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Unit 13 DAAC period 1 Daniel Garcia
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A Polish politician, trade-union organizer, and human-rights activist. A charismatic leader, he co-founded Solidarity, the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland between 1990 and 1995.
A Russian politician who has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin was also previously the Chairman of United Russia.
Berlin Air Lift
Cargo planes delivered all food, fuel, and other essential goods to the people living in West Berlin during an eleven-month period of the 'Cold War' during 1948-1949. The Soviet communist forces closed all surface access (rail, road and river) and tried to isolate the American, British and French sectors of the city in an attempt to make it impossible for the Western governments to administer their portion of the city after Germany.
A Slovak politician and, briefly, leader of Czechoslovakia (1968-1969), famous for his attempt to reform the communist regime during the Prague Spring. Later, after the overthrow of the government in 1989, he was Chairman of the federal Czecho-Slovak parliament.
A political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 1980s (1986), widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform.
A Serbian and Yugoslav politician who was the President of Serbia (originally the Socialist Republic of Serbia) from 1989 to 1997 and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000.
It was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957.
It was a Soviet Union foreign policy, first and most clearly outlined by S. Kovalev in a September 26, 1968 Pravda article, entitled "Sovereignty and the International Obligations of Socialist Countries."
A former Soviet statesman, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and as the first (and last) president of the Soviet Union from 1988 until its dissolution in 1991.
Kosovo Liberation Army
An ethnic-Albanian paramilitary organization which sought the separation of Kosovo from Yugoslavia during the 1990s.
A person who has been forced to leave his or her native place, a phenomenon known as forced migration. Occurred due to elimination of European colonies.
Space Race of the 1960s
The Space Race was a mid-to-late 20th century competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) for supremacy in space exploration. Between 1957 and 1975, the Cold War rivalry between the two nations focused on attaining firsts in space exploration, which were seen as necessary for national security and symbolic of technological and ideological superiority.
A policy that called for increased openness and transparency in government institutions and activities in the Soviet Union.
A conference held in February of 1945 where Churchill,Stalin, and Roosevelt met in Yalta to discuss post war tactics and where Russia agreed to declare war on Japan now that the Germans were defeated.
Social and economic method meant to control the market and the taxes that different social classes have to pay.
Pope John Paul II
(1978-2005)A Polish pope in Germany who called for human rights in an effort to end communism and succeeded. He also urged his people to tear down the Berlin Wall. He was much loved,the first non German pope in hundreds of years, and holds the second longest reign.
A war fought between the U.S. and Iraq from 1980 until 1991 over a water way. In succeeding in this battle the U.S. won oil resources ad plan "Desert Storm" was a success.
Economic aid from the United States that began in 1947 and lasted until 1952 that was used to rebuild Europe after World War II. Named after United States Secretary of State George Marshall.
Josip Bros Tito
The chief of Yugoslavia during WII that resisted the Germany occupation and turned his state communist after the war was over.
A revolt led by the working class in the Lenin shipyards of Gdansk. This led to free track unions, freedom of speech, release of political prisoners and economic reforms.
An increase of cultural,economic, and political factors until they are integrated world wide.
(National Atlantic Treaty Organization)An organization formed between the U.S, France, England, West European Countries and Canada as security from attacks from other countries.
The leader of the Soviet Union from 1953-1964 who led after Stalin. He built 42 missile bases(which led to the Cuban Missile Crisis) in Cuba and had a partial role in De-Stalinization. He also signed the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with President Kennedy in 1963 which eased Cold War tensions for some time and was leader during the building of the Berlin Wall.
The just distribution of common goods in which sympathy is show for the people of a country.
A union after WWII between the Western European Countries in an effort to promote free trade among members.
A conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that never led to an actual war but was a battle for power between the two great powers.
The period in which Stalin's methods were overthrown and citizens began to gain freedoms.
A policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems in the 1980's.
Organization that created the three pilliars of the European Union that included economic union with a common currency, politcal union with policy and security, justice, and home affairs.
The Council for Mutual Economic Assistance; Soviet dominated group that provided resources to Soviet bloc countries; ends in 1991
(1954-1975) A prolonged war between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the non-communist armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States.
Policies in formerly communist countries that envisage as rapid a shift to a market economy as possible.
In 1947, progressive Catholics made up this group which slowly gained power in Europe. This political parties views provided religion as the answer to the economic troubles.
A culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture.
Peace agreement in 1973 between the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Vietcong that effectively ended the Vietnam War.
Popular name for the European Economic Community established in 1951 to encourage greater economic cooperation between the countries of Western Europe and to lower tariffs on trade between its members.
Helsinki Conference of 1975
International meeting in 1975 at which 35 countries, including the USSR and the USA, attempted to reach agreement on cooperation in security, economics, science, technology, and human rights
President of the Russian Republic in 1991. Helped end the USSR and force Gorbachev to resign.
Organization for European Economic Cooperation that sought to establish a permanent organization to continue work on a joint recovery program
National Organization of Women
Organization formed to work for economic and legal rights of women; demanded equality in educational and job opportunies, wages, and political representation.
A wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany in 1961 to keep citizens from escaping to the West.
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