Essays Tagged: "soviets"

The Korean War

cted a national desire to forget the events of the war as quickly as possible.Both the U.S. and the Soviets realized Korea was a strategic country; it was important to occupy because it lay in-between ... y and governmental ties. The United States wanted Korea to be held under democratic rule, while the Soviets wanted communist rule. They took these conflicting views to the United Nations (UN), which h ...

(8 pages) 295 4 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Containment Policy. Speaks of George Kennan

able challenge posed by Soviet Communists (Kennan, 582). Because of their ideology and history, the Soviets were held to be dangerous and thus their expansion must be countered by the West. To deal wi ... ns that sought to repeal human greed and to replace the price system with managed arrangements, the Soviets eventually invented an economic and social system that stifled initiative and enshrined inef ...

(6 pages) 158 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

"My Favorite Martian" This is a research paper about Mars and possible manned flights to the planet. It includes five references.

g a trip to Mars became less of a stretch of the imagination after landing of man on the moon. The Soviets have wanted to go to Mars since the 1960s after it was clear that they lost the race to the ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

An Argument For Marxist Socialism In Canada. Provides a Brief, but fairly in depth arguement FOR Canada's conversion to a marxist government.

ng Marx's theory we could end the seemingly permanent slump our dollar has been in. As shown by the Soviets for many years by using their work force as their form of capital they were able to control ...

(2 pages) 104 2 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A research paper on The Cuban Missile Crisis..Not an Essay! WN

Third World, occurred in 1962. In the summer of that year, the U.S. government discovered that the Soviets were in the process of deploying nuclear missiles in Communist Cuba. In October, the United ... SSR was channeling weapons to Cuba. In September, U.S. president John Fitzgerald Kennedy warned the Soviets that "-the gravest issues would arise-" should they place offensive weapons (a phrase widely ...

(5 pages) 185 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stalin's rise to power as a result of Lenin's fall.

dictatorship of the Communist party, which controlled the hierarchy of local, regional, and central soviets. He retained the post of chairman of the Council of People's Commissars and was a member of ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

COLD WAR (explained).

or the upstart Bolshevik government by the west led to misperceptions concerning the actions of the Soviets. Russia's unsatisfactory involvement in World War I and their abrupt departure from the war ... l economics, politics, and social concerns (Harris). With the direction of the Bolshevik party, the Soviets were beginning to form a cohesive political machine that was to shape a new communist Russia ...

(15 pages) 155 0 4.5 Apr/2003

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

Assess the importance of the CPSU's internal policies in the defeat of Germany in the Great Patriotic War (WW1).

t their internal policies to defeat the Germans. It is argued that these internal were vital in the Soviets victory against Germany. Commencing in 1938, the third of the CPSU's five-year plans encoura ... ndustrialisation, modernisation and nationalism, all of which were to play an important part in the Soviets victory over Germany. On the other hand it can be argued that there were other, more signifi ...

(7 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Cold war.

ountry who had been anally in the war, was now taking part in efforts to contain the Stalin and the Soviets from spreading communism to the rest of Europe and Asia. The Soviets had built an Iron Curta ... id to Greece and Turkey in order to prevent the spread of communism. On the other side of Asia, the Soviets were supporting the communist effort in Korea. This eventually led to Americas involvement a ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.4 May/2003

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

February Revolution in Russia of 1917.

e Soviet. Respected army commanders persuaded the Tsar to abdicate, and members of the old duma and soviets formed the Dual Authority, ending the Tsar Dynasty. It could be argued this was a collapse f ...

(7 pages) 59 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why were the Bolsheviks successful in Russia, October 1917?

a strong revolutionary mood among the working class. The Provisional Government was opposed by the soviets, or councils of workers and peasants, who wanted the right to make their own decisions. A re ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Seven Days in May Analysis.

greements made by the United States to the Soviet Union, the lack of trust the Americans had in the Soviets, and the moves made by the United States to protect the country.In the film, the president a ... the one creating a problem.Pp. 777-778During the movie, the President signed an agreement with the Soviets to disarm their navy completely, despite what his Generals advised him to do. He began to pu ...

(3 pages) 25 0 2.2 Jun/2003

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

The Berlin Airlift.

all rail, water, and highway routes through the Soviet zone to the Western sectors of Berlin". The Soviets hoped the blockade would drive Western troops out of Berlin.The Western StrategyGen. Lucius ...

(5 pages) 81 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Real cause of world war two.

rmany. But when Russia moved into eastern Poland, there was no war declaration by either nation.The Soviets caused one of the tragic events of history after they occupied their portion of Poland. They ...

(5 pages) 75 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (1870-1924).

One of the leaders of the Bolshevik party since its formation in 1903. Led the Soviets to power in October, 1917. Elected to the head of the Soviet government until 1922, when he ...

(2 pages) 58 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

NATO And Cold War.

Soviet Threat has dispersed an organization that was set up with the sole purpose of defeating the Soviets, is still persisting. NATO was formed on the 4th of April 1949 with an alliance of twelve in ...

(4 pages) 97 1 3.5 Nov/2003

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

Why did the United States adopt a policy of containment?

'This would lead to the inevitable break up of the Soviet Union. Since the defeat of the Nazi's the Soviets because of their communist ideology and history were considered to be the largest threat to ...

(7 pages) 230 1 4.2 Dec/2003

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

The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall.

rmany was divided into four sectors. The Americans, British, and French controlled the west and the Soviets controlled the East. It was parliamentary democracy vs. communism. America, Britain, and Fra ... mic policies" (see Civilization in the West, 945). What proceeded was the blockade of Berlin by the Soviets. Western allies responded by airlifting food to West Berlin for almost a year. Russian force ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Paper about the apollo missions.

and it changed the world forever. It was not only a quest for knowledgebut also a race against the soviets. America had never faced a challenge quite as difficult as thisone.As World War II ended, re ... his marked the beginning of what would be called the ColdWar. Several advancements were made by the Soviets in space exploration resulting in thesuccessful launching of the worlds first man made satel ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"As long as Stalin was running the Soviet Union a Cold war was unavoidable." (J.L Gaddis, We Now Know). Discuss this interpretation of the origins and character of the Cold War.

r freedoms and to reduce them to a lower than low populace, with no power over their own lives. The Soviets believed that the capitalist west was exploiting its populace; the only way for all peoples ... ly suspicious with regards to the USA, who believed (particularly after the previous attempt by the Soviets to gain Britains' agreement to the USSRs' 1941 boarders), that the Soviets were attempting a ...

(8 pages) 192 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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