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End of The Cold War Changes
Gorbachev stopped sending military support. This was a main cause of why the Cold War ended.
Gorbachev lost his grip on the Communist Party and ethnic tensions took hold. This caused the Soviet Union to start breaking up. In order to solve this issue, the soviet republics moved for complete independence.
Vladimir Putin created a lot of corruption, brought more reforms and tried to revolutionize the western economy.
Boris Yeltsin introduced a free market economy. This meant that there is no taxes on trading goods and this created a huge problem for the economy.
Gorbachev wins the election in 1985 which ended the Cold War to due his plan called Perestroikq, this was restructuring of the economy that was introduced by Gorbachev.
Democracy took hold in Czechoslovakia changing the government and Romania also formed a new government.
Boris Yeltsin became the president of Russia in 1991. He created many issues in his presidency and Vladimir Putin was elected in 2000 and has been the president ever since.
The European Union (EU) was formed in 1933. Its purpose is to enhance Europe's political, social and economic aspects.
Germany reunified in 1990, symbolized by tearing down the Berlin Wall.
France faced many issues as resentment grew against the foreign-born residents who were mainly the muslims.
Leaders faced economic challenges during the end of the 20th century.
The economic union formed in 1993. Seventeen years later, they established the Euro in 2010 which is Europes current money system.
Mexico had struggled with poverty and unemployment because they attempted to create a democracy and failed to do so.
Education and economic growth has lost such a huge gap between rich and poor.
In Mexico, the PRI was the only choice in election for 70 yeas so Vincent Fox and the National Action Party defeated it for presidency.
Left-wing governments have gained popularity as Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay have elected populist.
There has been a huge issue in Mexico with violent drug trade which have created various other issues.
In Africa South of The Sahara has had a widespread of concern about AIDS and Poverty. Religion has led to violence also.
In Africa South of The Sahara, organizations formed to work toward political and economic integration throughout Africa.
The nations are racked with problems such as having such a new and young government due to more than half of Egypt's 80 million people being under the age of 25.
The one-child policy was adopted because population had rapidly increased, but now because of this, there are less younger people that can work and working conditions have decreased affecting economic issues.
Rapid growth rates led to predictions that China would become an economic superpower and rapid growth led to low salaries which ended up leading to labor unrest.
After Mao sought to modernize China's industry, agriculture, technology and national defense, there was a new government that was created.
Communism still held strong despite calls for reform.
North Africa faced ethnic tension and efforts at peace between Israel and Palestine continued to fall.
North Africa faced high unemployment, growing poverty rates, and poor education. The countries have pushed for economic growth.
Iran enforced strict beliefs to the Islamic law that limited basic rights and signed a nuclear deal with other powerful countries that limited development and allowed more oversight into its nuclear program.
North Africa faced political instability and limited civil liberties.
The culture has took a drastic spread throughout the country and has formed their own style of language and culture.
When Reagan was president, he produced budget defects. Budget defects occur when the government spends more than it collects in revenues.
Politics is the US changed a lot as the Cold War ended. R. Reagan was the current president and by the end of the war, the wall was torn down.
South and Southeast Asia
North Korea's nuclear weapons programs caused tensions between North and South Korea, along with other countries.
In Japan, the economy had a huge decline facing slow economic growth and deflation. The country is still recovering from the huge earthquake that caused a tsunami in 2010 which weakened the economy.
South Korea has the 3rd strongest economy in Asia, unlike North Korea where they struggle a lot and don't even have electricity.
North Korea remained isolated under a military dictatorship