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Social scientist that studies scarcity, resources, and profit motive
studies how landforms, water, location, and climate affect people/spatial data and different scales
Enlightenment writer who wanted to protect people's natural rights of life, liberty and property
Otto von Bismarck
unified Germany through wars; called "blood and iron"
the idea that the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun. Created debate between science and religion
Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
Spark that caused WWI
Napoleon and Hitler's Defeat
Attacked Russia during winter and lost.
Hands off. No government intervention in business.
One leader, like Joseph Stalin, often uses censorship, secret police and one political party.
Sepoy Rebellion(India)/Boxer Rebellion(China)
Failed rebellions against foreign rule/imperialism.
A policy of giving in to Hitler avoiding war, before WWII.
Five Year Plans
plans outlined by Joseph Stalin in 1928 for the development of the Soviet Union's industry
Great Leap Forward
• Mao Zedong's failed attempt to build Chinese industry and agriculture
After Commodore Matthew Perry opened Japan, they chose the path of industrialization then imperialism.
An organization that helps determine the production/price of oil/petroleum. Many are from the Middle East.
A system of racial segregation in South Africa. Ex. pass laws.
A United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe after WWII
Cold War Events (Communism vs Democracy)
Berlin Airlift, Cuban Missile Crisis, Korean War, Vietnam War.
Gorbachev's policy in the Soviet Union of freedom of speech.
A policy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to open the economy to more capitalism
The process by which fertile land becomes desert
The process of clearing forests
A nonviolent, public refusal to obey unjust laws used by Mohandas Gandhi.
A policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine (renamed Israel)
What group opposed the Warsaw Pact (Cold War)
Giusseppe Garibaldi, Guisseppe Mazzini and Count Cavour
Site of the Chinese government crackdown against students protesting for democracy
An economic system in which the government controls a country's economy.
An economic practice used by European colonial powers. The mother country gets rich from its colony.
Industrial Revolution in Britain causes
Natural resources of coal and iron
Name given to the imaginary line that separated Western (Free) Europe and Soviet controlled (Communist) Eastern Europe
Spheres of Influence
areas of foreign control over trade in China. Result of the Opium War/Treaty of Nanjing
Italian explorer who wrote about his travels to Mongol China
Human Rights Violations
Rwandan Genocide, Armenian Massacre, and the Holocaust
Communist leader of Russian Revolution. Read Karl Marx's book: Communist Manefesto
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