Changes that Conclude The Cold War
Changes that Conclude The Cold War
Economics: Poland began to prosper in a free market economy the combined modernization with tradition. Slovakia became the most stable and prosper economy after the Cold War and their economy continued to grow.
Social: When Gorbachev decided the soviets would no longer send military aid to governments of satellite countries. Revolution broke out in those countries. Government began to collapse like in Czechoslovakia demonstrations of 500,000 over threw the government.
Political : Czechoslovakia peacefully divided into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The first president of the Czech Republic was Havel and the first president of Slovakia was Michal Kovac.
Economic: Unemployment was high enough countries had the ability to prosper. The European Union was created in 1993 and it's main goal was to create a common currency throughout Europe. This lead to the creation of the Euro.
Political :In 1982 the Christian Democratic Union of Hemlut Kohl formed a new formed a new, more conservative government. While in East Germany Eric Honeceker he heard of the communist party ruled harshly. This led to citizens fleeing and demonstrations.
Social: In Western Europe half of Germany was split between the Allie force side and the Soviet Union side. Germany reunified in 1990, symbolized by the tearing down of the Berlin wall.
Social: In the 1990's there was a womens movement that believed women should go back to their gender while others wanted to be more equal as men. Americas pop culture began to spread. This consists of movies, books, television, sports, and clothes. Countries became concerned about their younger generations being americanized and accused the untied states of cultural imperialism.
Economics: Ronald Regan reduced welfare policies by cutting pending on food stamps, school lunch programs, and job programs. He also over the military build up The federal spending rose from $631 billion in 1981 to over a trillion dollars by 1987.
Political: George Bush, Regans vice president, succeeded him as president. Then he couldn't fix the budget deficit and this allowed Bill Clinton to be elected as president in 1992. He started to help the country economically revive but his second term was cut short by president misconduct.
South/ Central America
Social: Struggles with social equality. There is a large gap between the rich and poor. They have been able to improve it's standards with more focus on education and economic growth.
Economics: Guatemala is the largest and fastest growing economic power in South/Central America. Panama is considered as the most industrial country in Central America. South and Central America have been focusing on education throughout their regions but also and most important economic growth.
Political: Struggled with widespread government and weak democratic governments that have been plagued by corruption and takeover by military dictators. Has resulted in citizens fleeing towards safety (Mexico, the U.S.).
Social: Poverty, the lack of basic needs in Africa is a big part of their poverty problem. The basic access to clean water is one basic need Africa lacks. The average citizen makes less or 2 U.S. dollars a day. AIDs is a widespread pandemic and concern in Africa. Most of the people living in Africa have been infected or will become infected.
Economics: Africa struggles to increase it's population rapidly or at all. This abstinence from population growth also slows how fast the country can continue to grow and become an economic and global power.
Political: While some African nations shows signs of progress towards political stability, most are still racked with problems. Organizations similar to the EU have formed to work towards political and economic integration throughout Africa.
Social: Efforts at peace between Israel and Palestine continue to fail, Iran enforces strict adherence to Islamic law, which limits basic rights. Yet Iran signed a nuclear deal with powerful countries to limit development and to allow more oversight into its Nuclear Program.
Economic: Recently, left-wing government have gained popularity as Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru have elected populist leader. Many South American countries have pushed for reform and economic growth.
Political: Faces political instability, ethnic tension, high unemployment, growing poverty rates, poor education, and limited civil education.
South/ Southern Asia
Social: North Korea is in poverty with many children and families hungry. While South Korea is well off with support from the United States. In china the government has issued a one child policy to help control the largely growing population.
Economical: In japan the economy was taking off and was projected to be better then the United States. Until the real estate market collapsed. Now there has been slow economic growth and a decline in prices, which is known as deflation. China has called for four modernization's in agriculture, national defense, industry, and technology.
Political : North Korea is a military dictatorship controlled by Kim Jong-Un. South Korea is democratic and has elections for president. Students that traveled aboard learned about democracy and began to protest. The government began to kill anyone that opposed.
Social: East Asia and the Pacific region have their own Social Poverty and Economic Analysis Section. Working mostly on child poverty, and social protection. Asia is home to Japan which is one of or the most populated countries/cities in the world. Asia is struck by many natural disasters every year.These events tend to dominate the headlines about this country and region.
Economics: East Asia is one of the most successful economic powers in the world. East Asia is home to Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea. Countries are some of the most developed or developing countries in the world. Asia is considered the engine to the world's economic growth.
Political: Politically East Asia is very diverse with what governments there countries have, for example Japan has a constitutional government. Hong kong, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea are leading political movements and asserting interest in national politics.