Overview

Countries often work together to solve problems and fall into conflict when problems cannot be resolved. After learning about motivations and conditions that lead to action (or inaction), students analyze examples of international conflict and cooperation.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to...

  • Describe conflict and cooperation using past and current events, including the Vietnam War, the War in Afghanistan, the Kyoto Protocol, and the tsunami in Japan.
  • Analyze the conditions, actions, and motivations of past and current international events.

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