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On one hand, the United States tried desperately hard not to let communism spread across the borders. On the other hand, the Soviet Union, having risen to the position military ascendancy, wanted to make sure it had a hold over other countries’ foreign, military and defense strategies. Additionally, the threat of a nuclear warfare became imminent with the respective centralizations of power in two regions that were geographically far apart. Europe became a focal point of contention for both the nations as neither of them was ready to forsake the advantages gained during the Great War. The Soviet Union assumed control of Eastern Europe courtesy of German’s defeat. The United States had political ambitions far greater than any other western countries in that it wanted to extend its military laterality to far and wide. Under these circumstances, developments on the political upfront following World War II were closely interlinked with one another. One event somehow heralded and legitimized its succeeding chain of events. Moreover, each major event was conditioned by the situation leading up to it. This essay is going to elaborate on the major political events that took place in the next five decades following World War II. The events to be discussed are the rise of consumerism in the 1950s, the Vietnam War in the 1960s, Iranian revolution in the 1970s, the fall of Berlin Wall in the 1980s and global terrorism in the 1990s.
Differences of opinion between the Soviet Union and the United States had existed for a long time, much before the Great War broke out in 1939. The great economic depression in the 1930s following the labor movements in Canada had already had a detrimental effect on American political idealism. An overwhelming sense of disillusionment and despair hovered upon the general psyche in the country. However, this difference of opinion did not surface much as both the nations formed allies to defeat the Axis forces. But once the War was
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World War II.There were two world wars, World War1 and World War 11 in the 20th century fought across the globe and had dire effects on humanity and infrastructure. Indeed, the effects of the two wars were felt in almost all countries. World War1 was fought mostly in Europe between 1914 and 1918.
Most of the countries that were colonized especially by the ‘great powers’ has shown to have remarkable development as to their economy, politics, society and community, culture, and language. However, other countries had been into decolonization. Hence, this paper tries to examine the factors and reasons that led to decolonization of Asia and Africa.
From inventions to celebrity to war, you name it this half century held them all. Elvis gyrated, the Beatles came and went, and There were three wars, and cures for diseases were found, along with new diseases. Transplants of human organs went from, “They can do what?” to being one of the most successful medical stories of our time.
According to the paper the events have left marks in many people’s lives; however, some of the end-results have been worthwhile. Intended goals were achieved and not everything was in vain. The aim of this paper is to take the reader through various significant events, what caused them, who caused them, how goals were achieved, and lastly how they positively and negatively affected the world.
Japan, Germany, and Italy, after the World War I was so anxious to recuperate their powers, this led to dictatorship and the need to expand boundaries without considering their neighbors. The League of Nations faced a lot of difficulty to stop the second Sino-Japanese war, which was witnessed in 1931 because of its weakness leading to violation of treaties and agreement.
The war also provided a brilliant example of the danger involved in the uncontrolled use of modern devastating weapons for resolving contradictions that initially had non-military nature. Unfortunately, the current political developments across the globe suggest that this example remains topical even these days and should be strictly considered by modern policymakers: the Second World War convincingly demonstrated that even the most costly lessons often turn useless.
Some of these present political, economic, and personal point of views. But majority presents plain aggression for mass consumption, mainly male audiences for possible blockbusters or bestsellers. Others are simply honest.
The Vietnam war (and other American wars) has produced a long list of books that include among others: "War of Numbers: An Intelligence Memoir", "Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television", "Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad, 35 Years in the World's War Zones", "Four Hours in My Lai", "Brennan's War: Vietnam 1965-1969", "The New Face of War", "Following Ho Chi Minh: The Memoirs of a North Vietnamese Colonel", "A Rumor of War", "The 13th Valley", "
r was fought during the years 1939 to 1945 and the combatants were the Allied Powers consisting of Britain, France, Russia and the United States on one side against the Axis Powers of Japan, Germany and Italy on the other. After an uneasy peace since the First World War, the