THE COLD WAR.
Discusses its dominance in world affairs. The United States and the Soviet Union engaged in ideological, political and economic battle. Use of poor, underdeveloped Third World nations in the battle between the two super powers. Major events of the Cold War. Collapse of the Soviet Union. Nuclear threat.
Examines theories on development of civilization in context of increasing complexity of life, technology, urban pressures, progress, aggression.
The Kennedy Presidency
Describes some of the incidents & achievements of the Kennedy Administration, focusing on foreign affairs. Concludes that the Kennedy presidency was one of unfulfilled promises.
Examines political & global origins of Cold War & the nuclear build-up, films reflecting nuclear fear, Cuban Missile Crisis.
The President as Commander in Chief
Stream of consciousness essay which records personal feelings about the role of the President as commander in chief. Touches briefly on a number of topics from Hiroshima to Haiti.
Nuclear Arms Race
This paper evaluates the nuclear arms race and nuclear deterrence in terms of Christian ethics.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS.
Analysis of the diplomatic strategies employed to avert a confrontation between the U.S. & Soviet Union.
U.S. COLD WAR POLICY.
Examines U.S. foreign policy in the 1960s. Contends that policy was based on Cold War ideology & policy of containment, especially of Communism. & the Soviet Union. American failure in Cuba & Vietnam. Actions of Presidents Kennedy & Johnson. Cuban Missle Crisis, Bay of Pigs, escalation of war in Vietnam.