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A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted eachother on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.
when less developed nations export raw materials and commodities to industrial nations and import manufactured goods, capital and technology
producing various kinds of crops and goods so that the nation is no longer dependant on a single export.
To change from government or public ownership or control to private ownership or control.
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
World Health Organization
a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
A group of peacekeeping soldiers form various African nations mandated to report violations of cease- fire agreements, atrocities and killings occurring in Sudan in Dafur.
Dr. Muhamad Yunus
was a professor of economics where he developed the concept of microcredit - loads are given to entrepreneurs too poor to quality for traditional bank loans - also the founder of Grameen Bank
(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
Second Agricultural Revolution
tools and equipment were modified, methods of soil preparation, fertilization, crop care, and harvesting improved the general organization of agriculture made more efficient
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