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Book report 2

  1. 1. Book Report 2Khanna and Kotkin<br />By Beth Darrow<br />
  2. 2. The Second World Theme<br />This book is about the United States and its associations with other countries around the world. <br />The book’s emphasis is mainly on the actions of the United States, the European Union, and China.<br />
  3. 3. Second World theme continued<br />Parag Khanna explains in his book The Second World that the United States needs to become more active in the international relations or it will become a second world country.<br />The United States needs to make agreements with other countries, especially second world countries, so that we can have more profits and better relations with foreign countries.<br />
  4. 4. Second World theme continued<br />Khanna writes about the European Union being very active in making agreements between other European countries as well as countries outside of Europe. <br />Khanna believes that because of this, the capitol of the European Union, Brussels, will become like the new Rome.<br />He notes that countries such as Turkey will be crucial in defining the next decades in the world. Countries like Turkey and Mexico have the ability of choosing their allies and who they will allow to come into their countries to use their natural resources.<br />Khanna uses examples from many other countries in all the populated continents and explains possible interactions those countries may have with America.<br />
  5. 5. The Next Hundred Million theme<br />The Next Hundred Million by Joel Kotkin is a book the projects what will happen in the United States 40 years from now. <br />Kotkin believes that the United States will have a huge growth in population.<br />Kotkin believes that the growth will be so huge that one hundred million more Americans will be born.<br />
  6. 6. The Next Hundred Million theme continued<br />Kotkin points out that Americans will begin to create new neighborhoods and new networks within the country that will allow growth among communities.<br />Kotkin believes that growth inside communities will help to create America into becoming a more united and populous country.<br />
  7. 7. The Next Hundred Million theme continued<br />Kotkin notes that the United States will have a huge increase in different ethnicities and that minority ethnic groups will become the majority and vice versa.<br />The Hispanic population is going to be the largest ethnicity in the United States. Whites will be the next minority, then African Americans, then Asians, then other ethnicities.<br />Kotkin believes that the United States will be more prosperous if all Americans can learn to work together, and if America learns how to cooperate with other countries.<br />
  8. 8. Works Cited <br />The Second World by Parag Khanna<br />The Next Hundred Million by Joel Kotkin<br /> for all images<br />