The Beginning of the Cold War

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After all the invasion of different countries in Europe and the killing of so many lives of innocent people, Adolf Hitler was finally put to stop. One result of the end of WWII was the division of Germany into four zones controlled by Great Britain, France, Soviet Union, and the United States. Lack of agreement and compromise with the Soviet Union about the agreement of Germany led to the beginning of the Cold War. U.S and USSR became focus in an Arms Race to have the greatest nuclear capability. This lead to the Space Race where another heated competition to whoever get to the moon first and to have the best space technology. Focusing to the whole world U.S reasoned that if one country came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect. McCarthyism was the effect of communism to the U.S because it was a time when some people were accused of being disloyal to the government for inappropriate political connection. The biggest factor during the Cold War era was the Space Race creation of the Ranger Mission, Titans, and the contribution of President Kennedy. The things we did in the Space Race such as creating NASA leading to build new technologies was justified because it initially helped U.S protect itself and it still affect us today in being able to accomplish our dreams.
The program created by NASA called Ranger Mission, was a major factor in being ahead of the Soviet Union. Ranger 7 was the first U.S space probe to successfully transmit close images of the lunar surface back to Earth from the Ranger Mission. It transmitted over 4,300 photographs during the final 17 minutes of its flight (“Ranger 7” n.pag.). Ranger 7 marked a turning point in America's exploration of space. Af...

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...tes and the Soviet Union to see who could make the furthest development into space first. Creating NASA that lead to build new technologies during the Space Race, was proved because it helped U.S protect itself and today it still affect us in being able to accomplish our dreams. From President Kennedy’s contribution to the program to building Ranger Missions and Rockets Programs made America one of the most powerful and advanced country in the world. The Space Race not just only created shuttles, it created things we used now on daily basis like water purification, chemical detection, solar cells, and many more. The Cold War might have a lot of negative things to it like the spread of communism and how one country will fall to it and followed by the other, but one thing that benefited the world until the was the creation of new technologies by NASA during the war.
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