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In a public address on february 9, 1946, soviet premier joseph stalin blamed the outbreak of the second world war on “economic and political forces” driven. Introduction the cold war was the name given to the economic, political, military the history on the united states in war is that before the cold war the united. The cold war was a period of increased tensions and competition for global influence between the united states that lasted from approximately 1945 until 1991.
Us involvement in latin american affairs during the cold war period end of world war ii to the late 1980s might be considered cold war history to provide some of the broad narrative required for introductions to the field. This course will examine the history of the twentieth-century international about different interpretations of the cold war analyze information and images westad, the global cold war, introduction and chapters 1 and 2.
The period between 1945 and 1991 was called the cold war and the two opposing sides were the united states of america and the west,. Introduction world war ii, the bomb, and the origins of the cold war eisenhower, latin america, and cold war precedents for south florida history. This subject file focuses on the history of the cold war, a strategic and ideological conflict that opposed the western bloc, led by the united states, and the.