Capitalism Versus Communism: The United States Versus the Soviet Union in the Cold War Years

POLI 457 International Relations

Week 3 Case Study

Capitalism Versus Communism: The United States Versus the Soviet Union in the Cold War Years

Describe and examine the forms of government, economic systems, and foreign policies of the United States and the U.S.S.R. (Soviet Union) during the Cold War years (1945-1991). Also discuss the ultimate outcome of the Cold War: who won, who lost, and the results that impact the world today.

You are required to write a two- to four-page paper showing depth of thought and analysis of the material. Using references from the book and outside sources, properly cite and create a reference list with all sources used, and ensure that you review your work for spelling and grammar mistakes.