Theme: Change–Global Issues (8/11)

Theme: Change–Global Issues

Since the end of World War II, the world has faced many issues that have affected countries, regions, and the global community. The solutions to these issues are often complex and have met with varying degrees of success.


Select two global issues that have occurred since the end of World War II and for each
• Describe how this issue has affected a specific country or region or the global community
• Explain a solution that has been proposed to address the issue
• Discuss the extent to which this solution has been successful in solving the issue

You may use any global issue from your study of global history. Some suggestions you might wish to consider include deforestation, nuclear proliferation, AIDS, famine, terrorism, refugees, pollution, desertification, and child soldiers.

You are not limited to these suggestions.

—August 2011 Regents Exam


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