The Cold War is often described as the decades-long struggle between the United States and
Soviet Union that managed to avoid breaking out into open armed conflict. While partially true,
some have argued that in fact many of the fiercest battles between these two powers were carried
out through proxy wars in the Third World. Use three examples from the post-war period to
either support or reject this assertion.
Trace the history of genocide (as we’ve covered it) from the beginning of the 20th century up to
Some might argue that since the British Empire, the world has been growing into a smaller, more
tightly connected community of nations. Do you agree or disagree with this idea? What evidence
do you have for you position? Construct an argument that lays out your point of view.