22 terms

Vocab Lesson 14

British dominion over India (1757-1947)
Desmond Tutu
South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
Indian national Congress
A movement and political party founded in 1885 to demand greater Indian participation in government. Its membership was middle class, and its demands were modest until World War I. Led after 1920 by Mohandas K. Gandhi, appealing to the poor. (p. 663)
Pan Africanism
emphasized the unity of Africans and people of African descent around the world
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
Civil Disobedience
a group's refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral (as in protest against discrimination)
Passive Resistance
peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
indian soldiers
Royal governors sent by Spain to rule in the King's name.
Economic exploitation
the act of using another person's labor without offering them an adequate compensation
United Nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
the ability of a government to determine their own course of their own free will
the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against non-whites
Yom kippur War
Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur)
Moltandas Gandhi
Jomo kenyatta
A nationalist leader who fought to end oppressive laws against Africans; later became the first Prime Minister of Kenya
Nelson Mandela
South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
Jawaharlal Nehru
Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule
Golda Meir
Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
Gamal Abdul Nasser
dictator in Egypt who wants US to help build Aswan Dam while he's also buying weapons from Soviets; nationalizes Suez Canal