Students will examine the impact of those reforms within the Soviet Union, on the Soviet communist bloc, and in the world.
- 1914–Present: Crisis and Achievement in the 20th Century
The second half of the 20th century was shaped by the Cold War, a legacy of World War II. The United States and the Soviet Union emerged as global superpowers engaged in ideological, political, economic, and military competition.
The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the communist bloc in Europe had a global impact.