18-19 AP TAVERNIA MODULE 19
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The process of making an area more urban and the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas (rural to urban)
A change in the rates of population growth. (high birth and death before, then low death and high birth, and finally low birth and death)
Stands for human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; an emergent epidemic
Diagram that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population
Migration of people within a country to another location within that country
Migration of people to different countries; the general trend was people migrating to different industrialized nations across the world
The revolution of agricultural technologies that resulted in the large increase of crop production during the mid/late 1900s.
A vaccine targeting the polio virus made of an inactivated virus strain
Developed the polio vaccine
Inhibits the growth of or destroys bacteria
Group of antibiotics used to target different bacterial infections
A disease associated with poverty caused by a parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes
An infectious bacterial disease associated with poverty that mainly affects the lungs
A bacterial disease associated with poverty causing severe diarrhea and dehydration, spread by contaminated water
A disease associated with changing lifestyles in which the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in a higher blood sugar
A disease associated with changing lifestyles (mainly increases of fat and meat in diet) made of heart conditions that include diseased vessels, structural problems, and blood clots.
A progressive disease associated with changing lifestyles that destroys memory and other important mental functions.
1918 Influenza Outbreak
The deadliest modern flu pandemic that infected about 500 million people worldwide after the end of WW1
Form of energy carried through wires used in telegraphy, lighting, industrial motors, and railroad
August and Louis Lumiére
Pioneers in photography who invented an early motion-picture camera and projector
The art of taking and processing photographs
The broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media instead of state sponsorship.
German physicist who developed the quantum theory
German physicist who developed the theory of relativity, which states that time, space, and mass are relative to each other and not fixed
Austrian neurologist that founded psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between and patient and a psychoanalyst.
An early 20th century style and art movement (especially in painting) that used simple geometric shapes, interlocking planes, and collages.
Movement in art and literature that wanted to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind
Spanish key figure in the movement of modern art away from realistic representation; a founder of cubism and surrealism
A Russian-born modernist composer known for his experimentation and pulsing rhythms in music
A movement promoting themes of irrationality and nonsense as a reaction of writers and artists to the loss of life from WW1
Wilbur and Orville Wright
American inventors that built and flew the first fully practical airplane.
KLM Royal Dutch
The first major commercial airline operating in Europe and connecting to the Dutch East Indies
Polish-born pioneer in radioactivity and discovered of radium and polonium
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
A French historian that founded the International Olympic Committee and is considered the father of the modern Olympic movement
Tall buildings having multiple floors; transformed urban environment
A road vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine; transformed urban environment
One of the creators of modern architecture who led a modernist movement away from surface decoration and toward form following function
Bombing technique designed to damage a target through the use of fire instead of the blast effect of bombs
The world's first long-range guided ballistic missile
Bombing of Dresden
British/American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden during WWII
War of Attrition
Prolonged war or conflict in which each side tries to wear down the enemy till they collapse by the losses of people and resources.
Type of warfare used in fighting lines in which troops are in trenches; used commonly in WW1 in the Western Front
Rape of Nanking
Episode of mass murder and rape committed by Japanese troops on the people of Nanjing during the second Sino-Japanese war
The two Japanese cities where the US dropped nuclear weapons during WWII; ended WWII
English scholar that wrote the Essay on Principle of Population, which said that population growth is exponential while food growth is linear
Series of increasing connections and interactions that connect people across the world
The process of breaking into small or separate groups, usually describing a state or empire breaking up.
American educator that invented birth control and opened the first birth control clinic in the US
Methods (including medications, procedures, devices, and behaviors) that act to prevent pregnancy.
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