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between the two power blocs, which led to an international power struggle with both parties vying for control and dominance, exploiting every chance for expansion anywhere in the world. This supremacy battle led to the Cold War, which was a state of military and political tension after World War II between the Western bloc and the Eastern bloc. This paper discusses how the cold war shaped the socio-political and economic landscape of the U.S.
As the cold war came to dominance, most of American policies toward the rest of the world, attitudes about immigration and immigration policies began to change. “The increasing prevalence of an internationalist ideology led to the passage and implementation of the Displaced Persons Acts of 1948 and 1950, which brought more than 400,000 European refugees into the US...”( McLaughlin & Mary, 15). By the early 1960s, calls to reform U.S immigration policy had increased, majorly because of the growing strength of the civil rights movement. The focus of civil rights movement was the importance of equal treatment regardless of nationality or race; this led many to view the quota system that was in place since 1920 as backward and discriminatory. The Congress debated and eventually passed the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965(McLaughlin & Mary, 76).This Act greatly changed the face of the American population.
The US has been involved in many wars with different objectives and results. However, one thing stands out from the wars that the U.S has been involved in, that is, the wars have served as crusades of political instruments. The only war that was exception to these objectives was the Korean and Vietnam wars. The war was a cold war-era proxy war that started in November 1955 and lasted for 20 years. The war had far-reaching consequences for the US. Many lives were lost; “….US lost more than 58,000 soldiers while more than 150,000 soldiers were wounded” (Hosch, 43). These harsh consequences led the Congress to
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The United States came to the rescue of Kuwait and, under the authorization of the United Nations, drove the Iraqis back to their domestic border. This Gulf War, as it is called, affected Kuwait’s previously thriving economy. It caused heavy damage to Kuwait’s oil industry, incurred several war debts and reconstruction costs, and caused the loss of essential foreign workers.
Regardless of all these facts, there was one important connecting factor that no ruler or person from any part of the world would have ignored and that was the power of the Christian church. The church was in itself a political body, which was capable of negotiating and manipulating world affairs.
It should not be much surprising since local government and the state enmesh in the economy, social and demographic trend at all sectors and levels. State activities in this trends range from the high basics like staff employment to run the operations to the arcane like for telecommunication companies’ regulation (Esser 277).
Most of them depicted it as patterns of shared values and beliefs that over time produce behavioral norms adopted in solving problems (Hofstede, 1980; Kotter, 1992).
However, Schein (1990) reckoned a more appropriate definition of culture: a body of solutions to problems that have worked consistently and are taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think about, and feel in relation to those problems.
The richest fruit of Luther's leisure in the Wartburg, and the most important and useful work of his whole life, is the translation of the New Testament, by which he brought the teaching and example of Christ and the Apostles to the mind and heart of the Germans in life-like reproduction.
In any business unless personal, professional or company norms are laid out people would not be able to resist crossing the lines of acceptable behaviour. However, lack of business in ethics is at an all-time high and ethics in simplest terms means to be able to discriminate between the right and the wrong.
According to the paper, the fixation with GDP as the adequate measure of a country’s economic growth is pointless, if the facts about pressing issues on human development pervade the country. A country may boast of rapid economic development but if their citizens are poor, the effect of hungry citizen, will eventually pull down the economy.