Before the chaos started with the building the Berlin Wall, the East Side of Berlin and the West were already separated with violence and disagreement. In 1948, Joseph Stalin, the Soviet leader, instituted the Berlin Blockade, which prevented food and other goods from reaching West Berlin. Obviously, West Berlin and East Berlin starting fighting even more, because of the blockade. Stalin did this because he wanted to "starve off " West Berlin; then, doing that he hoped that West Berlin would come back with and " get along " East Berlin. During the blockade, countries provided West Berlin with goods, including the United States, France, Canada, Australia, Britain, and other countries. Finally, in May of 1949, Stalin lifted the blockade. Because West Berlin was developing into a capitalistic country, along with having a social market e...
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