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Ap world Chapter 38: A World Without Boarders
Traditions and Encounters Volume 2
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The most famous and most strongly integrated regional bloc is
the European Union
The Myanmar leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 is
Aung San Suu Kyi.
One unsuspected consequence of China's one-child family rule is
the mystery of a half million "missing" girls every year
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) started with how many nations?
23 noncommunist nations
By 2001, female literacy in India stood at
Global recognition and acceptance of the concept of human rights grew after
World War II.
The Asian economic crisis began in 1997 in what country?
China's population policy
limits couples to one child.
Because of the rise of communication technology, observers have labeled today's era the
age of access
Which of the following was NOT one of the "little tigers"?
The Equal Rights Amendment in the United States
was never ratified.
In the Islamic world, roughly what percentage of women is in the workforce?
a combined trade union and nationalist movement in Poland.
The 1997 agreement at Kyoto was aimed at controlling which of the following threats to the world's environment?
global warming from the emission of greenhouse gasses
The term wangguan refers to
the "net wall" that China has attempted to construct to keep out the Internet
Which of these organizations has developed into a forum for settling international trade disputes?
World Trade Organization
The United States' "war on terror" began in the wake of which of the following events?
the attacks on the U.S. World Trade Center and Pentagon
Americanization refers to the
homogenizing of global culture.
Mikhail Gorbachev's policy of perestroika referred to
decentralizing the economy.
Dowry deaths are a major problem facing women in
In 2005, the population of the earth stood at
an oil-producing cartel
When Mikhail Gorbachev discussed the opening of Soviet society to public criticism and admission of past mistakes, he used the term
The "velvet revolution" brought change to
The spread of U.S. mass culture
is often seen as a threat to local or indigenous cultures.
The world's population increases by ________ every year.
The new age of global interconnectedness
carries the threat of mass media acting as a vehicle for cultural imperialism.
The Russian leader who brought massive reform to the Soviet Union beginning in 1985 was
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