The major force of the Cold War was the conflict between the ideals of the western democracies and the ideals of the communist nations, most notably, the Soviet Union. The American commitment to democratic government, the belief in liberty for the individual, and a capitalist economy were incompatible with the ideals of the Bolsheviks and the creation of dictatorial, repressive, and ruthless state power, as exampled by Stalin in the USSR. While the United States did favor economic influence via trade relations with other nations, the Soviet bloc of nations favored actual take-over of other areas by military force or the theat of military force, to make other nations come under the influence and control of the Soviet/communist way of thinking. MrV
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a major event in the cold war was the space race
so what were the major battles of the cold war and why
The major rivals in the cold war was America and Soviet Union (Russia).
The major rivals of the Cold War were the US vs. the USSR.
the major players of the cold war were the usa and the ussr which include josseph Stalin of the ussr.
vietnam war and the cold war
A hot battle of the cold war in communist forces were victorious.
The cold war was about how two countries fought each other.
The cold war; communism.
Though they were never formally termed "wars" (which requires a declaration by Congress) the Korean War and Vietnam War were the 2 major conflicts during the Cold War in which Western nations fought in regional battles against Communist forces, to prevent expansion.
An irrelevant name during the cold war.
What constitutes as the first major confrontation in the Cold War is largely up to opinion. Possible contenders are the 1945 - War in Vietnam or the Greek Civil War or the First Indochina War.
Two different topics/questions here; "Local Struggle..." and "Major event of the cold war..." 1. The VN War wasn't a local struggle. It involved the world powers and potential atomic war. 2. Any SHOOTING war during the cold war was a major event.
The Cold War brought about changes to the presidency of the United States. Internal and external forces influenced those changes.
No. Such conflict was basically part of the Cold War between NATO forces on one side, and Chinese and Soviet forces on the other.
cold war between russia and america
what idea was the major justification for U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era?
The Vietnam conflict was a type of proxy war, in that our Cold War foe, Russia, heavily subsidized Communist North Vietnam in their fight with U.S. forces.
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