Taking a Look at the Cold War

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The Cold War The Cold War was a time after World War II, so from 1945 to 1991, where the USA (United States of America) and the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) had very different views on what the new world should be like. The Cold War drew international interest for decades. Many major conflicts occurred. The conflicts consisted of the Vietnam War, the Korean War and many others. For most people though, the Cold War was about the creation and the use of weapons of mass destruction, this was the most troubling issue. The Cold War was mainly a disagreement between two very different government systems. Basically it came down to capitalism versus communism. Each of these systems of government were held highly by each respective country. Both sides were fighting to spread their cause, taking every chance they could to expand anywhere in the world. During the Cold War, the USSR in 1945 included all the different countries that now exist individually around Russia. After World War II they were all part of a huge country, until the Soviet Union collapsed 1991. War can be classified into three different types. Hot War, this is actual warfare, where communication has failed and the militaries are fighting. The next type of war is the Warm War, this is where communication is still going on and a chance for a peaceful outcome is still present, but the Army, Navy and other military are all ready for the call to fight. The last type of war is the Cold War, this type
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