The Space Race and the Cold War

Exploiting Similarities

The Space Race

The Space Race involved the United States and the Soviet Union. This was a quest to be the first one to reach the moon. Each country wanted to beat the other because it showed that they were the more powerful nation. Many people remember this event as an exciting.

The Cold War

The Cold War was also between the United States and the Soviet Union. This was a conflict because the nations wanted to make the most atomic bombs. Both of the countries wanted to show how powerful they were, and not back down. Many people feared for their lives. Tensions were very high.

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