On 19th June 2013 Barack Obama, who is the current president of America, held a speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. It brought thousands of people there and millions around the world in front of the televisions. Its purpose is to inform the world about the beginning of negotiations with Russia aimed at ending the two nations` Cold War military posture and a reduction of nuclear arms by up to one third. The American president starts the speech by simply saying "Hello Berlin!“ It is very friendly and warming, when a president of such a strong country does not behave cocky. This is a persuasive tactic, that 's why he uses "Hello Berlin!".
When Adolf Hitler won the German election in 1932, he triggered what many believe to be the beginning of a new world war. People had suffered greatly in the years after world war one, and one particular politician blazed hope and nationalism back to Germany. Countries like Austria and the Czech Republic was forced to join the German empire, as Germanys military grew drastically. The war was fought in one day, and is known as the flower war, when people threw flowers at the warheads as they entered the towns. German
One of the men who took a stand against Great Britain all those years ago. The five dollar bill has one of the best presidents to have ever been in office, Mr. Abraham Lincoln. He did many things that has an influence on this country today by making one simple amendment. The thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery. It was a reason he was murdered in the movie theatre but that simple decision led to greatness in today’s society.
It helped Hitler get just what he wanted. Everybody in Germany was on his side. But it wasn 't until Hitler became chancellor in 1933 that the book really took off. It became a common household item and a very common wedding gift. Hitler later used the Berlin Olympics as a huge propaganda opportunity.
When the atrocities of world war two are brought up, many people think of the biggest travesties the war caused, like the holocaust and Pearl Harbor. They think of the Jews and Americans slaughtered with almost ungodly techniques, and the countries that committed these war crimes. But one such case never comes to the mind of the average Joe, Unit 731 and its founder, Shiro Ishii. Ishii was born into a rich family on June 25th, 1892 in the Kamo district, Chibe prefecture, and southeast of Tokyo (Byrd 15). Shiro joined the military as soon as possible due to his great love for Japan and the emperor (Ammentorp).
Saigon (1968), a Viet Cong attack on the Saigon Embassy (Wendt). The first and second line, “Today as the news from Selma and Saigon / poisons the air like fallout,” use personification of the news poisoning the air (Hayden, Monet 's Waterlilies). News itself cannot “poison the air like fallout”. However, catching wind of the tragedy that struck the United States at home and across the sea left many Americans shocked and traumatized. Fallout is radioactive particles that are in the air after a nuclear explosion.
After the decisive defeat of Germany in World War II, the country had divided into East and West Germany during the Cold War. East and West Germany soon became the center of growing political tension between the two superb superpowers, the United States and the USSR. In June of 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the united states, stepped into the West Berlin and deliberately delivered his memorable “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech near the Berlin Wall. Meanwhile, his compelling speech aroused a tremendous acclamation of the immense crowd which overwhelmed the president. The speech was considered one of the best speeches of the world because it was inundated with both rhetorical appeals and devices throughout the entire speech.
Nowadays people ask themselves how it was possible for WW2 and the Holocaust to happen and why the Nazis and Hitler became so very powerful and successful. To answer that question one has to take a look at how they managed to seize power during the inter war years and the events that took place. In his propaganda speech in front of the Reichstag in April 1939 Hitler claimed having singlehandedly accomplished the rise of the Nazi party with the words: “I have accomplished all this, as one who 21 years ago was still an unknown worker and soldier of my people, by my own efforts…” (Ian Kershaw, The Führer Myth: How Hitler won over the German People). Since there were a lot of components which led to Hitler becoming Chancellor on January 30th 1933 and a lot of people who the Nazi party was dependent on, it seems quite
On February 28, 1933, the day after the fire, Hitler’s dictatorship began with the enactment of a decree of “The Reich President for the Protection of the People and the State”. Under the decree, the Reichstag restricted all constitutional protection of political, personal and property rights. With the decree in place, the regime was able to abolish their political opposition, suppress publications and gave central government the authority to overrule state and local laws. Kershaw affirms this as he conveys, “The Emergency decree that took away all personal liberties and established the platform for dictatorship was warmly welcomed”. They were further able to gain the majority of votes when voting took place on March 5th 1933.
Trapped, alone, hurt, betrayed. That is how the people of West Berlin felt when their communist brethren government, the East Germans, put up a wall around their city. This wall was dubbed the ‘Berlin Wall’. The beginning ideas, repercussions, and the fall of the wall are what make the Berlin Wall so interesting. First, it was obvious to the creators of the wall, the communist East German government, that there was something strange going on when the people of East Berlin would suddenly go missing.
Finally, after these two treaties the Cold War officially ends. The most important event that ended the Cold war was the fall of the Berlin Wall because the Berlin Wall was the symbol of the Communist World. This Wall separated East and West Berlin and the Communists did not let anyone from the East leave the country or they would be killed. When the Wall was taken down it gave the people of East Berlin a sense of freedom they have not had in 20 years of being ruled by Communism. This event is also what lead to the reuniting of Germany, which is something the US wanted to do since the end of World War II.
Although the wall fell in 1989, its construction during Kennedy’s presidency in 1961 nearly started war. With East Berlin losing its professional class to West Berlin, the Kremlin decided to make sure that no one could get out. The large numbers of Red Army soldiers around construction sites lead many to fear that an invasion was nearing. In response, Kennedy put troops on the other side of the wall, both countries insisted on never backing down. That was, until an agreement had been made, and another world war
It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” We remember Reagan by a lot of things from Firing 11 thousand Union pilots when they were protesting for higher wages. workers to bringing down the Berlin Wall. Reagan was a great president in my opinion one of the best. Reagan had a massive impact on nuclear weapons and taxes. He did so by authorising the Peace missile and the development of nuclear weapons.
As President, he nullified the Great Depression’s effects on the American people. He worked day and night on the Depression for a while at a quick pace and he did some great things in his first few years as president. He led the US through arguably some of the worst years in recent American history, World War 2. He did so many great things for America and it showed in the form of three terms as President. FDR helped Americans with the Economy after the depression, he helped America through World War 2 and set up an organization to ensure a better future.
In that year, Reagan spoke at Germany 's Berlin Wall. He told Gorbachev to tear it down and over two years later, Gorbachev gave in and the wall was torn down. Reagan 's leadership brought the international nightmare of the Cold War to a conclusion. Reagan also implemented the Reagan Doctrine. This provided aid to anti-communist movements in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.