ead a paragraph or a section of the material you are working
Proliferation is best understood
as the rapid increase in the number and destructive capability
of armaments. Evidence of the impact of proliferation on
world affairs can be seen in the arms race between Germany
and Great Britain that helped to spark World War I; the
nuclear arms race between the superpowers, the U.S. and
the Soviet Union, that brought us to the brink of a World
War III; and the clandestine arms buildup in Iraq that helped
it fight the Gulf War.
sk yourself what the main ideas are.
ut the main ideas in your own words.
"Proliferation is the increase in armaments.
There are three pieces of evidence that show how proliferation
has affected world affairs. The first is the arms build-up
by England and Germany that led to World War I. The second
is the nuclear race between the US and Russia that almost
led to World War III. The last is the concealed weapons that
Iraq had that led to the Gulf War."
Questions about the reading.
Write on the front of the note card:
What are three events that show how world affairs have been
affected by proliferation of weapons?
Write on the back of the note card:
World War I - Germany and Great
The possibility of World War III
- U.S. and Soviet Union.
Iraq's concealed weapons used to
fight the Gulf War.