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Global Studies Final Exam Study Guide
Terms in this set (30)
Human Development Index
Measures health, wealth, and education
The trade between different nations
Main Goals: Form treaties between nations.
Keep the peace. No more World Wars.
Strengths- Able to send aid to countries in need. Keeps the peace between nations in conflict.
Weakness- can't use force. not military, but peace keepers. Can't engage in conflict.
Secretary General- Ban Ki- moon
Head of the UN.
A list of goals the UN came up with in 2000.
-Stop hunger and poverty
- Universal education
- Gender equality
- Reduce child mortality
- Improve maternal health
- Fight diseases like AIDS/ HIV
- Ensure environmental sustainability
- Global partnership
A share of company.
getting involved with another country to stop the spread of something.
Secret missions. Espionage
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The process of conducting negotiations with other nations.
They maintain international peace and security.
Take action toward threat.
15 members and
5 permeant members- U.S., France, Russia, UK, China.
A company that sends factories or business to another country so it cost less to produce and avoid certain regulations.
Human Rights Activists
Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Proposed by Eleanor Roosevelt.
A list of basic human rights that everyone should have.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
An organization that uses terrorist methods to take over Iraq and Syria so they can form their own nation.
Israelis and Palestinians
Israel and Palestine are fighting over the land of Palestine. The Israelis are mainly Jewish while Palestinians are mainly Muslim. Both fighting over who can conquer more of the "promise" land.
Supplying money/ supplies/ people/ medicine
- Red Cross
GDP vs GNH (Bhutan)
GDP- Gross Domestic Product
Shows only money.
GNH= Gross National Happiness
Measures the feelings out the people in the country.
A list of 30 relatively successful companies which let the citizens know how the countries economy is doing.
A meeting between world leaders.
Doing something to another country to get what you want.
- Block trade
The alliances between country's military.
Presidential foreign policy power
The president has the power:
- form negotiation
- create treaties
It is where we keep all on the United States money.
When prices dramatically increase.
-Salaries stay the same, but prices increases.
ISIS is slowly taking over more parts of Syria and they don't know how to stop them. ISIS is getting strong and concurring more land from Iraq and Syria.
4 types of economies
Mixed- a mixture of command and market economy.
Market- person owns the company, government doesn't get involved.
Command- government controls all businesses and their profit.
Traditional- bases economy on how it worked in the past.
North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement
Started between US and Mexico.
No tax on trade.
U.S. immigration policies
The U.S. is very open to immigration now. However, we are starting to be more strict in who we let in our borders.
1 current world leader
Kim Jong- Un