Fall of Berlin Wall

Hello! I’m here at the center of it all folks. The Berlin Wall has finally fallen. Citizens are bringing out hammers themselves, I can tell everyone is very relieved and content. Here right now is one of the border guards of the Berlin wall, he said “I’m unsure of how to feel right now, we couldn’t control the mob of citizens. I’m glad to see them happy though.” Now with me here are two citizens from East and West Berlin.

With me now is a woman from East Berlin, how are you feeling at this moment? “Hi There! I can’t explain what I’m feeling, I have a mix of emotions going through my mind. But I know I’m filled with joy.” Do you think everyone is feeling the same, from both sides of Berlin (no longer)? “I feel like everyone has a weight off their shoulders, we now all don’t have to think as have a nation, we all feel as we are one again.” Thank you for speaking with me! Now with me is a man from West Berlin.

West Berlin was the democratic side from the wall, it was also the wealthier side. So do you think West and East Berlin will stay separated even without the wall? “Hello, well in my opinion we will all come together, I feel as though we were forced into believing in what our half of the wall believed in.” Do you believe in democracy or communism? “Personally, I believe democracy so I was lucky to be in West Berlin when the wall went up.” Are you happy to be united as one once again? “Yes, yes I am. I think we’ve waited to long for this, we’ve all deserved better.”

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Gowans (2014). Democracy, East Germany and the Berlin Wall. Retrieved from http://gowans.wordpress.com/2009/10/25/democracy-east-germany-and-the-berlin-wall/


The Cold War

The Cold War was given this name to describe the relationship between the United States and the USSR. These two never fought each other though. The definition for the Cold War is an intense political, military, and ideological rivalry between nations, short of armed conflict. The grievances from before between these two nations created a overwhelming sense of mutual distrust (History, 2014). They resented each other but never did anything about it.

Hello I am a grade 11 student living at the height of the cold war tension. The tension is real folks, both nations are dispising each other yet both aren’t taking it out on each other. For example, the United States are fighting in the Vietnam war to stop communism, why don’t you go fight your “enemy”, the Soviets? They’ve created an example for democracy and communism not to be ok with each other. Such as the Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall is divided into east and west.

Many major events happened during the Cold War. Events that happened were the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Hungary, and the Berlin Wall. They both feared each other in different ways. The Soviets feared the American’s weapons such as the A-bombs and the wonder of how many they had. The Americans feared the Soviets army.


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Juicy Ecumenism (2014). Christians, Cold War, and Moral Discernment. Retrieved from http://juicyecumenism.com/2013/12/16/christians-cold-war-and-moral-discernment/

The Free Dictionary (2014). Cold war. Retrieved from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cold+war