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    World War 1

    war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria). Started by the asassination of Frace Ferdinad.
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    Indian nationalist and spiritual leader; Prominent in the opposition to British rule in India, he pursued a policy of nonviolent civil disobedience. Gandhi was assassinated by a Hindu, following his agreement to the creation of the state of Pakistan.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    led to the Soviet Union, Tsar was replaced by a provisional government, October Revolution, Bolshevik party led by Vladimir Lenin and worker Soviets overthrew the Provisional Government.
  • Wilson's 14-Point Plan

    Wilson's 14-Point Plan
    Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points were first outlined in a speech Wilson gave to the American Congress in January 1918. Wilson's Fourteen Points became the basis for a peace programme
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    League of Nations

    An association of countries established in 1919 by the Treaty of Versailles to promote international cooperation and achieve international peace and security. Later Replaced by United nations.
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    Indian Independence

    Congress adopt the policies of nonviolence led by Gandhi mass-based movement that encompassed various sections of society British Governor-General of India, announced the partitioning of the British Indian Empire into India and Pakistan
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which put limits and restriction on the germans.
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    Chinese Civil War

    A Civil war fought between the Chinese Nationalist Party, the governing party (Republic of China) and the Communist Party of China for the control of China and led to China's division into the Republic of China (Taiwan) and People's Republic of China. Peoples republic of China is considered as China
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    Stalin's 5-Year Plan (First)

    A government plan for economic development over five years. The first such plan in the Soviet Union was inaugurated in 1928, included "collectivization" in agriculture to facilitate the process of rapid industrialization, creation of collective farms in which peasants worked cooperatively on the same land, and wanted to eliminate the "kulak" class of landowners
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    The Great Depression

    The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash. Started after WW! but was ended by WW2.
  • Hitler comes to Power

    Hitler comes to Power
    Hitler began by trying to get votes from the poorer people and farmers. He didnt win but Upon the death of Hindenburg in August 1934, Hitler was the consensus successor. With an improving economy, Hitler claimed credit and consolidated his position as a dictator.
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    Stalin's 5-Year Plan (Second)

    Second attempt by Stalin, plan to increase heavy industry and communications along with the overall economy.
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    World War 2

    War between the Allies and the Axis. Germany slowly built up power by undermining the treaty of versailles and decided to take over european powers. Creation of the United Nations United States and the Soviet Union
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    Mao Zedong & Maoism

    leader of the Chinese Revolution Chinese revolutionary founding father of the People's Republic of China commanded the Long March and led the CPC to victory Maoism- anti-Revisionist form of Marxist communist theory, from the teachings of Mao propaganda the crap out of him!
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    Juan Peron

    an Argentine general and politician, elected three times as President of Argentina, after serving in several government positions, including the Secretary of Labor and the Vice Presidency. He was overthrown in a military coup in 1955
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    Cold War

    War led by soviet (communist) powers mainly Germany and countries surrounding it and the US led powers vying for more democratic government styles. characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare, in particular also nuclear weapons.
  • NATO

    Still alive today,comparable to the Warsaw Pact. International military alliance created to defend western Europe against a possible Soviet invasion.
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    Korean War

    The Korean War was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union
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    Warsaw Pact

    starting in 1955 and applying all the way till 1991, the warsaw pact was a treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw on May 14, 1955, by communist states of Europe under Soviet influence, in response to the admission of West Germany to NATO. The pact was dissolved in 1991
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    Vietnam War

    A war between communist North Vietnam and US-backed South Vietnam, like the Korean war, North Vietnam was backed by China. Communists won and now the north andsouth are basically one.
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    Great Leap Forward

    economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China aimed to rapidly transform China from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through agriculturalization industrialization, and collectivization Mao
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    Berlin Wall

    A wall built by East Germany to stop the flow of East Germans to West Germany, West Germany had more freedoms then the German ruled West Germany.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    a failed attempt in 1961 by US-trained Cuban exiles to invade Cuba and overthrow the government of Fidel Castro, cuban armed forces defeated them within 3 days.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    the closest approach to nuclear war at any time between the US and the Soviet Union. When the US discovered Soviet nuclear missiles on Cuba, President John F. Kennedy demanded their removal and announced a naval blockade of the island; the Soviet leader Khrushchev acceded to the US demands a week later
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    final act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe held in Helsinki, Finland. Atempt to improve relations between the Communist bloc and the West significant step toward reducing Cold War tensions and as a major diplomatic boost for the Soviet Union at the time.
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    Islamic Revolution

    Events involving the overthrow of Iran's monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Resulted in establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran headed by Velayat-e-Faqih.
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    Iran-Iraq War

    a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    Protests by large numbers of people in china which was broken up by the brute force of the military. Protesters used mostly non violence.
  • Reunification of Germany

    Reunification of Germany
    German Democratic Republic (GDR/East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG/West Germany), and Berlin was united into a single city-state.
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    USSR Disintergrates

    process of systematic disintegration, which occurred in its economy, social structure and political structure resulted in the destruction of the Soviet Federal Government characterized by many of the republics of the Soviet Union declaring their independence and being recognized as sovereign nation-states
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    Nelson Mandela

    an anti aparthide activist and president of south Africa, Nelson Mandela Served 27 years in prison and was a member of the african national congress.
  • September 11, 2001

    September 11, 2001
    series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City 3000 deaths