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The Cold War
There were significant differences between Russia and America in politics, lifestyle and...
While America was the richest country in the world, Russia was the...
While America was a democracy, Russia was a...
While America believed in freedom of speech, Russia believed in...
While America was capitalist, Russia was...
controlled by the state
a one-party state
While America was led by Truman, who hated communists, Russia's leader was...
While America had the atomic bomb, Russia had...
...the biggest converted army in the world.
...the biggest conventional army in the world.
...the biggest convection army in the world.
While America wanted to reconstruct Germany, Russia wanted...
Where America feared the growth of Russian power, Russia wanted to create...
...a buffet zone of friendly states around Russia.
...a baffle zone of friendly states around Russia.
...a buffer zone of friendly states around Russia.
The war between America and Russia after 1945 was called the Cold War because...
...relationships between the two superpowers were particularly cold.
...actual direct fighting never broke out.
...the north Pole was the quickest route between America and Russia.