The Causes Of Globalization In Europe In The 20th Century

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When it comes to comparing the past with the present, the idea of globalisation is deliberated quite often. The twentieth century coined the term ‘globalisation’ as international organisations were introduced, aiming to reduce trade barriers and maintaining healthy global trade relations. On the other hand, the twenty-first century induced a fear of globalisation as companies were outsourcing their production allowing certain societies to continue development while others remained constant. In June 2016, Brexit (Britain’s exit) took place because the majority of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU). This event exhibits people disrupting the political mandate by voting against cultural and economic globalization. This paper briefly analyses the trend in trade over the last century that built the unstable political environment that stemmed the result of the UK elections. Initially, it will describe globalisation in the 20th century proceeding to that of the 21st century. Then, it will deliberate Brexit and the reasons behind it. Concluding by stating that globalisation is a valuable sign of moving forward that should be correctly reinforced globally and accepted by people accordingly.
Throughout the twentieth century, countries were creating treaties, trade blocs and global governance institutes to promote open market and free trade. Europe’s golden age of trade with very low tariff and high economic development began mid-19th century and collapsed

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