Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Cold War in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Cold War. Following the violence and upheaval of the Second World War, the face of Europe had greatly changed, and an Iron Curtain divided the communist East and the democratic West. Tensions soon mounted between the Soviet Union and anti-communist America, in a conflict that would continue for almost half a century and at times lead the world to the brink of full-blown nuclear warfare.
In just 50 minutes you will:
o Understand the historical, social and political context of the world after the Second World War and how this led to the start of the Cold War
o Identify key events and figures in the conflict and how they contributed to the war's development
o Analyse key moments such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis
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