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Wesley Murphy Political Science 11/13/09 Dr. Shanruo Ning Zhang Globalization When we think of globalization, naturally the first definition that comes to mind is the whole world as one connected system. That conclusion isn’t too far off from the truth; globalization is the interconnectedness of nations working together and their own economies intertwined with one another forming interdependence. An excellent example of this is the relationship between the United States and China, the economies of these two nations are so intertwined that there is great interdependence. Both countries heavily depend on the services that each provides; China has become a major exporter of goods and services that the United States heavily imports. This concept is largely a Western idea motivated by economic self-interests; shortly after World War 2 the United States made a significant effort to rebuild war torn Europe because we needed trading partners; our growth depended on other countries purchasing our goods. These economic self interests also include technological
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