east berlin was not as good as west berlin. people in east berlin tried to leave east berlin. due to this the berlin wall was made in 1961.
space and arms race
the berlin wall was dividing east and west berlin. there was always a slight chance that the coul war could go from the "cold" war to the "hot" war. due to this 10 nations created nato.
cuban missile crisis
west berlin had way better living conditions than east berlin. many communist areas had a lack of goods. the berlin aircraft brought goods to west berlin.
fall of the wall
the space race was a race between 2 superpowers competing to see who has the best military. bothe superpowers built militaries through alliances. the soviet union was first to launch sputnik into space.
the cuban missile crisis was when a us spy saw missiles being made in cuba by the soviet union. the us tool this as a threat and started making missiles in italy and turkey. after 2 weeks this was resolved and all missiles were taken out. this was the highest place of tension in the cold war.
when the soviet union fell many people started destroying the wall. in november of 1989, the wall started to get torn down. after the wall fell east and west berlin rejoined. the wall falling removed the symbol of division.