The Emergence of the World

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The Emergence of the “Third World”: Decolonization and the Cold War Negative consequences of Cold War Having a relationship with either the U.S. or Soviet Union would cause economic  problems “neo-colonialism”- former European colonies finds itself politically independent but  economy controlled by some outside country Support for authoritarian governments rather than those who will be more responsive to  what the people need Both the U.S. and Soviet Union would back different sides that are already in conflict or  put countries in conflict in order to advance their own interests against other opponents U.S. culture is being spread throughout the world, big concern for local cultural leaders Positive Third world countries were able to extract resources from both countries by playing each  other against themselves Negotiating the Bi-Polar World: 1945-1975
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course HIST 1214 taught by Professor Mjalexander during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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