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WHAP Vocabulary Unit 5(Ur Welcome)
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1918 Influenza Pandemic
changed from a epidemic and spread over an entire world killing around 20 million in many areas around the world
A progressive disease that destroys functions of memory and other important mental functions.
Diseases of Poverty
Diseases normally associated with LEDCs. They are infectious, communicable diseases.Also they are more common diseases amongst the poor people rather than the wealthy ones Ex. malaria, cholera, and tuberculosis
Rapid diffusion of new agricultural technology, especially new high-yield seeds and fertilizers and transformation as well as increased production of agriculture
energy stored in the nucleus of an atom; nonrenewable from uranium as well as power used by nuclear reactions to help produce steam and electricity. Was best for the long run for energy but had many safetey implications.
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort and means that the nation's population and military are committed to win the war
Vaccines and Antibiotics
a chemical which produces immunity and inhibits the growth of microorganisms Ex. penicilin and amoxicilin as well as effect is cure and less pain
Algeria's War for Independence
a war between france and algerian independence movements between 1954-1962 and used guerilla warfare and led algeria gaining independence from france.
the power struggle between the Soviet Union and the United States after World War II. A battle fought with proxy wars such as the Vietnam War,Korean War,and the Angolan Civil War.
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group to get rid of the group and examples are Holocaust, Armenian, Cambodian, and Rwandan
Global Uprisings of 1968
Worldwide escalation of social conflicts, primarly characterized by popular rebellions against military and political leaders. Many of the uprising occured in Paris and the USA.
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s, started in the united states and there was collapse of prices and massive unemployment and led to poverty as well as complete downfall
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam who fought the Japanese, french,and south Vietnam in order to unite the Vietnam by training in Europe in order to help fight the countries
Indian National Congress
A hindu nationalist group or a movement and political party founded in 1885 to demand greater Indian participation in government under British rule and led by Gandhi.
Irish Republican Army,
An unofficial nationalist military force seeking independence for Ireland from Great Britain and used terrorism and guerilla warfare to drive British forces from Ireland
founder of Ghana's independence movement and Ghana's first president, Leader in the Gold Coast independence movement. Worked to remove British imperialists from Africa. However he did it in a nonviolent way.
Martin Luther King Jr.
AfricanAmerican civil rights leader, believed in civil disobedience, fought for blacks and whites equal and no discrimination
Mau Mau Rebellion
Kikuyu ethnic group rose up against British colonizers in bloody rebellion in Kenya and basically a society made of Kikuyu farmers in Kenya who scared away the British and helped Kenya gain independence from Kenya
the parent state of a colony or the home country in comparison to its colonies and can have a base of imperialism and ex, United States, France, and London
Fought over a period of 10 years. The rebel forces were led by Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata. The revolution resulted in Porfirio Diaz was ousted from power and Mexico recived their revolution.
Military Industrial Complex
The close association of the federal government, the military, and defense industries or the economy,
Economic prosperity because of military budgets and defense spending Ex. in the U.S. where the arms race causing close ties w/ gov and private companies and didn't want to give this complex too much power
The Indian leader who used nonviolent methods to seek independence from Great Britain, Leader of Indian National Congress, Leader of Indian independence movement, Civil Disobedience ,and Passive resistance
Founded in 1906 to better support demands of Muslims for separate electorates and legislative seats in India. It represented the division within Indian nationalist movement.
NATO and Warsaw Pact
NATO: An alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country;USA,Britain,France,Canada,and Western European countries. Warsaw Pact: An alliance of Eastern European countries behind the Iron Curtain.
Led struggle against apartheid, became first black president of South Africa, ANC leader, and he helped spearhead the struggle against apartheid.
Movement begun in 1902s to promote African Nationalism and unity of the continent.
movement in which Arabs sought to unite all Arabs into one state, Arab nations unity, regardless of national boundaries
Partition of India
the creation of the sovereign states of the dominican of Pakistan and the union of india led to gaining independence from the British empire on August 15th, 1947
Tiananmen Square Protest
A failed attempt by Chinese citizens to gain more freedom and it was a protest led by students due to not being able to talk with the Chinese government about their issues.
War between North and South Vietnam in order to prevent South Vietnam from becoming communist. Led to the creation of South Vietnam and North Vietnam,but eventually North Vietnam take complete control of South Viernam and unifys the nations.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations,
An alliance that promotes economic growth and peace in Southeast Asia and its countries, Asian trading bloc that aims to encourage free trade between its 10 member nations, follow WWII
japan's economic model or a group of new industrial countries and highly developed economies comprising Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Indian version of Hollywood (film industry), centered in Mumbai (formerly Bombay),
Indian film industry
Caste and Reservation in the Indian Constitution of 1950
caste and reservations is part of the 95th amendment of the constitution of India and allowed the reservation of seats for certain castes as well as certain tribes
Communist Party leader who forced Chinese economic reforms after the death of Mao Zedong., led to China's growth and started many beneficial things for China
Five Years Plan
plans made by Stalin to develop economy, very successful, Stalin's set of economic goals for the Soviets into an industrial power after lenin was overthrown, set goals for agricultural and industrial production
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Egyptian leader or statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal,
Arab leader, President of Egypt, worked with Muhammad Naguib to overthrow the king of Egypt and become to president
Great Leap Forward
Mao Zedong's attempt to build Chinese industry and agriculture, Mao Zedong's second Five-Year Plan for China; its goal was to speed up progress,
a five-year economic plan that collectivized farms in China or the land of peasants and put them into communes (large agriculture communities where land is held by state than private owners), but it led to Chinese famine of 20 million
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
designed to assist in smoothing the flow of money between nations, An international organization founded in 1944 to promote market economies and free trade, international institution set up to maintain order in the international monetary system
North American Free Trade Agreement; allows open trade with US, Mexico, and Canada., in 1944, allowed US and Canadian industries to build maquiladoras (factories) in Mexico since it allowed the use of low-wage Mexican labor to produce tariff-free goods for foreign exports and opened jobs in MX
a movement to celebrate African culture, heritage, and values, movement that encouraged Africans to value their heritage and it strengthen Pan - Africanism, nationalism within Africa
The International Criminal Court
a court that was made by the UN for being able to give justice to people who commit war crimes and it allowed them to not get in trouble and still serve their country
The New Deal
Domestics policies created by FDR (Roosevelt) to get the United States out of the Great Depression, created by FDR; series of programs to bring relief during the Great Depression
The United Nations
An international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation, an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security, Takes the place of the League of Nations, even helps the poorest people
The World Bank
an international institution created by the UN which makes loans to countries for the economy, trade promotion, and debt consolidation. Helps provide loans to developing countries and others to help them progress
The World Trade Organization
International trade regulations are monitored by,
organization throughout the world that is responsible for international trade rules, Evolved from the GATT and centered around public protests, it enforces tariff and trade rules and settles trade disputes between countries.
UN Declaration of Human Rights
Open borders; everyone has a right to go wherever they want to go; natural human right --> freedom, UN goal to promote and set human right standards for all nations, in 1948, All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights
US Civil Rights Act of 1965
social movements in the U.S. where they want to end segregation and discrimination against blacks and it helps secure and protect the rights of citizens and citizenship within the laws
World Cup Soccer
A soccer tournament held every four years in which nations compete to determine the world champion and helps create relations amongst nations and teams
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