The World After the Cold War (Western Europe (Social-The fall of the…
The World After the Cold War
Social-The fall of the Berlin wall reunited all the people throughout Germany and rebuilt Germany from the the side of Communism. There was a drastic change in East Germany after everything was pulled together under democracy.
Economic-The European union was formed and united country trade within Europe. The invention of the Euro helped unite countries of western Europe together helping and supporting trade between the countries. Which was a great Economic change part from Greece and Ireland.
Political-The Berlin wall was a division between east and west Germany. On the East, Communism, and on the West, Democracy. When the wall tore down. There was a drastic comparison between both sides of Germany and the East. After the fall, Germany adopted Democracy and grew stronger with the same system of government throughout.
South+South East Asia
Economic- The countries that weren't under Communism, such as Philippines and Thailand, by the US's side in democracy were helped. The countries were highly benefited from significant amounts of overseas development aid with democratic trade.
Social-Terrorism was thought to be caused by Muslims with religious issues regarding other parts of the world. One example of this was the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the very religious countries include Uzbekistan, Xiangong, etc.
Political- There was a political liberation. in India initiated in 199, The country had economic policies/goals, with making the economy more market and being more service-oriented. It also expanded the role of private and foreign investment, Including tariffs
Social-There has been increased public education among the continent and places such as EL Salvador. This let the people grow together and build a stronger government to agree upon.
Economic-With the change in education, the middle class of people is steadily growing making the country stronger. This helps people earn more money with their careers, which build the economy.
Political- Transitioned to democracies reformed their social and economical structures. This made left wing governments more popular such as Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru. These are popular elector leaders.
Social-23 years of a very oppressive government, Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country because of a large protest that began in December 2010. Other protests in the region soon came after.
Economic- A large majority of Egypt's 80 million people are under age 25. With these people, a large amount of them are unemployed, thus living poor lives in Egypt.
Political- In Egypt, there was a regime under President Hosni Mubarak maintained power through a large security force, which used torture to brutality to remove any other political side.
Political- Slovenia and Croatia declared their independence from Yugoslavia. As a result, Serbs attack Bosnia to prevent this. This caused a drastic change in how Yugoslavia was run along with the parts that gained their independence.
Economic-Food shortage in Romania and secret police kills thousands of people.Then, Romania loses control of the army, who refused repression. This caused a loss in Romania's money for repairs from the incidents.
Social-There was an ethnic cleansing of Bosnian muslims for disagreeing with religion and government. As a result, NAFTA gets involved with the situation. NAFTA then bombs the serbs as a result of the situation.
Economic-Iran is an oil rich country that remains under the control of Muslims. This causes it to be under strict Islamic law. This makes it powerful economically giving unfair rights to citizens with its power.
On July 7, 2012, Libya had its first free election since 1952. This elected Libya’s new Prime Minister, Mustafa Abushagur. That faced ongoing political unrest as political parties struggle for control of the country. There are also anti-America protests that end up making headlines around the world.
Social- In Libya, protesters rebelled against the regime of Colonel Muammar al Qaddafi. After Colonel Qaddafi troops began to use force against the protesters, the UN Security Council voted to authorize military action to oppose the violence of the troops.
Economic-The US debt deficit was 631 billion in 1981and over a trillion in 1987. During the Bush administration in 2000 the debt fell by a small amount,but rose during the Iraq war.
Political- Canada accepted the NAFTA(North American free trade agreement) making trade easier for the US. Unfortunately, many Canadians thought is was too favorable for the US, thus losing popularity of their prime minister Brian Mulroney.
Social-In Mexico, there is illegal drug cartels selling into the US. This is causing political issues between the US and Mexico over this dilemma. Mexico believes If the US would stop buying the drugs, then illegal gags would quit selling them.
Economic- Japan’s prices had a decline, or a great deflation of the cost of their goods and services. In which, slowed economic growth with its products. Japan also suffered a large economic decline due to an earthquake, which caused a giant tsunami.
Political-South Korea changed their government into a democracy and are growing. This also boosts their trade with other countries. On the other hand, North Korea is is struggling with rights of their citizens. In China, a new leader named Deng Xiaoping created a government called the Four Modernizations boosting their economy's growth.
Social- China created the one child policy. The one child policy was created in order to decrease its population, however it caused the ratio of elders' who can't work, and younger people to be similar. This caused the less people to work, and more people to care for with the ones retired. There was also a tsunami that damaged the nuclear power plant. This in which endangered the lives of many Japanese.