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  1. The World Since 1945

  2. The Cold War (1945-1991) • Bi-Polar World • Hot Spots • Korea • Vietnam • Truman Doctrine—Brezhnev Doctrine • Marshall Plan—Molotov Plan • NATO-Warsaw Pact • Arms Race • Space Race

  3. Areas of Potential Crisis • Berlin • West and East Germany • Berlin Airlift • Cuban Missile Crisis • Competition for “new” countries

  4. The Fall of the Soviet Union • Revocation of the Brezhnev Doctrine • Hungary 1956 • Czechoslovakia 1968 • Gorbachev • Perestroika • Glasnost • 1989 Revolutions • Fall of the USSR

  5. Trends in East Asia • China • Mao Zedong—1949 Communist Revolution • Peasants • Women • Nationalism Great Leap Forward Cultural Revolution • Deng Xiaoping • Four Modernizations • Tiananmen Square

  6. Japan • US occupation ends 1952 • Constitutional monarchy (democracy) • MITI—market economy with state “guidance” • 1970s oil shocks • Trade imbalance with West (US) • Leadership in the Pacific Rim

  7. Trends in the South Asia • Independence in 1947—Partition of India (Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim) • Nehru dynasty • Mixed economy (trends of socialism) • Non-alignment leader • Territorial disputes over Kashmir • Green Revolution • Since the 1980s movement toward market economy • India is world’s largest democracy • Creation of Pakistan and Bangladesh (1971)

  8. SE Asia • Asian Tigers • Hong Kong • Taiwan • Singapore • S. Korea • Vietnam War

  9. Trends in Latin America • Neo-Colonialism • Colossus of the North • Military rule, one party rule, dictatorship • Communism • Disparity between rich and poor • Cuba under Castro • ISI—Brazil and Bolivia –1970s

  10. Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa • Nationalism • Difficulty with democracy • One party rule, military rule, communism, civil war, genocide • Monoculture, economic dependence • HIV • poverty

  11. Trends in the Middle East • Iran • Overthrow of Western supported Shah • 1979 Islamic Revolution (theocracy) • American hostages • Iran-Iraq War • Nuclear weapons? • Iraq • Arab Social –Ba’ath Party • Saddam Hussein • Persian Gulf Wars • Weapons--Kurds

  12. Turkey • Ataturk • Westernization • NATO • European Union • Egypt • Nasser • Nationalization of the Suez Canal (Arab Socialism) • 1956 War • Sadat—Camp David Accords

  13. Israel • Zionism –Herzl (Dreyfus Affair; pogroms; Holocaust) • Partition 1948 (Palestine/Israel) • Wars: 1948, 1956, 1967, 1973 • Peace with Egypt; Jordan • Return of land; self-rule for Palestinian cities • Israeli politics/PLO/?