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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. During the Cold War, local or regional wars in which the superpowers armed, trained, and financed the combatants.
  4. Policy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.
  5. Socialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.

5 True/False questions

  1. Deng XiaopingCommunist Party leader who forced Chinese economic reforms after the death of Mao Zedong.

          

  2. Dirty WarDuring the Cold War, local or regional wars in which the superpowers armed, trained, and financed the combatants.

          

  3. Saddam HusainPresident 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).

          

  4. keiretsuPolicy of 'openness' that was the centerpiece of Mikhail Gorbachev's efforts to liberalize communism in the Soviet Union.

          

  5. Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniShi'ite philosopher and cleric who led the overthrow of the shah of Iran in 1979 and created an Islamic republic.