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What was "quit india" and what was the result of it
A nonviolent protest that aimed to drive the british from india
What important event occurred in India in 1947?
Great Britian formally ended its colonial rule of India
what 2 industries have attributed to Indias remarkable economic growth
Information technology and customer service industry
When east Pakistan sought independence, who supported them? what was the outcome
The US supported east Pakistan. They helped them fight Al Qaeda
What countries were controlled by the british? the french?
British- Burma and Malaya
French- Vietnam, labs and combodia
Why were colonial powers weakened in southeast Asia during WWII?
Because the Japanese occupied these colonies
Who was Suharto? what country did he control?
He was the head of the army. Controlled indonesia
What did Aung San Suu Kyi win the Nobel Peace Prize for in 1991?
For her efforts to promote democracy in mayanmar
Why was there so much support for the Communist in china
Bc communist promised to take land from the landlords and distribute it to the peasants
When was the People's Republic of China formed?
October 1, 1949
What were the results of the Great Leap Forward?
Plan created thousands of communes, or collectively owned farms of about 20,000 people each.
What was the cultural revolution? what was the result?
New movements, which thought to rid china of its old ways and create a society in which peasants and physical labor were ideal.
Who visited china in 1972 and helped end decades of hostility towards the nation?
What r 2 reasons japans economy was boosted after WWII
•outbreak of Korean war in 1950
•building its economy around foreign trade
•production of consumer goods
After the Korean war, what helped contribute to industrial growth in japan?
•Constructed modern factories
•Quickly rebuilt its heavy industry
Kim Jong II continued to fund what?
Expansions of its military programs.
What is an Asian tiger?
Countries with economic success.
Ex: Hong kong, taiwan
What does "Asian century" mean
Surpassed Europe and North America as the dominant economic region in the world
Who was Kwame Nkrumah?
Leader of the Gold Coast Nationalist movement and established the convention people's party (CPP)
Why was independence a struggle in Kenya?
White settlers feared they would lose their cash crops.
what was the outcome of the Belgian withdrawal and Congo independence?
Soon violence toward Belgian settlers and a civil war in the Congo erupted
What colonial power finally withdrew from Africa completely by 1974?
what was the effect of creating "homelands" in south africa?
Millions of black south africans had to migrate to work in industry or mines
Who was the ANC and why did they change their tactics?
A group of blacks in south Africa. The Sharpville massacre
What was most influential in Apartheids downfall?
What form of government grew in popularity in Africa in the late 60's
The on party system- dictatorship
What caused the rise in democratic governments in africa after the cold war?
End of US and Soviet support of favorable dictatorships
why did morocco and Tunisia earn their independence
Bc the french govt concluded that they could not fight guerrilla wars in Algeria, morocco, and tunisia at the same time.
what were the effects in the Arab world after the first Arab-Israeli war?
Israel's victory discredited many of the regions leaders, a group of young nationalist leaders came to power
When the US and Britain pulled funding for a dam on the Nile what did Nasser do?
He decided to nationalize, or take control over the suez canal
who attacked Eygypt in 1956? Why was it attacked?
Britan, France, Israel. They lost the suez canal
One example of the Pan-Arabism was the...
United Arab republic
What did the olso accords end?
The first Intifada
Who enforced strict religious and social values in Iran?
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Why did Iraq attack Iran?
Irans new govt called for revolution among Iraqs Shiite population
In the 1990's did the economic sanctions against Iraq work? What was the result?
No they failed, The US led
coalition launched at the Persian gulf war.
What was the reasons for the US- led forced attacking Iraq in 2003
Hussein was hiding weapons,( WMD)
What type of government does Iraq have today?
Islamic Federal Democracy
What is the Liberation Theology?
To address the large gap between rich and poor
"A rich country with too many poor people" Refers to what country?
The establishment of a Marxist Regime was the main goal of who?
What were Fidel Castros goals for cuba?
•Ending US dominance
What were some if the results of the cuban revolution?
free education and medical care, civil liberties restricted, government jails opponents watches citizens
What event sparked the civil war in El salvador
Archbishop oscar Romero was murdered
T/F: The US supported anticommunist governments in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua?
Growing national debt and high oil prices lead to hyperinflation in which country?
How did the US feel about Salvador Allende's leadership in chile?
the leftist policies worried the US government
What ended Allende's rule in chile
fighter planes bombed his presidential palace on September 11, 1973
what happened to chiles economy when pinochet took control
Experienced period of rapid growth
latin america became more...... ... in the 80's and 90's?
What was the massacre in Mexico?
When the police military opened fire on a group of peaceful student protests.
Quote on page 980, what is the witness conveying about the Mexican peoples view of the PRI government
They were disillusioned and beginning to question the government
why were many Mexicans worried about the North American free trade agreement
They feared the economic effects of increased competition from foreign imports
What did the election of Vicente Fox in 2000 end in Mexico?
71 years of PRI rule
Why was the election of Felipe Calderon significant
showed that Mexico was still committed to democracy
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