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the control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent country, territory, or people.
freedom from the control, influence, support, and/or aid of others.
to divide or separate.
the belief that people should be loyal to those with whom they share a common history, customs, origins, and sometimes language or religion; strong feels of pride for your nation.
Indian nationalist who used nonviolence to protest British rule of India and helped India achieve independence
work to bring about change without the use of violence. Examples: boycotts, fasts, sit-ins, marches, etc.
Chiang Kai Shek
Chinese leader of the nationalists, he lost the civil war and fled with his supporters to Taiwan.
led the communist takeover in China and was the Chinese leader until 1976
political system in which the government owns all property and dominates all aspects of life in a country.
The Red Guard
group established in China by Mao during the Cultural Revolution to crush anything that would encourage class differences.
The Great Leap Forward
economic program in which the Chinese government seized all private farms and organized them into large stat run farms (communes)
movement in China initiated by Mao that was designed to eliminate anything that encouraged class differences or opposition to his government.
a period of distrust between the US and the Soviet Union after WWII, when there was tense rivalry between the countries but no actual fighting. (a war of words)
the idea that if one country falls to communism the rest will follow
line that divides North and South Korea
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
an empty buffer zone to keep two countries from fighting one another
country in SE Asia where a war took place. The USSR supported the north and the US supported the south. In the end, the entire country fell to communism.
line where Vietnam was divided to make North Vietnam and South Vietnam
South Vietnamese communists who supported Ho Chi Minh, and fought against the US.
War in which northern Korea invaded southern Korea to make it a communist nation. The US aided South Korea to help it remain a democracy and from becoming a part of North Korea.
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam.
name for the North Vietnamese invading army, led by Ho Chi Minh, which was fighting against the US
colonial region made up of the areas we now know as Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, which was originally under French control.
Peoples Republic of China
name adopted for China, while under the rule of Mao.