Daisy Kitchen Debate - Daisy Sheppard The Kitchen Debate 1 When and where did the \u201ckitchen debate\u201d take place What recent events might the

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Daisy SheppardThe Kitchen Debate1) When and where did the “kitchen debate” take place? What recent events might the speakers and audience have been thinking about at the time?The “Kitchen Debate” took place on July 24th, 1959 at the American National Exhibition in Moscow. Topics on the speakers and audiences minds would be relative to the current races and threats between the two super powers, the USSR and USA. The USSR just successfully launched its first satellite, the USA is growing its supply of weapons, and nuclear bomb threats continue to be prevalent. 2) Both leaders believe that their own social system is better. What evidence do they present to demonstrate the superiority of capitalism/communism?In order to defend the USA and capitalism, Nixon promotes America by showing an example of a comfortable house that a regular factory worker in America could afford, with everyday amenities like a dishwasher, TV, and radio. He says that USSR

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