Chapter 36 Global Interdependence
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International Space Station
A vehicle sponsored by sixteen nations that circles the earth while carrying out experiments
Cold War Policies- containment, brinkmanship, detente
Worldwide computer network
Royal Road, Persia, Darius
Silk Road, China, Marco Polo
Gutenberg, printing press
Use of genes to develop new products and cures
Dolly was the first to be genetic engineering
Process of creating identical copies of DNA for research and other purposes
Attempt to increase food resources worldwide
..., North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
An alliance between the Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations. This was in response to the NATO
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
An international organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation.
pg 1073 In which world region do most Internet users live?
pg 1072 What is significant about this image?
This is the view of the ISS. It is about the size of six football fields
pg 1073 What is significant about molecular medicine
Molecular medicine can help provide detection of an early disease so that the survival rate can increase.
Give three examples of international
cooperation in space.
The United States and other countries created ISS.
The launching of the space Hubble.
The United States and Soviet Union joined together in space
How have computers changed
Computer have increased the speed of communication
Creation of websites which increased social networking
Forms of entertainment
Why is genetic engineering an
Allows scientists to use a variety of genes to manipulate the traits for plants and species.
In South Korea around 300 people were sunk in a ferry. Divers didnt find any air pockets to help the people breathe. The captain left the people and put on a life jacket and got on a life boat. Most likely solution would be to improve the policy for captaining of a fairy
Nation that is still developing industry
Economy linking the economies of many nations
Absence of barriers that can block trade between countries
Layer of atmosphere that blocks dangerous rays from the sun
Economic growth that meets current needs but conserves resources
for the future
What types of jobs are on the increase
in developed nations?
Manufacturing, scientific, and infromation
Name three steps that have been taken
in the direction of free trade.
In 1951, some nations joined Europe togehter to create free trade and the froups is now called the European Union(EU) NAFTA- North Atlantic free trade agreement
What environmental problems have
resulted from economic growth?
Burning coal and
oil has polluted the air. It has also caused
acid rain and contributed to global
warming. The release of some chemicals
into the air has weakened Earth's ozone
layer. This layer of atmosphere blocks
dangerous rays from the sun.
1084 Mother Teresa
devoted for fighting for her life for helping people in India. She won the Noble Peace Prize. Died 17 years ago
A person who has to leave his or her country to find safety.
Because of war, fleeing ethnic cleansing or genocide, religious persecution, political persecution
Name two specific approaches toward
non proliferation, and Russian and US agreed to destroy there nuclear weapons
Name two events that have been
important in the worldwide struggle
for human rights.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
This declaration gives a list of rights that
all people should have. In 1975, many
nations signed the Helsinki Accords that
also support human rights.
Which area of the world has been
hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic?
What problems can result from the
global movement of people?
Refugee problem, disease, and economic disaster
1776- US Declaration of Independence
Declaration of the Rights of Man - French Revolution
Universal Declaration of Human Rights- 1948
Use of violence against people or property to force changes in societies or
Attacks on information systems for political reasons
Department of Homeland Security
Department of the U.S. government that organizes
the fight against terrorism in the United States
USA Patriot Act
Antiterrorism law that allowed the government certain rights to help
chase and capture terrorists
American Civil Liberties Union, It defends and preserves the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
What types of weapons do terrorists
They use bombs, bullets, biological and chemical weapons.
Weapons- rocks-wood-bronze-iron-steel-gunpowder-guns-tanks-planes-atomic bombs-submarines
What has caused most of the terrorist
activity in Africa?
Civil unrest and regional acts
How did the September 11 attacks
affect the way Americans looked at
They believed that they could be attacked by terrorists
How was aviation security increased?
Bars were put on cockpit doors. National Guard troops began to guards airports. Trained security officers called sky marshals were put on planes.