(Solution) Hist 410N Week 4 Discussion: The Cold War: Who Shot First?

The United States accused the Soviet Union of breaking all its wartime pledges and holding Eastern Europe hostage while trying to subvert governments in the West. The Soviet Union accused the US and its allies of trying to surround, and ultimately destroy it. War of words? Or was somebody telling the truth? And where do our ‘isms’ fit in? In particular nationalism?


Interpreting the history of the Cold War has one of the most notoriously controversial pursuits.  According to Brower and Sanders (2014), the Cold War opened a restricted rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies. The Cold War, as explained by Davis (2015) was wagged on political, economic, as well as propaganda, and had only limited recourse to weapons.  The United States and the Soviet Union has fought the Second World War against the Axis power.   Most of the Western countries particularly the United States strongly believed in communism. This is the ideology where all properties in a country are publicly owned, and each person works and gets paid according to their abilities and needs.  On the other hand, when it came to the Soviet Union, it was strongly against…..Please click the Paypal icon below to purchase full solution for only $5