• History
    of 1929 – reasons for and economic and social impact - Election of Roosevelt – ‘New Deal’ - Analysis of the New Deal – legislation and programmes for relief, recovery and reform - Opposition to the New Deal – analysis of the criticism - Assessment of the New Deal – to what extent did it weaken or...
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  • Internationa Relation
    would strengthen southern nation-states. The decline of ‘hard geopolitics’ in a post-nuclear age weakens northern, but not most southern, states. Yet ‘soft geopolitics’ is everywhere bringing new state functions and maintaining the strength of inter-national networks. Identity politics...
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  • Mixed Economy
    are undertaken by the government, and there is more interference by the STATE than there would be in a MARKET ECONOMY. A mixed economy thus combines the characteristics of both CAPITALISM and SOCIALISM." Mixed economy entry in The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition, Houghton Mifflin...
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  • Cold War
    . Poland Truman was not happy with decision regarding Poland made at Yalta. Challenged “Oder-Neisse Line” Insisted to “re-organize” Polish government (establish a brand new one) did not feel it was free and democratic USA did not like Stalin’s offer to include more London Poles within the...
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  • Files
    to President; Social Security: insurance against sickness, accidents, unemployment, and old age; Enhanced social welfare programs in the 1950s-1960s to help disadvantaged social groups; Liberal: USA, democrats, assoc. with Roosevelt’s New Deal reforms, liberal programs give rights and equal...
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  • Essay Questions
    supplied aid to groups against communism.BUT may have delayed the end of the Cold War by showing the USSR that the USA was so hostile.Soviet leadership did not try to engage in Reagan’s arms race.Sometimes supported regimes that were not a good advert for capitalism and freedom e.g. the Philippines | *PM...
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  • Emerging Markets
    2.15 to the dollar since March 2005, would be devalued in a new multi-tiered exchange rate regime. The rate will be fixed at 2.6 for the import of essential goods and 4.3 for non-essential goods. 1. What monetary arrangement is used in Venezuela? 2. Why did the Chavez regime devalue the...
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  • Student
    support by friendly neightbours, neightbours having a hard time which also weakens you. Neightbours going from friendly to unfriendly. Oil embargo 1973. * Societies response to problems, Easterns Island and the Vikings could not deal with the deforestation issues. Japan and New Guinea could...
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  • Globalization
    1980s in the USA and the UK in particular. His major works, Capitalism and Freedom (1962) and, with his wife Rose, Free to Choose (1980) had a considerable impact on emergent neoliberal thinking. ‘new’ world economy. Only a few states, like China, were able to deal with neoliberal globalization on...
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  • An Economic Agnostic OF THE NEW DEAK
    TO WHAT EXTENT DID THE NEW DEAL WEAKEN/STRENGHTEN CAPITALISM IN THE USA An Economic Agnostic In regard to economic theory, Roosevelt was an agnostic. He was surrounded by academic advisors representing a hodge-podge of views, but he was bound by no particular philosophy. Lacking the wisdom...
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  • History Notes
    communist were Russia then the USA Him and his wife had a loving relationship Lived in a messy house, she came from Prussian nobility but did not mind, affectionate love Poor Henry of Simon (1760) Father of Socialism Presents way to deal with wealth of France All society built the wealth, all...
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  • Cold War 4
    , Britain and the USA. Since late 1941 Stalin urged Churchill to "open" a second front and thus relieve the Red Army. To the Soviets the denial of a second front meant that the USA and Britain were deliberately aiming to weaken the Russians. Although Sicily was invaded, Italy eventually liberated and D...
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  • To What Extent Did the Development of the Cold War Influence Stalin’s Policies Inside the Ussr?
    To what extent did the development of the Cold War influence Stalin’s policies inside the USSR? Up until 1945 the tensions between the USSR and the USA had been covered by the fact that both sides were trying to fight against Hitler and therefore relations up until the war had been relaxed...
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  • Part 1
    → agriculture (41% in USA) Post – Mao * Capitalism rising (coastal areas) * Shanghai: new buildings; wealth coming in * South: Special Economic Zones (SEZ) * Western management & free trade can exist * Interior still domain of large state enterprises * Do not make...
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  • Cold War Notes
    . Military. If any country in the pact were to be the victim of aggression, other countries in the pact would defend them. Response to West Germany entering NATO. Why did the Cold war not develop before 1945? Neither the USA or USSR took the world role. No will on part of the...
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  • Lolol
    believed the USA was trying to buy allies and it would weaken his control in Eastern Europe Berlin Blockade and Airlift: 1948 * In January 1947, USA & GB form Bizonia * December 1947, London Conference to discuss future of Germany but USSR not invited * January 1948, Stalin stops...
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  • Povert & Social Inequality
    structures meant to prevent future depressions). Another way of understanding FDR's Depression-fighting efforts is to analyze the politics of the New Deal. Generally speaking, the overall aim of the New Deal was essentially conservative. The New Deal sought to save capitalism and the fundamental...
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  • Kurdistan
    movement and the national struggle in the other parts of Kurdistan. After the new colonial capitalism developed in Turkey, its effects were then seen in Kurdistan, and in the 1960s a colonialist form of Turkish capitalism began to spread through Kurdistan. In Kurdistan, this economic structure...
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  • Cold War..
    all – a genuine desire to avoid confrontation with the USA. Many of these recent studies of early Cold War history are increasingly portraying the Cold War as a CLASH OF IDEOLOGIES – as a clash between Capitalism and Communism: The long-term causes of the Cold War The roots of the Cold War are...
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  • Charley Clark
    the “New Economy.” As we will see the changes brought about by the “New Economy” have greatly weaken the ability to spread the benefits of economic growth more equitably. CHALLENGES OF THE “NEW ECONOMY” So far we have argued that economic equity is not merely following the letter of the law...
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