Effects of the cold war ending
Effects of the cold war ending
Economics: Poland now embraces free market and modernization. In Poland, Lech Walsea formed a new trade union known as Solidarity. Eventually after Walsea as arrested and the Roman Catholic church supported Solitary the polish government agreed to end 45 years of communism. In fact in almost all of Eastern Europe communism has been destroyed, after the Soviet Union displayed what communism would do and the U.S displayed what capitalism would do for a country.
Social: The introduction of glasnost from Mikhail Gorbachev allowed people to openly discuss the government. Glasnost ended up mostly hurting the Soviet Union because the government was mostly criticized by the citizens. The Czechs and Slovaks agreed to a peaceful split of their country creating Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. The Yugoslavian army preceded to attack Croatia because of them announcing their independence. This lead the serbian army to dominate the Yugoslavian army. The Serbs eventually started to ethnically cleanse Bosnians and Muslims.
Politics: The Soviet Union made Mikhail Gorbachev the new leader. Mikhail preached the restructuring of the government through perestroika. Because of the collapse of The Soviet Union and communism going with it countries that depended on the Soviet Union like Czechoslovakia and Romania were left in near disaster, worse then the countries that had just broken away from the Soviet Union.
Social: Popular culture of the U.S has affected Western European Nations so many ways that some people believe American influence can stop or lessen their original beliefs. Music, movies, television, and sports are all things that affect Western European Nations. Examples are the Latin Grammy awards, and the reggae music native to Jamaica.
Political: After the cold war the Christian Democratic Union of Helmut Kohl formed a new more conservative government. The communist government of East Germany as a result of the Soviet Rule was giving East Germany little to nothing. Jobs in east Germany were scarce and the overall economy was bad, that's why when Germany reunited the government led by Helmut Kohl took over Germany.
Economics: In the 1980s Western Europe still had high unemployment rates and overall economic woes. But the countries in Western Europe still seemed to have a bright future. The EU made a common currency for over 17 different countries which helped. France had arguably the most economic problems in Western Europe.
Economical: Honduras has had setbacks in growing their economy. Hurricane Mitch was estimated to have set Honduras back about 50 years after it destroyed around 35,000 homes. Overall the biggest problem with Latin America is the gap. between rich and poor; inequality. El Salvador, and Nicaragua still struggle with poverty also.
Social: Mexican drug cartels recruit from former soldiers who do not have jobs from countries like El Salvador and Guatemala. El Salvador has also had to deal with a civil war and gang violence. In South America countries have lessened the gap between rich and poor because of their better economic growth, and better education.
Political: In Venezuela left-wing governments are trending as well as in most of Latin America. Hugo Chavez is an example of a left wing government president. Michelle Ballet in Chile as well. But overall based on success the best thing that may happened to Latin America is the elimination of Communist governments.
Political: Countire in Africa are developing into more democratic countries but their economic situations make it difficult. The OAU is there to help these countries.
Social: Fast population growth from immigration and natural born citizens. With the growing population pollution is rising. 2/3 of the people affected by AIDS live in Africa.
Economics: African countries are poor. The IMF arguably abuse poor countries in Africa to help wealthier nations. African states carry little weight to organizations like the WTO.
Social: China has the worlds largest population at 1.2 billion, the next closest is the U.S with 300 million. Because of this rule China had introduced a one-child policy. Because of this child policy China's population growth has gone from 2.2% to .6%.
Economical: Between the 1950's and the 190's Japan became the greatest exporting country in the world. Japan was projected to pass the United States as the world.s largest economy, until a collapse of the Japanese real estate market in the 1980's severely worsened the economy. Since then Japan has experienced deflation. Because of the Japanese economy the quality of domestic products has decreased.
Political: Kim Jong the second has ruled over North Korea using military forces. He has attempted to solidify his role using nuclear weapons. He is the son of Kim Jong and the youngest leader in the world at 29.
Economics: India is a growing world power. India has recently started their industry and technological jobs. But in India the population size has grown to such a large amount that poverty is a problem for over 20% of its people. But over half of India's population is 25 or under which tells us that a lot of their population still has potential to be further educated. But India's population economy is still growing. India is even projected to have the third largest economy by 2035.
Political: Pakistan's government has been corrupted as of lately. Benazir Bhutto was dismissed by the government for corruption but was re-elected. Benazir then attempted to crack down on opposition but was dismissed again in 1999. Even her successor was ousted for corruption in 2001.
Social: Myanmar is isolated under brutal military rule. Terrorism is still a challenge in the Philippines even though it is a democratic nation. Muslim rebels on the island of Mindanao have used terror for their demands of indepence.
poltical: A conservative victory in 2006 removed Jean chretien from office. Stephen harper became the new prime minister.
Social. Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in the americas. Mexico's drug cartels are terribly better than the U.S's crime organization. Mexico uses poor teens from countries like el Salvador to move drugs and watch kidnap victims.
Economics:Regan reduced welfare policies, school lunch programs, job programs and food stamps.This sent U.S policy in a new direction. The Regan Revolution is the largest peacetime military spending spree to date. In this time U.S budget deficit rose from 631 billion to over a trillion dollars .
Social: Terrorism has made Iraq enemies with the U.S. A specific example of terrorism would be Al- Qaeda whose head Osama bin-laden caused Iraq to be invaded by the U.S. After the invasion of Iraq from the U.S Iraq fell into civil war. The Sunni Muslims controlled central Iraq and the Shia Muslims controlled southern Iraq.
Economical: Afghanistan had had rapid yet bad economic growth. Oil, agriculture, and construction had all played parts in Afghanistan's economical growth. Afghanistan became a member of the World Trade organization in 2016.
political: Iran is under control of Muslim clerics who corrupt the election process. These clerics are strict when it comes to adherence of Islamic law. In 2009 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected. Mahmoud's re-election caused thousands of Iranians to protest the election.