Essays Tagged: "Berlin Wall"

JOURNALISTIC PERSUASION An essay on journalism

with all ideals, however, this ideal is difficult to attain. Take the example of the sentence, "The Berlin Wall fell in 1989." This sentence appears to be fairly objective; the fact as stated cannot e ... n be verified by a great many sources. However, the sentence may be stated in a different way: "The Berlin Wall collapsed in 1989." What these two sentences say is basically the same, but the feelings ...

(8 pages) 163 2 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The 1960's

der the shadow of the cold war with the Soviet Union, which was aggravated by the u-2 incident, the Berlin wall, and the Cuban missile crisis, along with the space race with the U.S.S.R. The decade en ...

(8 pages) 231 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about the causes and consequences of German reunification. The fall of the Berlin wall.

ermany began tearing down the most significant testament to imposed division of the modern age: the Berlin Wall. The wall was a mechanism of soviet control erected by the GDR to both confirm communist ... tical or social upheaval. It was probably this historical fact, and also the events of 1953 in East Berlin, that prevented East Germans from taking a more proactive stance in trying to 'liberate' East ...

(6 pages) 229 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Was the grandmother at fault for the families demise in a "good man is hard to find".

andmother can either be the glue that holds the family together with her wisdom and patience or the Berlin wall that keeps the family apart. In "a good man is hard to find", the grandmother leads the ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review notes for G.H 4.

and the (Warsaw Pact) were created further tensions in Europe.4.In 1961, the Soviet Union built the Berlin Wall which made sure that Germany was divided into 2 halves5.The U.S and the U.S.S.R were inv ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Description of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin WallBackgroundThe Berlin wall was built in 1961 because there were so many people who tried t ... ll was built in 1961 because there were so many people who tried to immigrate into the West side of Berlin and enter a better life then they had in the East side.In the early morning of 8-13-1961 the ... side.In the early morning of 8-13-1961 the DDR began to blockade the streets between East and West Berlin with a incite wire fence (= Stacheldrahtzaun) Tanks arrived at concentration points and they ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Change Is Inevitable!

have changed in the past ten, twenty, or thirty years. Whether you look at world events such as the Berlin Wall falling, or at your own life, change always brings good. Even at times when it seems lik ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describe Ronald Reagan's impact on the end of the cold war

Gorbachev, tear down this wall." With that epic statement Ronald Reagan forcefully ordered that the Berlin wall be torn down. The destruction of the wall was symbolic of the elimination of the Soviet ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall/Bennett 01-25-05Throughou ... on out there not only about our country but about the rest of the world also. After researching the Berlin Wall, I was quite interested, and did not realize what I was missing out on about the past hi ... issing out on about the past history of our world. I am going to share all that I learned about the Berlin Wall, and how it made a difference in our past and future times. The Berlin Wall was b ...

(3 pages) 42 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why was the relationship between western and eastern Europe so hostile between 1946 and 1961?

context of the Cold War. Three major events will be discussed: Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech, the Berlin Blockade, and the Berlin Wall.Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech in 1946, calling for an allianc ... over. Western Europe prospered and the eastern nations remained poor. This was the most apparent in Berlin - Western Berlin became prosperous and the East had relatively low living standards. Faced wi ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Opening of the Berlin Wall.

9, 1989This day will be remembered as one of the great days in the German history. On that day, the Berlin Wall, which for twenty-eight years had been the symbol of German division, was unexpectedly o ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Khrushchev's drive for peace between 1953 - 1960.

Asia and the establishment of the Warsaw Pact, the propaganda war and the tension manifested in the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis made his 'peaceful' incentives altogether questionable and ... "either peaceful co-exsistence or the most destructive war in history." Consequently, riots in East Berlin broke out immediately after Stalin's death, and Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia all prote ...

(5 pages) 30 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Children are being robbed.

Children are being robbed of one of their most precious gifts: their imagination. As the Berlin Wall gives way to the Berlin Mall, this phenomenon will become increasingly global. This thef ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Advantages of Communism in Eastern Europe

all of which had been kept at bay during the Communist party's rule over Easter Europe. Just as the Berlin Wall crumbled to the ground so did the hopes and dreams of the newly freed citizens of post c ...

(4 pages) 30 1 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reagan's Impact on the Dissolution of the Soviet Union; deals with reagan's presidency and its effect on the soviet union, but also on the U.S. 1-2 pages in length.

orbachev, tear down this wall." With that epic statement, Ronald Reagan forcefully ordered that the Berlin wall be torn down. The destruction of the wall was symbolic of the elimination of the Soviet ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

How did the Berlin Crisis of 1958-61 affect and change the Cold War?

"Berlin is the testicles of the West...every time I want to make the West scream I squeeze on Berlin" ... eeze on Berlin". This philosophy, professed by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, was the root of the Berlin Crisis that mainly occurred from the years 1958-1961, as the superpowers USSR and US argued o ... mainly occurred from the years 1958-1961, as the superpowers USSR and US argued over the status of Berlin. At this time, Germany was still under four-power occupation; however it was split up into th ...

(10 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

A Wall Is Better Than A War

A Wall is Better Than a War Early in the morning of Sunday, August 13, 1961 the Soviets erected the Berlin Wall, effectively partitioning the city of Berlin and completing their own isolation from the ... he non-communist world. The Wall stopped the mass exodus of people fleeing the Soviet East for West Berlin and the freedom of Capitalism. The Soviet's move was sudden and absolutely without warning. T ...

(7 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

A History Lesson

ly in the Wind; That Flag that protects us all, WE PROVED WE WOULD NOT BEND.And who knows about the Berlin Wall; and why it finally fell.I think History will bear me out, it was because we fought so w ...

(1 pages) 311 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall I think we've all wondered sometime, when the whole caboodle started with the Be ... tchdogs, watch towers and bunkers. At least 100 people were killed trying to escape over the Berlin Wall. Finally, the fall of the wall came to be. Gunter Schabowki, leader of East Berli ... that I'm a pretty lucky person and I shouldn't take so much for granted. http://www.berlinwall.itgo.com/divisions.htm

(2 pages) 578 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Journal Of The Sessions:

ble impairment throughout his life. He spoke highly of Ex-Representative Dan Coates who visited the Berlin Wall in the 1960's before it was destroyed. He spoke of the Declaration of Independence and t ...

(7 pages) 307 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers