Essays Tagged: "USSR"

How could the Holocaust have beet prevented

uld very well have been prevented. There were many powerful nations, such as the United Stated, the USSR, and Britain, whose leaders and militaries could have stepped in and helped the Jewish people w ...

(9 pages) 338 4 3.8 Jan/1996

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

Red Scare. The communis hysteria in the US during the 1950s.

ng goodies with tiny geography lessons. One lesson, under the hammer-and-sickle Soviet flag, read: 'USSR Population 211,000,000. Capitol Moscow. Largest country in the world.' 'This is a terrible thin ... e red scare.The early 1950's was a time of emotional stress for much of the United States. With the USSR and the USA emerging from the second World War as major world powers, neither wished to give up ...

(7 pages) 167 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Famous People of World War II, Axis Forces, Isoroku Yamamoto, Tojo Hideki, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini

ight of almost the entire world, and, but for a supreme combined effort on the part of America, the USSR, and Britain, almost won. During the war, the Axis Powers were totalitarian states, controlled ... because of his desperate need for natural resources and disdain for communism, Hitler attacked the USSR, violating the non-aggression pact. Though successful at first, Hitler was stopped cold by a fi ...

(9 pages) 88 0 3.5 Apr/1997

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

Guilty or innocent? The story of Ethyl and Julius Rosenberg all about j & e Rosenberg

rial murderer in America. Communist North Korea and China had recently invaded South Korea, and the USSR had recently discovered the secret to atomic weapons. When Russia detonated its first atom bomb ... w, scholars have come to a general agreement. The Rosenbergs probably had some involvement with the USSR. Julius more than Ethyl, however. However, it is believed that their punishment did not fit the ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jun/2002

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

This essay describes the aftermath of the Cold War and competition that uprose between the USSR and the US, especially in the areas of the arms race, technology, and the space programs

wo major superpowers though, that were still on their feet. These two superpowers, the U.S. and the USSR, were in a major space, technology, and arms race. With the launching of Sputnik, a Russian spy ... a two-year-old. Each was jealous of what the other was doing or what the other had.The U.S. and the USSR were previously allies. This makes someone wonder what caused them to break up their friendship ...

(4 pages) 309 3 4.8 Jun/2002

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

Russian Reform and Economics: The Last Quarter of the 20th Century

of errors with tense changes, not enough sources (needed 9)OutlineThesis: As the reformation of the USSR was becoming a reality, Russia's economy wascrumbling beneath it. Russia began its economic cha ... es needed to be changed alongwith the way that most businesses in Russia operated.I. Reformation of USSRA. The change from communism to democracy.B. The change in government has had a great effect on ...

(7 pages) 210 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

US - Russian relations after the cold war

- well researched essay, very thoughtfulShkolnikov 1US and Russia relations after the defeat of the USSR:The end of Cold War brought new challenges to Russian life, economy and politics. Actually, the ... ans were concerned about is nuclear potential of Russia. During the leadership of the communism the USSR produced huge number of nuclear weapons and power stations. 'US spends approximately $530 milli ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The doomed empire - USSR (Soviet Union)

us speculations on who actually started the war. It can be argued both ways thatboth the US and the USSR acted offensively towards each other. But the only real fact isthat "one represented an open de ...

(4 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

The Current State Of Russia and It's Neighbouring Republics

N/A N/AIn August of 1991, the collapse of the communist system in the USSR and it's neighboring republics occurred. Out of the smoke emerged fifteen new republics and a u ...

(10 pages) 164 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Political Allegory In The Book Animal Farm

arm'. The political allegory in the story is mocking the Revolution that changed 'Russia' into the 'USSR'. This was the workings of Karl Marx. Marx was known for being politically inspired by one idea ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Was perestroika doomed from the outset?

tive, in whichthe fundamental pillars of its being were glasnost and democratisation, two things theUSSR had relatively no experience of. The newly introduced lack of censorship throughglasnost was a ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

China: you said "economic miracle"?

market socialism was validated by the party. This long transition is remarkable -as opposed to the USSR- for it was economic oriented only. The Marxist infrastructure was indeed kept safe, with a uni ...

(3 pages) 147 2 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

The most serious Cold War confrontation between the United States and the USSR that took place in the Third World, occurred in 1962. In the summer of that year, the U.S. gove ... isis was major confrontation between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) that occurred in 1962 over the issue of Soviet-supplied missile installations in Cuba. It was ... tandoff of several days as the United States imposed a naval blockade of Cuba and demanded that the USSR remove the missiles.The crisis was the height of growing tension between the United States and ...

(5 pages) 185 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Was the United States Responsible for the Development of the Cold War"

munism throughout Europe. The Soviet Union wanted to produce a world dominated by communism and the USSR. America felt aggressions towards the Soviet for this. These events led to the development of t ... urtain". It divided Europe into communist and non-communist areas. The "Iron Curtain" protected the USSR from immediate attack.At the end of the Second World War, the USSR, USA, UK and France divided ...

(2 pages) 132 3 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is just a general essay on Vladimir Lenin, his life before and after communism.

esided over the first government of Soviet Russia and then the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). He was born in 1870, and died in 1924. Lenin was the leader of the socialist Bolshevik Party ... volution, Lenin headed the new Soviet government that formed in Russia. He became the leader of the USSR when it was founded in 1922. Lenin held the highest post in the Soviet government until he died ...

(14 pages) 93 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Explains the United States' and the USSR's political and economic concerns at the end of World War II

The United States and USSR's political concerns couldn't have been more different. Before the war America was going throug ... had decimated his military leadership and was psychologically near collapse. At the end of the war USSR's primary concern was to break America's monopoly on the bomb. Stalin felt that Russia wasn't a ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Joseph Stalin's positive influence on the USSR.

any reforms to benefit Russia then called the and make it more modern. When Lenin died in 1924, the USSR was still marginally unindustrialized and not close to its European counter-parts. This is when ... le and controlling dictator, but even through his dramatic experiences in life was able to make the USSR a modern and powerful communist country.Joseph Stalin was a needed aspect in the USSR to make i ...

(9 pages) 117 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Can Russia Form a Stable Democracy?

The breakup of the USSR on December 25th, 1991 changed the world forever. It ended the Cold War, a isolation of two typ ...

(14 pages) 151 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why Stalin's methods of ruling were unnecessary.

lin gained power in 1927, a black cloud of terror fell upon the Soviet people, and the whole of the USSR was thrown into darkness. Stalin's reign of terror was a very disturbing and unhappy time, and ... ate, Stalin. There was only one candidate, because there was only one political party in all of the USSR, the communist party. The spread of information to other countries was prevented, and it also p ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Outline of the Euro and its effect on Germany (outline only).

and the division on Germany, the western powers introduced the Deutsche Mark in to West Germany*The USSR did a similar thing in East Germany*When the two united they used the Western Deutsche Mark, be ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays