Eastern European Revolutions
An analysis of the factors that influenced the wave of revolutions in Eastern Europe in 1989.
# 125618 | 1,250 words | 15 sources | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in International Relations (Cold War) , International Relations (U.S.) , History (European - 20th Century) , European Studies (Collapse of the Soviet Empire)
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This paper provides a discussion of the key aspects in Eastern European nations that helped spawn the wave of revolutions in 1989 that successfully caused the collapse of the Soviet Union and ended the Cold War. How Soviet and U.S. foreign policy played a role in these rejections of Communist regimes is also addressed.
From the Paper:"Within the span of a few months, the former one-party Soviet-republics of Eastern Europe experienced a wave of revolution that witnessed the overthrow of communist regimes in Poland, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Romania. The impact of these revolutions is extremely significant. As one historian notes; "The Revolutions of ... greatly altered the balance of power in the world and marked, together with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the end of the Cold War and the beginning of the Post-Cold War era." Revolutions..."
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