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  • Vaibhavi

    June 22, 2023 at 3:08 pm
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    The significant event that led to the end of the Cold War was the fall of the Berlin Wall.

    1. The Cold War was a period of tension and rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War II.
    2. The Berlin Wall was a physical barrier that separated East Berlin (controlled by the Soviet Union) and West Berlin (controlled by the United States and its allies).
    3. On November 9, 1989, the East German government unexpectedly announced that people could freely cross the wall.
    4. Thousands of people from East Berlin rushed to the wall, breaking it down and celebrating the reunification of Germany.
    5. The fall of the Berlin Wall symbolized the end of the division between East and West and marked a turning point in the Cold War.
    6. It represented the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and a shift towards democracy and freedom.
    7. The event brought about a wave of peaceful revolutions in other Eastern European countries, leading to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
    8. The end of the Cold War resulted in improved diplomatic relations, arms control agreements, and a reduction in military tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union.
    9. The fall of the Berlin Wall is considered a landmark event that brought an end to the ideological conflict and geopolitical division of the Cold War era.
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