World History: The United States and Russia: A Cold and Complex History, 1st Edition

  • Gary Wiener
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534561870
  • ISBN-13: 9781534561878
  • DDC: 327.730470
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

After the U.S.S.R. formed, the United States found itself in a rivalry that has persisted for nearly a century. Readers are introduced to the complex history between the United States and Russia, which, for many years, was a conflict between democracy and communism. However, after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R., the relationship between the two countries remains strained, and readers also explore the reasons for this continued tension. Quotes from powerful leaders of both countries, striking photographs, and thoroughly researched text help readers understand why these two competing nations have maintained a cold relationship for so many years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: Iconic Moments in Russian-American Relations.
1: Early Russian and American Relations.
2: World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the Aftermath.
3: World War II.
4: The Cold War.
5: The End of the Cold War and the Rise of Vladimir Putin.
6: Epilogue: Russia in the 21st Century.
Notes.
For More Information.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.