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

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

***** its ********** Communism had spread to include other nations as well, particularly those in the Asian regions, such ***** Ch*****a and the nor*****rn parts of Korea and Vietnam, as well as Cambodia. With the proliferation of nations adopting the ***** social and politico-economic paradigm, Western nations, specifically Great Britain ***** 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 W*****r that created divisions among *****, wherein two factions were *****: those ***** support the Communist Agenda, and those who support the Modernist Project, which 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 of *****, it fell immediately, particularly ***** the Eastern European nations.

However, political and ***** ***** have contributed ***** the fall of Communism. It is erroneous to claim that Communism failed because it is, in its entirety, a faulty ***** created by Marx. These political ***** economic factors are significantly related to the US and Britain's Modernist Project, which developed within the Marshall Aid Plan. The Marshall Plan was created ***** provide financial aid and ***** to Eastern *****, as well ***** Asian, nations who have been crippled ***** the effects of World War II. Through the creation of organizations that provide financial and social support, such as the World Bank and United Nations, respectively, ***** that need rehabilitation after World ***** II were given indirect financial aid ***** political ***** from the US and Britain.

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

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