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Alex Menzo 5/10/11 World History Period 7. Nuclear Proliferation and Their Threat to World Peace. Rapid Production of Nuclear Weapons. Nuclear Proliferation- the increase in production of nuclear weapons. Nuclear Proliferation started during the cold war because of the Soviet Union.

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Alex Menzo

5/10/11

World History Period 7

Nuclear Proliferation and Their Threat to World Peace


Rapid Production of Nuclear Weapons

  • Nuclear Proliferation- the increase in production of nuclear weapons.

  • Nuclear Proliferation started during the cold war because of the Soviet Union.


Nuclear Weapon State Map


China’s first nuke.

United States recent nuke.


Facts

  • Countries are still creating weapons today

    -North Korea- Has plans to launch nukes soon.

    -Iran- Has a uranium enrichment program they don’t plan on stopping.

Iran’s Nuke


Argument

  • The rapid production of nuclear weapons throughout the world should not be permitted because;

    • They are dangerous

    • They are expensive

    • They put countries without them at a huge disadvantage

    • Nukes are hard to handle


Supporting Ideas

  • Making nuclear weapons can put a country into major debt.

  • Nukes destroy large areas killing many people at one time.


Quiz Questions

  • What is nuclear proliferation?

  • What country started nuclear proliferation?

  • Why would a country be at a disadvantage if they didn’t have nuclear weapons? Give two reasons.


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