“Back to the Future”. SOL World History II: 1500 to the Present Flashcards in reverse chronological order. Built by Gamal Abdul Nasser in Egypt Built on Nile River Created Hydroelectricity for the country of Egypt in the 1960’s Flooded Nubian relics/artifacts. Aswan High Dam.
SOL World History II: 1500 to the Present Flashcards in reverse chronological order
Partitioned from the country of Palestine following WWII by the newly formed United Nations
First president of an independent Kenya, following independence from Great Britain
1947: This country was divided into two separate countries with a Muslim population in the north, and a Hindu population in the south.
Leader of Communist People’s Republic of China during the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989
Idea that if the United States launched their nuclear arsenal at the USSR, the USSR would launch their nuclear arsenal at the USA
Line of Division between North and South Korea, drawn by the United Nations
Idea that nuclear arsenal will intimidate other countries and keep us safe from attack
US extended money and credit to recovering countries in Europe to try and make them capitalistic and encourage democracies
Stalin’s plan to consolidate former land-holdings into huge areas, run by 10-20 families
Set up following WWI to rule former territories of Ottoman Empire in Middle East
Country’s government directly controlled by it’s “mother country”
Industrialized countries’ quest for cheap raw materials and markets for their goods
Liberal movements against conservative governments in Hungary, Czech Republic