Unit 5 Discussion Post Assignment Objectives: Practice written communication Synthesize significant historical concepts Provide specific historical evidence to support claims Prompt: Describe at least two examples of political resistance to carbon-fueled industrial capitalism and colonialism in during the Cold War and era of decolonization. Describe at least two examples of political resistance to carbon-fueled industrial capitalism and colonialism during the so-called energy crisis of 1973-74. Using the research skills you learned throughout this course, locate a contemporary news article (published within the previous 12 months) that reports on an issue regarding carbon energy somewhere in the world. What is the story being reported? How is the contemporary issue political (as defined throughout this unit’s book)? Give a summary of the issue and draw on concepts and/or evidence from the book to give context to better understand that contemporary issue. Do you see any similarities between the present and the past? In your response provide specific page number references and include the link to the contemporary news source. Directions: Your responses should draw on the material from chapters 4 and 5.
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1. a) Korea was liberated in 1945 as a result of Japan's defeat in World War II. In 1946, the United States gave up the Philippines. In 1947, Britain left... View This Answer