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  1. Polish trade union created in 1980 to protest working conditions and political repression. It began the nationalist opposition to communist rule that led in 1989 to the fall of communism in eastern Europe.
  2. Socialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.
  3. Alliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.
  4. Policy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.
  5. President of Iraq since 1979. Waged war on Iran in 1980-1988. In 1990 he ordered an invasion of Kuwait but was defeated by United States and its allies in the Gulf War (1991).

5 True/False questions

  1. newly industrialized economiesRapidly growing, new industrial nations of the late twentieth century, including the Asian Tigers.

          

  2. Thomas MalthusEighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.

          

  3. Mikhail GorbachevWar waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.

          

  4. proxy warsWar waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.

          

  5. Deng XiaopingPolicy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.