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loyalty to a group with whom one shares a common history, culture, and/or rligion

Indian National Congress

Group that worked to bring about greater independence from British control


Ruled India as a colony for several hundred years


What European power was the colonial ruler of Vietnam in the 1800s and early 1900's

Ho Chi Minh

Leader of the Nationalist movement in Vietnam

United States

What country took over south vietnam after the french left, in an effort to prevent the spread of communism.


Means Great Soul


Product that Ghandi lead a boycott against.


Method of protest Ghandi used to gain India independence from Great Britain

Containment Policy

the policy of preventing the spread of communism any where in the world it appeared to develop

Domino Theory

The belief that if countries like South Korea and South Vietnam fell others would fall with them.

Mao Zedong

Leader of Communist China

Tiananmen Square

Where many Chinese student protested for greater freedom from the Chinese government.

Cold War

Name given to the disagreements between the United States and the Soviet Union at the end of WWII


Country in which American efforts ended in 1975. Ho Chi Minh united this country in a communist form of government.

Douglas MacArthur

U.S. General given the job of rebuilding Japan after the end of WWII

Constitutional Monarchy

type of government created for Japan after WWII


Name of the Japanese parliament

The Great Leap Forward

When the farmers of China handed over all control to the government.

Red Guard

Name of the new army of young people Mao Zedong created to enforce his plicies in the 1960's

Ethnic Group

a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations

religious group

shares a belief system in a god or gods, with a specific set of rituals and literature


Belief in one god


Belief in more than one god


One who follows the religion of Islam

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