Imperialism, Expansionism, and the Cold War Essay
The Cold War developed after the Second World War as a blend of several unsolved disputes and diplomatic misinterpretations. Ideological differences worsened the matter and made interaction with either side less probable since each other was resented by the other's actions during the previous war. Even so, what really built up and intensified the war was the imperialistic and expansionist nature of the capitalist and communist nations since both sides struggled to obtain better relations with other strong countries and expand their rule or political influence.
First of all, the ideological differences between the capitalist and communist parties …show more content…
Differently, the capitalists (the western allies) thought that communism was a utopia and that it would never succeed economically and referred to it bluntly as a dictatorship. The U.S.A. was interested in remaining one of the strongest nations economically and militarily in the world, and when the communist nations were starting to spread their rule and