The Cold War was the ideological conflict dominated by two utmost power nations in the world, the American capitalism, and Soviet Communism. The fight originated during the Cold War when the Soviet Union began extending its powers over the world. Tension grew between the two nations when the United States displayed annoyance with the Soviet Union for their effort to extend its communist power to other countries. The two superpowers nations began to fight one another indirectly for control of the world. American capitalist economy had more consumer spending that enabled them to contribute more to their weapon systems, supply support for NATO allies, and bribes to undecided neutral nations.