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RONALD REAGAN AND THE BERLIN WALL
THESIS STATEMENT
Ronald Reagan’s speech at the Berlin wall challenged Gorbachev to tear down the wall because communism supported by Soviet Union divided the Germans and caused the Berlin wall.
Berlin wall
The Berlin Wall, one of the key symbols of the Cold War conflict, was constructed by the Soviet-influenced East German state in August 1961 to stop East Berlin residents from fleeing west. For nearly three decades it reminded the world of the division between East and West, between the Communist and the western countries.
FOUR SECTORS OF BERLIN
After WW2 ended Berlin was divided into four different sectors for England, France, USA and the USSR. The area surrounding Berlin was controlled by the …show more content…

The Cold War lasted for approximately 47 years during 1947-1989.
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan was the fortieth President of the United States from 1981-1989. Reagan’s strong leadership and effective communication with Americans and with the world brought him and our nation great respect. America was a beacon of hope for people around the world seeking freedom and opportunity. Not only America, the world, benefitted from the presidency of Ronald Reagan in the 1980s.
RONALD REAGAN AND THE BERLIN WALL
President Reagan’s address at the Brandenburg Gate was a historic speech to end the cold war. He challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to destroy the wall.Reagan declared, “Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” He challenged Gorbachev to tear down the wall if, he seeks freedom and prosperity for Soviet Union and East Germany.
THE CONFLICT
The Berlin Wall meant to many people a loss of human rights and freedom. Many families were separated by the wall and died trying to escape to West Germany. It affected the people in many different ways. It showed how the Communist government forced the people to be separated from the rest of Europe.
REAGAN’S

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