 1947 is believed to be the start of the Cold War. It stated that America would help any non-communist nation to resist communist force. It was simply a promise and was not in any case responsible of dividing Europe into two. Where the Truman Doctrine was the...