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123A12AO - Unit 5 Mueggenborg 1914CE----> Present

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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement.
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    Mao Zedong & Maoism

    Mao Zedong was a Chinese revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, poet, political theorist, and leader of the Chinese Revolution. He was the founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC, 1949), and held authoritarian control over the nation until his death in 1976. His theoretical contribution to Marxism-Leninism, along with his military strategies and brand of political policies, are now collectively known as Maoism
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    Juan Perón

    President of Argentina. Commonly known for affiliation and protection of Nazi refugees.
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    Indian Independence

    The term Indian independence movement encompasses a wide spectrum of political organizations, philosophies, and movements which had the common aim of ending first, East India Company, then British colonial authority in parts of South Asia. The term incorporates various national and regional campaigns, agitations and efforts of both nonviolent and militant philosophy.
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    World War I

    World War I was a major war centred on Europe that began in 1914 until1918. It involved all of the world's great powers in two opposing alliances: the Allies and the Central Powers. One of the largest wars in history
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union.
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    Nelson Mandela

    President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    The Fourteen Points was a speech delivered by United States President Woodrow Wilson to a joint session of Congress on January 8, 1918.
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    League of Nations

    The League of Nations was an intergovernmental organization founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended World War I, and it was the precursor to the United Nations.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
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    The Chinese Civil War

    Was a civil war fought between the Chinese Nationalist Party, the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China for the control of China which eventually led to China's division into two Chinas, Republic of China (now commonly known as Taiwan) and People's Republic of China (Mainland China). Declared over in1991 by ROC
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    First Five-Year Plan (Soviet Union)

    List of economic goals that was designed to strengthen the country's economy between 1928 and 1932, making the nation both militarily and industrially self-sufficient.
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    Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression. It was the longest, most widespread, and deepest depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
  • Creation of Pakistan

    Creation of Pakistan
    The Indian independence movement incorporates various national and regional campaigns, agitations and efforts of both nonviolent and militant philosophy
  • Adolf Hitler's rise to power

    Adolf Hitler's rise to power
    Hitler's rise to power began in Germany (formally) in September 1919 when Hitler joined the nazi political party. This political party was formed and developed during the post-World War I era. It was anti-Marxist and was opposed to the democratic post-war government of the Weimar Republic and the Treaty of Versailles; it advocated extreme antisemitism
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    Stalin's Second Five-Year Plan

    Follows same ideal of trying to improve Russia economically. Actually started in 1932 b/c the first plan went really good.The Second Five-Year Plan gave heavy industry top priority, placing the Soviet Union not far behind Germany as one of the major steel-producing countries of the world. On top of this, communications, especially railways, became faster.
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    World War II

    World War II involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers leading to the formation two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million military personnel mobilised. In a state of "total war," the major participants placed their entire economic, industrial, and scientific industries to aid their war effort. Erasing the line between civilian and military resources.
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    Cold War

    The Cold War was the continuing state of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition existing after World War II between the Communist World and the powers of the Western world (primarily the United States and its allies)
  • NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty.
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    Great Leap Forward

    The Great Leap Forward was an economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China (CPC), reflected in planning decisions from 1958 to 1961, which aimed to use China's vast population to rapidly transform the country from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through the process of agriculturalization, industrialization, and collectivization.
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    Korean War

    Was a military conflict between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China, with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II.
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    The Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw Treaty is the informal name for the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, also known as the Warsaw Pact, creating the Warsaw Treaty Organization. The treaty was a mutual defense treaty subscribed to by eight communist states in Eastern Europe. It was established at the USSR’s initiative and realized on 14 May 1955, in Warsaw.
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    Vietnam War

    North (communist) Vietnam went on a war with South Vietnam (Democratic) and USA helped South but they still lost.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba, with support and encouragement from the US government, in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro. The invasion was launched in April 1961, less than three months after John F. Kennedy assumed the presidency in the United States. The Cuban armed forces defeated the invading combatants within three days.
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    Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation among the Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States in October 1962, during the Cold War. After failed attempts such as the Bay of Pigs Invasion USSR set missile launchers in Cuba.
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    Iranian Revolution

    Events that overthrew events involving the overthrow of Iran's monarchy (Pahlavi dynasty).
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    Iran–Iraq War

    Armed conflict between the armed forces of Iraq and Iran, lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it the longest conventional war of the twentieth century.
  • Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

    Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
    Series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The movement used mainly non-violent methods and can be considered a case of civil resistance.
  • Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union
    systematic disintegration, which occurred in its economy, social structure and political structure. It resulted in the destruction of the Soviet Federal Government.
  • German reunification

    German reunification
    Process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), and when Berlin reunited into a single city.
  • September 11 attacks

    September 11 attacks
    Series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States on September 11, 2001.
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    The Helsinki Final Act,was the final act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe held in Helsinki, Finland, during July and August 1,1975.