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AP World History Chapter 24 Vocab
Chapter 24 Vocab
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a political orientation originating in the 1960s
The quickening of global economic transactions after World War II, which resulted in total world output returning to the levels established before the Great Depression and moving beyond them.
corporations that operate in at least two countries and have the interest of their company at heart over the interests of their native land
Growing disparity between the Global North and the Global South that appears to be exacerbated by current world trade practices.
a term used to describe individuals also groups who protest against global trade agreements, which, they claim, only help more developed countires get richer at the exspense of less developed countries.
A 1968 program of reform to soften socialism in Czechoslovakia; it resulted in the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia
an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution
The feminist movement starting in the 1960s, particularly in America, where women campaigned for social and economic rights in addition to the more basic rights they had won during first-wave.
the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth
Fundamentalist Hindu movement that became politically important in India in the 1980s by advocating a distinct Hindu identity and decrying government efforts to accommodate other faith groups.
Large number of movements in Muslim lands that promote a return to strict adherence to the Quran and the sharia in opposition to key elements of Western culture.
Osama bin Laden/al-Qaeda
international terrorist network, led by Bin Laden; goal to purge Muslim nations of Western influence; suspection that Bin Laden wanted to target Americans spurs attempted US assassination of Bin Laden
an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world from undesirable changes brought about by human actions
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