Dayton Peace Accords

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{{infobox| image = [[File:Formal signing of the Dayton Peace Accord.jpg]]| caption = The agreement reached at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio in November 1995, and formally signed in Paris on December 14, 1995. These accords put an end to the three and a half year long war in Bosnia, one of the armed conflicts in the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.}}
<p>The Dayton Peace Accords, negotiated at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio in 1995, paved the way toward ending years of ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.</p>
<p>During the late 1980s and early 1990s, numerous communist countries experienced upheavals. The United States had emerged from the Cold War victorious, and people who had lived under communism for decades rose up and overthrew their communist governments. Struggles ensued, sometimes violent ones, as different factions tried to gain control of the new governments.</p>