Changes after the Cold War (Western Europe (Economic: Once the Berlin…
Changes after the Cold War
Political: In December 1989, the Communist government collapsed. The Czechs and Slovaks agreed to divide Czechoslovokia.
Social: Workers protested which caused demands to change in Poland. Unemployment was caused by rapid free market reforms.
Economic: Solidarity was an organized national trade union made by Lech Walesa because of workers' protests in Poland. Food shortages caused rationing.
Economic: Once the Berlin Wall fell, East and West Germany became Capitalists.The Euro replaced 17 national currencies in the European Union.
Political: The Christian Democratic Union of Helmut Kohl created a more reliable, conservative government in West Germany.
Social: Family members have reconnected by crossing the Berlin Wall in Germany.
Economic: President Bush and Congress passed tax cuts in order to boost economy and help produce record deficits in the US.
Social: There was a backlash in the 1990's against the women's rights movements. America's pop culture spread worldwide.
Political: After the Cold War, U.S. politics spread largely between Republicans and Democratics.
Social: El Salvador ended conservative power but still struggled with effects of civil war, gand violence, and poverty. .
Political: Bolivia had a left wing government but changed and elected populus leaders.
Economic: Cuba and the U.S. repaired their relationship.
Economic: Civil War has ruined the economy of Cote d'Ivoire.
Social: Poverty and AIDs are widespread problems in all countries.
Political: In Nigeria there was and election of a Christian president. 20% of Egypt is living on $2.00 or less a day.
Social: Israel and Palestine still don't get along.
Economic: Many countries face political instability, ethnic cleansing, high unemployment, poverty, bad education and limited civil liberties.
Political: Iran enforces strict rules to Islamic law and limits basic rights. Iran signed a nuclear deal with powerful countries to decrease development and to allow more insight into nuclear programs.
Political: Due to North Korea's nuclear weapons program, North and South Korea have been building political tension.
Social: Almost every household has high-speed internet and cell phones in South Korea. The third largest group of foreign students comes from South Korea.
Economic: South Korea is one of the strongest economies in Asia.
South/South East Asia
Social: Service and industrial sectors are popular jobs for Indian citizens.
Economic: India's economy was one of the fastest growing.
Political: Behazir Bhuttle was reelected as president in 1993 in Pakistan.