To celebrate United Nations Day, many people experience different cultures by trying a foreign food or learning the language and customs of other countries. Official buildings may fly the U.N. flag to show the importance of the U.N. to the community. Often, students and politicians debate issues that are being tackled by the U.N.
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- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry through three separate lenses: the core countries lens, the semi-periphery countries lens, and the periphery countries lens. This allows for the discovery of how major economic, geographic, political, religious, and social factors come together to create the modern world.