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Stuxnet

In 2006, relations between Iran and the U.S. were tense. The Bush administration considered Iran's nuclear program a growing threat that had to be dealt with, but did not consider military intervention an option. To intervene silently, the NSA and a secret Israeli agency created Stuxnet, a virus that would stealthily sabotage the computers controlling Iran's nuclear centrifuges.

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Haitian Occupation

The Haitian Occupation was when the U.S. got involved with Haiti to use as a naval base and reduce foreign influence so there would be less to compete for. There were many bad outcomes from the involvement of the United States, but there were positive aspects as well that allowed Haiti to become more independent from the other nations that were controlling it as well. We decided to focus on this topic because it seemed less well known than the Haitian Revolution, and there were many events that lead up to the beginning and the end of the Haitian Occupation. We decided to create more of a timeline because it illustrates what happened and how it happened. (There weren't a lot of statistical evidence about this time period, so we stuck to important dates that explained why this event in history happened).
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Nicaragua

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The US has had a long standing history ​in Nicaragua and has chosen quite a few of the leaders for them. This info graphic shows the pattern of the outcomes of the different leaders the U.S. approved to rule the nation. The power usually got to the leaders and ended quite badly. We chose this subject because it seemed the most interesting and Ms Jonas has close ties to the country.
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Haitian Occupation

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This graph is about the Haitian Occupation. The United States had an interest in Haiti years before its occupation because of its availability as a naval base. Loans were given to Haiti to aid in their instability problem, and to lessening their foreign influence and competition for Haiti’s land. However, the debt was too large for Haiti to pay off, which resulted in France intervening.
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Vietnam Civilian Casualty Infographic

United States involvement in the Vietnam War was advertised as a war against communism. People were told that the government was fighting to stop the spread of communism across Asia, and that Vietnam's communist Viet Cong's defeat would end that. What the war ended up being was a massive slaughter of civilians and long lasting damage to property. It even had lasting negative effects on our veterans. Our infographic focuses on the damage dealt to those not considered "the enemy".
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Le infograph by Salas Saul

Le infograph shows the interest and reason why the U.S. invaded the island of Puerto Rico. The actions conflicted on it caused Spain to do that was originally involving just with Cuba because of a American ship exploded, which was called the Maine, and because of that, the U.S. saw this as an excuse to conquer land to invest money and build military.

I did this because I liked Puerto Rico and wanted to know a bit more about it since I go there.

>>CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO EXPAND<<
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The Berlin Airlift Infographic

This infographic is on the Berlin Airlift and some of the events leading up to it. After World War II, the Allies, America, France, the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom, spilt Germany into four pieces for each Ally and the capital of Berlin was also divided into four, even though it was deep in the Soviet territory. The Soviet Union cut off Berlin from the outside and so other three the Allies started the Berlin Airlift to give supplies to their sections. The infographic gives more details about this all. 
I chose this topic because World War II is the most interesting part of history to me and this gave me a good idea and new information about what happened afterwards. 
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Haiti Earthquake Infographic (With Josh Berg)

https://magic.piktochart.com/output/5159629-final-haiti-infographic

Our infographic was decidedly focused on a topic in U.S. foreign relations that did not involve war or any kind of military conflict. We wanted to focus on a chapter in U.S. history where we were lending a helping hand to a country in need. The united States was a big player in the Haiti relief effort, helping the country get back on its feet after the disaster. 
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Vietnam War Impacts

I decided to focus on the Vietnam war since it was such a controversial time in U.S history. I was interested to learn about why people were so opposed to the war, and how the war impacted people both in the U.S and Vietnam. In the info-graphic I looked more closely at the medical/ psychological impacts the war had on both fighting sides. 
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Cruice-Barnett's New EP 'U.S. Foreign Policy' Including New Hit Single: Vietnam ft. Mitchell Berven-Stotz

Mitchell Berven-Stotz and I created an infographinc detailing the negative aspects of the Vietnam war, such as the herbicide Agent Orange and the civilian casualties. I was interested in exploring the Vietnam war because it was a topic that I did not know a great deal about and I wanted to explore an instance of U.S. involvement that ended poorly for the U.S.
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U.S. & Nicaragua; 1909 - 1933

I anted to focus on U.S. interactions with a South American country. When I did research I found out that the United States had several interaction with Nicaragua. I focused on the years 1909 to 1933 because there was a U.S. military presence in Nicaragua during all those years. The U.S. interacted with Nicaragua because it wanted to help control who was president, and wether the liberal or conservative party was in control of the Nicaraguan Government.
https://magic.piktochart.com/output/5124370-us-amp-nicaragua#
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U.S. Involvement in the Korean War

During the years of 1950 through 1953, North and South Korea struggled to agree to a government that can unite the two Koreas together. However, North Korea already joined the Soviet Union and agreed to become a communist nation. Therefore, when North Korea invaded South Korea to take South Korea under control, the U.S. got involved. The U.S. wanted to contain communism. 

I choose this topic to study because I wanted to learn more about what exactly happened during the war. I already knew the general gist of the war, but I wanted to learn more in-depth what U.S. South Korea gained or lost in result of the Korean War.
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Laos Infographic - Zoe Schwingel-Sauer

Javier and I chose to study and research the Laotian War because we wanted to investigate an event involving U.S. foreign policy that we hadn't heard about. When researching the Vietnam War, we came across the Laotian Civil War. As we looked more deeply into the subject, we learned that the U.S. had formed an alliance with Laos. They had formed an alliance because Vietnam is right next to Laos, and therefore the U.S. had a military advantage in the Vietnam War. 

Click here for infograph.
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U.S. and China Economic Relations

Our topic focusses on the relationship between the U.S. and China. It gives background on the history of trading with them and it covers the current state we are in. Through the years, China has been the owner of more and more debt from the United States. We also connect the growing population to the trillions of dollars of debt the United States owes China. We decided to focus on this topic because we wanted to research the U.S. economy and we knew that the U.S. was thoroughly involved with China so we just put it together!
https://infogr.am/us_and_china_economic_relation
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Iran-U.S. Relations

My infographic covers three major events in the history of Iran-U.S. relations: the coup of Mohammad Mossadegh, the Iran-Contra Affair, and the use of Stuxnet to delay the Iran's development of fully-enriched uranium. The United States has taken many covert actions against Iran in pursuit of our own economic and political interests. The U.S. involvement in all three of the aforementioned events is very interesting and often hard to believe. Learning about Iran-U.S. relations gives a new perspective on what the U.S. is capable of. 
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Media Influence- Foreign Policy

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My topic is about the influence media has in the world. The United States exports tv shows/films/music etc and they are used to reflect the lives of Americans. Or, they are suppose t. The world is reflecting of these and have not so nice things to say about them. 
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Samoan Infographic

This infographic is about American Samoa and their citizens. This infographic focuses on the main issues that America has had a great impact on. The infographic mainly focuses on the money involvement and military of America Samoa. 
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Liberia: Home of the Slaves

​I explored the idea of Liberia being founded to house freed American Slaves. Liberia was founded by the American Colonization Society. Liberia still to this day has strong ties with the United States. 
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Chemical Weapons in Iraq

​The United States troops and the Central Intelligence Agency have worked together to secretly purchase and remove all illegal and dangerous chemical weapons from Iraq. The United Nations began investigating the weapons that Iraq produced for the Gulf War during 1990-1991. When the United States took military action against Iraq, everything seemed normal until troops started coming across old, corroding, and volatile chemical weapons. In 2005 a secret operation (Operation Avarice) began and the CIA and US troops were able to purchase and remove over 400 weapons. Today, we do not know why Operation Avarice was kept secret from regular troops nor do we know many more details of the operation.
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US Involvement in Iraq- Deadly Chemical Weapons

​The United States troops and the Central Intelligence Agency have worked together to secretly purchase and remove all illegal and dangerous chemical weapons from Iraq. The United Nations began investigating the weapons that Iraq produced for the Gulf War during 1990-1991. When the United States took military action against Iraq, everything seemed normal until troops started coming across old, corroding, and volatile chemical weapons. In 2005 a secret operation (Operation Avarice) began and the CIA and US troops were able to purchase and remove over 400 weapons. Today, we do not know why Operation Avarice was kept secret from regular troops nor do we know many more details of the operation.
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The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Infographic)

The Infographic: ​
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1GNpoT6EyUCN2szUjBFbEhLdDQ/view?usp=sharing

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Introduction:

This infographic spotlights the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, I takes a look at one of the reasons the U.S. dropped the bomb on Japan. It also discusses the bombs themselves and they are compared to show how they both were extremely dangerous. I chose to focus on this topic since it was an extreme case of American intervention (on civilians no less) that ended up killing hundreds of thousands and even after the bombing damaged the land. 
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