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Economic and political factors that led to the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe

Right after the Second World War, a new war had pervaded humanity with the gradual dom*****ance and spread of Communism in the Eastern ***** and Asian regions. Proposed as Karl Marx's program for ***** creation of a socialist society in the modern period, ***** ***** ga*****ed inspiration for countries who tried to veer away from the influence ***** the Western world, and adopt a ***** society that contradicts the principles of capitalism. Believing that indeed, capitalism has an inevitable propensity to create stratification and marginalization to specific groups in the *****, Eastern European nations formed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR or Soviet Union) in order to push through Marx's proposition that a soci*****list, Communist society be established.

With its ********** Communism had spread ***** include other nations as well, particularly those in the ***** regions, such as China ***** the northern parts of Korea and Vietnam, as well as Cambodia. With the proliferation of nations adopting ***** Communist social and politico-economic paradigm, Western nations, specifically Great Britain and United States, felt threatened that these Communist nations would oppose the prevalent status quo among most societies, which are all capitalist economic societies. What thus transpired was a Cold ***** that *****d divisions among *****, wherein two factions were created: those who support the Communist Agenda, ***** those who support ***** Modernist Project, ***** portrayed capitalism as better, more liberal, and successful than Communism. Indeed, history illustrated that the Communist agenda to establish a soci*****list society did not succeed, and a few decades after the rise ***** *****, it fell immediately, particularly among the Eastern European nations.

*****, political ***** ***** ***** have contributed ***** ***** fall of Communism. It is erroneous to claim ***** Communism failed because it is, in its entirety, a f*****ulty ***** ***** by Marx. These political and economic factors are significantly related to the US and Britain's Modern*****t Project, which developed within the Marshall Aid Plan. The Marshall Plan was created ***** provide financial aid and support to Eastern European, as well as Asian, nations who have been crippled by the effects ***** World War II. Through the creation of organizations that provide financial and social support, ***** as the World Bank and United Nations, respectively, ***** that need rehabilitation after World ***** II were given indirect financial aid ***** political ***** from the ***** and Britain.

***** Modernist ***** through the Marshall Plan w***** the political factor that led to the fall of Communism in ***** Europe. With Eastern European nations enticed by the financial aid and political support ***** ***** US and Britain provided, it became easier for them ***** ********** the hold of Communism. Furthermore, because ***** and a socialist economy ***** still in ***** **********, the effects of a prolet*****rian-led society did ***** bring out the expected results among these Communist nations. In effect, primarily due to the strong ***** influence and economic power of the US

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