The Fall of the Berlin Wall
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Students examine the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In this Cold War lesson, students analyze the "Brandenburg Gate Speech," delivered by Ronald Reagan and explore the reasons that communism did not flourish in the Soviet Union.
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Fall of the Berlin Wall
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