AP TAVERNIA 2017-2018 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
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)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; an emergent epidemic
A graphical illustration 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; many 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
Scientist who developed the polio vaccine
Medication that 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 elevated levels of glucose.
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
Form of energy carried through wires used in telegraphy, lighting, industrial motors, and railroad
August and Louis Lumiére
Pioneer manufacturers of photographic equipment who devised 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.
A theoretical physicist that was considered to be the initial founder of the quantum theory.
Physicist born in Germany who formulated the theory of relativity.
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.
20th Century Avant-garde movement in art and literature that wanted to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind(like the irrational juxtaposition of images)
A Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet, and playwright known for his use and formation of the cubism movement.
A russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor that had a revolutionary impact on music.
A movement promoting themes of irrationality and nonsense as a reaction of writers and artists to WWI and the loss of life of that time.
Wilbur and Orville Wright
American inventors that built and flew the first fully practical airplane.
KLM Royal Dutch
The first major commercial airline
French chemist who won two nobel prizes for her research on radioactivity and for her discovery of radium and polonium.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
A French educator and historian that founded the International Olympic Committee and is considered the father of the modern olympic games.
Tall building having multiple floors
A road vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine
An architect, designer, painter, urban planner, and writer and is considered one of the creators of modern architecture.
The world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.
Bombing technique designed to damage a target (generally an urban area) through the use of fire rather than the blast effect of bombs.
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
Rape of Nanjing
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
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 popularized the term "birth control" and opened the first birth control clinic in the US.
Methods (including medications, procedures, devices, and behaviors) that act to prevent pregnancy.
Doctor and bacteriologist who discovered penicillin.