Interactive Outline--Europe After the Cold War

DIRECTIONS: Use the links throughout the outline below and others (where indicated) to answer the follow-up questions.


A. Fall of the USSR

...1) the USSR and its collapse
http://www.cyberessays.com/History/104.htm [read section entitled "1985-1991"]
Featured Player: Mikhail Gorbachov
http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/gorbachev.html
... 2) Post-Soviet Russia 1991-
http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/russian/chrono4.html
http://cyberprof.bradley.edu/Roach/HIS103/LECT/lecture09.html

Featured Player: Boris Yeltzin
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/hyplan/dmiguse/Russian/bybio.html
Featured Player: Vladimir Putin
http://www.abcnews.go.com/reference/bios/putin.html
....3) Conflict Over Independence
Former Republics
Case Study: Chechnya
http://russianculture.about.com/culture/russianculture/library/weekly/aa092099.htm

B. New Europe

....1) Conflicts in SE Europe
Case Study: Former Yugolslavia/Bosnia
http://www.540.com/bosnia/briefings/crisis.html
....2) Emergence of the European Union
http://europa.eu.int/abc-en.htm
Introduction of the Euro
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1998/euro/euro.overview/

Follow-up Questions
(secret word = globalinks - quiz = IO-EuropeNow)