HIS 135 Capstone CheckPoint- End of the Cold War

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Capstone CheckPoint: End of the Cold War · Resources: Appendixes A and C · Submit a 150- to 200-word response in which you explain the role of the U.S. in the emerging global community. Since the world revolves around acquiring resources, consider economics as the main focus of your response. What factors have helped and hurt our economy. Answer: At the end of the Cold War, the United States reasserted their status as the only remaining superpower by acting as a mediating party for disputes stemming from the instability following the collapse of the Soviet Union. The U.S. gave finacial and moral support to the new nations developed as a result of the changing geopolitical environment. Most significantly, the U.S. provided a model of a
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Unformatted text preview: atable, yet flexible form of government, and offered help for those new governments seeking to design a workable Constitution modeled upon the pronicples of our own. Economically, the United States, trough privat industry, invested capital and infrastructure to help new nations gain and maintain economic stability, which would help in maintaining political stability. As a matter of foreign policy, the end of the Cold War allowed the United States to bend more of their international efforts toward non-cold war trouble spots. New initiatives for Middle East peace were attempted, and more attention was paid by the United States to internal strife in Africa....
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