History essay 4.23.15 - The cold war was the state of political military tension after World war II between powers in the western Bloc(the united states

History essay 4.23.15 - The cold war was the state of...

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The cold war was the state of political military tension after World war II between powers in the western Bloc (the united states) its Nato allies and others and powers in the eastern Bloc (the soviet union) its allies in the Warsaw Pact. Historians have not fully agreed on the dates, but 1947-1991 is common. It was termed as “cold” because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two sides, although there were major regional wars in Korea, Vietnam and Afghanistan that the two sides supported. The cold war split the temporary wartime alliances against Nazi Germany, leaving the USSR and the US as two superpowers with profound economic and political differences. Democracy (United States): is a system of government in which all the people of state or polity are involved in making decisions about its affairs typically by voting to elect representatives to a parliament or similar assemby. During the cold war, the United States carried out a number of covert actions against elected governments in the third world. Critics of the “democratic peace” suggests these

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