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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Moon Landing

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    For the last forty years people have been arguing whether if the Moon landings were real. The Moon landings occurred during the late 1960’s and into the early 1970’s. During this time the United States and the Soviet Union were in a competition known as the Space Race. The main objective during the Space Race was for one country to put a man on the Moon. The competition was getting intense, and both countries began expanding their space programs. During the Space Race and the Apollo missions NASA

  • How Did Mikhail Gorbachev Impact The Soviet Union

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    a critical turn of events of the Soviet Union. Its economy and agricultural industry were crumbling. Advanced technology was lacking and factories were inefficient. Citizens had no choice but to purchase low quality products, as a result, and social freedoms were inadequate. Additionally, foreign affairs such as American rearmament and tensions throughout the Soviet Bloc negatively impacted Soviet stability. In an effort of reform, Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet Union General Secretary, stepped in to

  • Animal Farm Essay

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    also a very interesting detail from chapter three, when the flag of animal farm was founded: “The flag was green Snowball explained, to represent the green fields of England, while the hoof and the horn signified the future Republic of the Animals which would arise when the human race had been finally overthrown ”. So as one may observe, this flag was almost identical to the flag of the Soviet Union, which consisted of a plain red flag, with a hammer and sickle crossed; a red star in the upper hoist

  • Apollo 11: Landing A Man On The Moon

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    Cold War. The Cold War pitted the United States and the Soviet Union against each other, thus leading to the two countries fighting and competing for superiority, which eventually becomes a race for space. In 1959, the Soviet Union launched Luna 2, which was the first space probe to hit the moon. Then, later in 1961, the Soviet Yuri Gagarin was the first person to orbit the Earth in the Votstok 1. Due to these accomplishments by the Soviet Union, President John F. Kennedy boldly promised the public

  • Contributions to the End of the Cold War

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    We Have Arrived, at the End of the War On Christmas Day 1991, at 7:35 p.m., the Soviet flag flying over the Kremlin was lowered and replaced by the new Russian Federation flag. The USSR officially ceased to exist on December 31, 1991. The fall of the Soviet Union signified the end of the Cold War (Nye 2). Obviously, this was a huge moment in our world’s history; a 44-year-old tension between two of the most powerful countries in the world, which almost brought us to a combative war, was destroyed

  • The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

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    collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 appalled everyone in the West, but that is because no one outside the Soviet Union knew what was going on. The Soviet government’s lies of economic success and superiority over the Western capitalist states had controlled the citizens of Russia to believe that the USSR’s Communist regime was growing for half a decade. It wasn’t until Mikhail Gorbachev that mocked previous leaders like Stalin and Brezhnev for being responsible for not improving the Soviet economy. Gorbachev’s

  • Moon Landing

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    American Flag” on the moon’s surface. They claim there is no air on the moon's surface, and there is no atmosphere to hold the flag there. So how does the flag wave? They claim it has to be fake. The answer to dispute this question is simple. No, there isn't any wind on the Moon - but there is momentum. The fabric of the flag was moved around while being set in position, and naturally waved as it was being set up. NASA had created a pole that was to fully extend at both ends of the flag, but during

  • Message from Satirical Cartoon, in the Cold Again

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    Introduction: Recently, there has been news with the conflict with Russia and America, Russia is forcibly going to invade Ukraine, because not long ago when Russia was still called Soviet Union, Ukraine was part on the Soviet Union and but then Ukraine declared Independence. Now Russia, wants Ukraine to be part of the Russia Federation. While many Ukrainians and Americans were opposed to this Russia still refuse to hear Obama even though he pleads Vladimir not to send troops to Ukraine. Cartoonist

  • 1980 Olympics Research Paper

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    The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, was an event held in the city of Moscow, Soviet Union, in Soviet era Russia. The 1980 Games were the first Olympic Games to be held in Russia, and remain the only Summer Olympics held there. They were also the first Olympics to be held in a Slavic speaking nation. The Moscow Olympics were also the first socialist nation to hold an Olympic event, and the only Summer Games to be held in a socialist country until 2008 in Beijing

  • How Kyrgyzstan Is A Unique Country With Unique History

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    Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan is a unique country with a unique history. Kyrgyzstan is a former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic that has maintained a self-governing independence in recent decades. This paper will show its readers a brief history, description of the religious groups, ethnical demographic breakdown and language. The topics of export and strategic location of this country will also be addressed. I will give general awareness and consideration factors to analyze before an