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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