Universal Declaration of Rights
UN document (1948) stating that all people had certain basic rights including life, liberty, equality, justice and self-determination
Palestinian Liberation Organization; formed in 1964 with the purpose of creating a homeland for Palestinians in Israel
an international peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to provide security to the nations of the world
during the Cold War, the boundary separating the Communist nations of eastern Europe from the mostly democratic nations of western Europe
a United States program of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after World War II
North Atlantic Treaty Organization- a defensive military alliance formed in 1949 by ten Western European nations the United States and Canada
An agreement which Germany and Soviet Union promise not to attack one another
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
a form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield.
League of Nations
International organization founded in 1919 to promote world peace and cooperation but greatly weakened by the refusal of the United States to join.
practice of giving in to aggression in order to avoid war
The Third Republic of Germany which began Hitler's rule in 1933 and ended with his defeat in 1945
complete set of laws set up by Napoleon that eliminated many injustices
French colony in North America
First permanent English settlement in North America
the dutch holdings in modern New York state
Christians who belonged to non-catholic churches
the Church of England, run by Queen Elizabeth I
a member of a Protestant Church governed by elders (Presbyters) and founded on the teachings of John Knox
during the Reformation, a Protestant group that believed in baptizing only those persons who were old enough to decide to be Christian and in separation of church and state.
Pope Clement V moved the papacy from Rome to here in 1305