The Evolution of Global Politics

1. Examine the ways in which nationalism has affected international relations from the French Revolution to the present day.

2. Write an essay discussing how Germany’s foreign policy decisions led to the outbreak of both the Great War and the Second World War.

3. What factors explain the initiation and continuation of the Cold War? What were some of the most important events that marked the Cold War?

4. The end of the Cold War in 1989 was a major milestone in international relations. What events helped bring it about? What were the short-term and long-term consequences?