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Social 20-1 RI2
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when a country takes over another region where it increases its influence and control; this can be done using military force, economics, colonization, or other means.
The power to control one's own affairs; the process of an ethnic nation trying to become a civic nation
the political authority of a nation-state to control its own affairs.
a political entity that has formal borders, a government, and it is officially recognized by other nation-states
a nation is defined in terms of ethnicity or race
When a powerful ethnic group forcibly removes a less powerful one in order to create an ethnically homogeneous region; considered a crime against humanity. ex Yugoslavia
A government's plan to deal with internal issues within a country ex. setting a budget; increasing funding for health care
A government's plan to deal with issues that go beyond its own borders ex. participation at a climate change summit
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes of avoiding war. Ex: UK Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain's, foriegn policy of making concessions to Adolf Hitler before WWII
nation-state(s) formed when a larger state or empire breaks apart. Examples include Austria-Hungary separating into Austria and Hungary, or Czechoslovakia separating into The Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The process in which a colony gains sovereignty when an imperial power withdraws; this often leads to conflict and crisis in the formerly colonized region
The question of who owns and should control the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, and the areas natural resources. Currently, Canada, the United States of America, Norway, Denmark, and Russia have claims on the Arctic region
An extreme form of nationalism that usually results in violence, war and possibly genocide. For example, Hitler used this during the Holocaust.
crime against humanity
an action that is universally viewed as morally wrong or abhorrent; often involves wide spread and organized attacks against any civilian population that includes murder and extermination
the targeted, planned, and systematic attempt to murder a specific group of people; could also include a systematic attempt to wipe out a culture or forcibly remove children ex. Rwanda, Hutu killed the Tutsi; Holocaust
when soldiers break the rules of conflict; these actions often violate the rights of civilians
the name of a man made famine which was caused by the Russians to Ukraine during the time of of 1932-33
The period between the 1919 end of WWI and 1939 beginning of WWII; shaped by the results of WWI and Great Depression.
Compensation or repayment; compensation payable by a defeated nation for damages sustained by another nation as a result of hostilities; Germany was forced to make these payments after WWI
League of Nations
international organization founded in 1919 at the end on WWI. It failed in its main purpose of keeping peace through the arbitration of international disputes. It was replaced by the UN at the end of WWII.
A series of war crimes that Japanese soldiers committed against the Chinese population beginning in 1937 after the Japanese Imperial Army invaded mainland China. Thousands of citizens were raped, murdered, and displaced and mass murdered. At least 60,000 people were directly affected.
the act of resolving differences and repairing relationships that allow people to come to past injustices and coexist in peace; the formation of a new relationship based upon mutual respect
A nation-state's goals or ambitions that will benefit its own citizens; leaders of a nation put their own ambitions ahead of global concerns
(Three categories) national interest
values and beliefs
When a nation-state puts the interest and well being of other of the global community ahead of its own nation-interest
The concept that Aboriginal peoples have the right to establish local government that would be equal and parallel to the provincial and federal governments. EX. Nunavut (1999)
nationalistic ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause; deliberately one-sided mass media communication
International Criminal Court
Established by the UN in 2002; headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands; conducts trials related to war crimes and crimes against humanity
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