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Power, Ideology, and Terror in the Atomic Age Worksheet HIS/114 Version 2 1 University of Phoenix Material Power, Ideology, and Terror in the Atomic Age Worksheet The Cold War Answer each of the following questions in one paragraph: 1. What role did atomic weapons play in the Cold War? Summarize nuclear developments from 1945 to 1991. The atomic bomb played a key role in the Cold War. There was an arms race going on to make sure that everyone had nuclear arms. After Hiroshima and Nagasaki were incinerated, the world realized that atomic bombs would mean the total destruction of the world. The United States and the Soviet Union formed the “Nuclear Club”. By 1974 many other nations had joined including, Great Britain, China, France and India. The Nuclear Test Ban of 1963 banned the testing of all nuclear tests in the atmosphere. During the 1960’s, the United States began to look at nuclear power for peaceful uses. Realizing the importance of a closer relation between the two super powers, the United States and the Soviet Union formed a nuclear parity. During the 1960’s, there was also a “Ban the Bomb” movement going on by pacifists and antinuclear groups. In the 1980’s, people again started talking about nuclear war being possible and winnable. 2. What important events and symbolism in Berlin helped define the Cold War? Berlin was politically disorganized and divided into sectors. Violence broke out in the destroyed Berlin.
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course GENERAL his 114 taught by Professor Wilk during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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