The Cold War was the ideological conflict dominated by two utmost powerful countries in the world, the United States who was capitalist, and the Soviet Union who was Communist. The conflict commenced during the Cold War when the Soviet Union began extending its powers over the world. Tension grew between the two when the United States displayed annoyance toward the Soviet Union for attempting to extend its communist government to other countries.
The two superpowers nations began to fight one another for power and control of the world. Yes, the United States won the Cold War because of their capitalist economy had much more consumer spending that enabled them to contribute more to weapons, material support for NATO allies, and overall expand it financial power through economic means.