How did the expansion of a global consumer economy after World War II serve as a catalyst to oppo...

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How did the expansion of a global consumer economy after World War II serve as a catalyst to opposition movements in eastern and western Europe? by Mind Map: How did the expansion of a global consumer economy after World War II serve as a catalyst to opposition movements in eastern and western Europe?

1. Soviet Union

1.1. Post WWII war producing economy and industry

1.1.1. Modern economic policies that arose

1.1.2. Arms race led to economic overspending

1.1.2.1. Economic failure in Soviet Union, fear of bankcruptsy

1.1.2.1.1. Demand for consumer goods

1.1.2.1.2. Fall of Soviet Union

1.2. Invasion of Afghanistan in 1979

2. United States and the West

2.1. Arms Race

2.2. Modern Economic Policies

2.2.1. Increased military budget

2.2.2. Expansion of global markets

2.2.3. Hostility towards Communism

3. Independence Movements

4. Clash between opposing ideologies