The Atomic Bomb invention

60 million dead men, women and children. World War II was simply the bloodiest war the world has ever known, with no prior war being so profound in its technological advancements to the point where it is still relevant today. Numerous inventions were made, including rocketry, the jet engine, radar and even the first computer … Read more

The Cold War: An Era of Fear

An Era of Fear Truman had just demonstrated the raw power of the nuclear bomb, in order to end World War II, in 1945. The cost of war had immediately changed; the world had seen that whole cites could be obliterated within seconds. This would send a paralyzing shock through the world. After World War … Read more

Cold War Report

After World War II, Stalin did not remove his troops from Eastern Europe as he pledged he would in the Yalta Agreement. Instead, he setup puppet governments which did exactly as Mother Russia stated. To protect its interests for national security, the American Dream, and the belief that all people should have the right to … Read more

The End of The Cold War

The cold war was a post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the group of nations led by the Soviet Union. Direct military conflict did not occur between the two superpowers, but intense economic and diplomatic struggles erupted. Different interests led to mutual suspicion and hostility in a rising philosophy. … Read more

Analysis of Cat’s Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle, one of the century’s greatest anthropological works, deals with religion, science, and the end of the world; its major theme involves the symbolic nature of the title of the book. The theme of the cat’s cradle is used throughout the book to represent many of the truths, as viewed by Vonnegut, … Read more

Rise Of The Superpowers

It is often wondered how the superpowers achieved their position of dominance. It seems that the maturing of the two superpowers, Russia and the United States, can be traced to World War II. To be a superpower, a nation needs to have a strong economy, an overpowering military, immense international political power and, related to … Read more

Why did the Cold War End

One of the main events of the war-filled twentieth century was the Cold War a state of tension between the United States of America and the Soviet Union from nineteen forty five, at the beginning of the Soviet expansion of communism in newly formed countries after Word War II, opposed by the United States to … Read more