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Vocab 81-100. Cold War to Present Day. IMF. International Monetary Fund Loans money to countries for development . Trade Deficit . When a nation imports more than it exports Buys more than it sells. Human Rights Declaration. A document meant to protect basic rights for all

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vocab 81 100

Vocab 81-100

Cold War to Present Day

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IMF
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Loans money to countries for development
trade deficit
Trade Deficit
  • When a nation imports more than it exports
  • Buys more than it sells
human rights declaration
Human Rights Declaration
  • A document meant to protect basic rights for all
  • Created by the United Nations after the Holocaust (post WWII).
urbanization
Urbanization
  • The movement of people from the country to the city
  • Industrial Revolution
infrastructure
Infrastructure

Basic physical systems of a nation

The roads, bridges, water, communications, and electronic systems

green revolution
Green Revolution
  • Using technology and science to produce more food (India)
  • Seeds were chemically altered to be more resistant to disease and produce more
deforestation desertification
Deforestation/ Desertification
  • The destruction of the forest (Amazon)
  • The changing of farm land to desert (Africa)
autonomy
Autonomy
  • Desire by a people to have their own country.
  • Self rule
dissident
Dissident
  • Some one or a group that speaks out against their government.
  • Example: Egyptian Revolution Cyber dissidents
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IRA
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Fighting for Irish Independence from Britain
arab spring
Arab Spring
  • Series of Revolutions (Changes) in Middle East and N. Africa to get rid of dictators
  • Fueled by social media
satellite nations
Satellite Nations
  • Eastern Europe was forcibly controlled by the USSR
  • Communist by force
  • Warsaw Pact nations
collective security
Collective Security

Alliance system- security of one is the security of all

NATOWarsaw Pact

interdependence
Interdependence

Dependence on the goods, resources and knowledge from other parts of the world

first world

Third World

First World

Source of cheap labor, raw materials and new markets

Provide manufactured goods, loans and education

non alignment
Non-Alignment

Not supporting either side in a conflict

Ex:

During the Cold War India was nonaligned

african national congress
African National Congress

South African group opposed to racial segregation under Apartheid

intifada
Intifada

Uprisings by Palestinians and Arabs against Israel

Violent uprisings range from throwing rocks to suicide bombs

taliban
Taliban
  • Islamic group in controls much of Afghanistan and the Middle East
  • Sharia
  • Extremists engage in terrorism