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AP World History Chpt. 23
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A strategy for economic development that calls for free markets, balanced budgets, privatization, free trade, and minimal government intervention in the economy.
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.
Huge global businesses which produce goods or deliver services simultaneously in many countries.
Growing economic disparity 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.
the 1968 communist reform movement in czechoslovakia that tried to create "socialism witha human face" but was crushed by soviet military intervention in august of that year
(1928-1967) Argentinean revolutionary leader; he was an aide to Fidel Castro during the Cuban revolution.
Women's rights movement that revived in the 1960s, with a different agenda than earlier women's suffrage movements; second-wave feminists demanded equal rights for women in employment and education, women's right to control their own bodies, and the end of patriarchal domination.
A Protestant/Christian movement emphasizing the literal truth of the Bible and opposing religious modernism, which sought to reconcile religion and science.
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.
A network of Islamic extremists, led by Osama bin Laden, who's mission is to keep Islam pure. Carried out the attacks on the US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998, the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, and the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001
Osama bin Laden
1957-2013 Leader of al-Qaeda
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
a social movement to preserve the earth and natural resources. also called for better government practices.
Wrote "Silent Spring" which exposed the chemical contamination of the environment.
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