The fall of the Berlin Wall followed a period of much suffering in East and West Berlin. In this activity you will learn about conditions in the divided city, and how events in the Soviet Union and in East Germany led to a swift decision to tear down the wall and reunify Berlin.
Destination Title: A Concrete Curtain
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Start at the Concrete Curtain Web site.
- Click on each of the links on the left and read the articles, taking notes as you read. To go from page to page within one topic, click on the subtitles on the right.
- Click on Annexes on the right to learn more.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.