There Is A Saying That Goes “History Repeats Itself” And

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There is a saying that goes “History repeats itself” and it has many times. For example when the “German Democratic Republic” decided to build the Berlin Wall to keep “West Berlin from surrounding East Germany” (The Berlin 1). It was constructed to “keep out emigrants” and the “flood of refugees” (The Berlin 1). The wall failed though in November of 1989 (Why did 1). The wall Trump wants to build is just repeating history. His plan is to build a wall along the Mexican-American border to keep out illegal immigrants and drug trafficking. Even though Trump’s idea of the border wall will keep out unwanted invaders, like any country would want, it will also create diplomatic and economic conflict and environmental issues amongnMexico and the …show more content…

With this in mind, if the United States does build the wall along the Mexican-American border there are high risks for Mexico or America to leave NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement).
Trump has stated in his campaign trail that he wants to “renegotiate” NAFTA. NAFTA was endorsed in the 1990’s and the countries of North America have traded with this agreement ever since (Greenberg 1). Despite this agreement keeping the peace among these three countries, Trump says, in a debate, “NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country” (Greenberg 1). He plans to revise the agreement a bit with Canada but with Mexico he, in a way, wants a new agreement stating that Mexico will pay for the wall. Trump is pushing and finding different ways to get Mexico to pay and that will just cause more problems among the countries. The President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, has stated multiple times that Mexico won’t pay for wall and has even canceled a meeting that was supposed to bring these two presidents to talk about relations among the nations. With Nieto canceling this important meeting already shows there’s conflict among the two leaders. Despite the two not agreeing on this controversial issue, Trump has began preparations for the wall to go up.
The wall, according to Time Magazine, “The senate majority leader,

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