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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Policy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.
  2. Rapidly growing, new industrial nations of the late twentieth century, including the Asian Tigers.
  3. Members of a leftist coalition that overthrew the Nicaraguan dictatorship of Anastasia Somoza in 1979 and attempted to install a socialist economy. The United States financed armed opposition by the Contras. The Sandinistas lost national elections in 1990.
  4. War waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.
  5. Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.

5 True/False questions

  1. Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniSocialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.

          

  2. Saddam HusainMembers of a leftist coalition that overthrew the Nicaraguan dictatorship of Anastasia Somoza in 1979 and attempted to install a socialist economy. The United States financed armed opposition by the Contras. The Sandinistas lost national elections in 1990.

          

  3. keiretsuAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

  4. demographic transitionCommunist Party leader who forced Chinese economic reforms after the death of Mao Zedong.

          

  5. Asian TigersMembers of a leftist coalition that overthrew the Nicaraguan dictatorship of Anastasia Somoza in 1979 and attempted to install a socialist economy. The United States financed armed opposition by the Contras. The Sandinistas lost national elections in 1990.

          

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