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GEO Unit 11

U.S. was involved in bitter Civil War there in 1960s and 1970s Vietnam
puppet nation of China Hong Kong
U.S. has most of its low cost manufacturing there China
Chiang Kai-shek fled there and started nation Taiwan
long history as free nation Thailand
fought with U.S. in WWI; fought against U.S. in WWII Japan
nuclear energy program is concern for rest of world North Korea
won independence from U.S. in 1946 Philippines
protected from neighbor by DMZ South Korea
most popular baseball team in Japan Tokyo Giants
94% of Chinese people descend from this group Han dynasty
area that does not have direct political control over itself sphere of influence
regional leaders with their own armies warlords
production of small consumer goods, such as clothing, appliances, and bicycles light industry
site of 1989 student protest in China Tiananmen Square
capital of China Beijing
China's largest port Shanghai
leader of Buddhist faith in Tibet Dalai Lama
pictures or characters representing thing or idea ideograms
practice of inserting needles at specific points on the body to cure disease or ease pain acupuncture
a chain of islands archipelago
area of great tectonic activity in Japan Ring of Fire
tropical hurricane in Pacific Ocean typhoon
family having an identical structure over time homogenous
Japanese schools' characteristics? longer school day; more competition
2 Japanese cities that were bombed by U.S. to end WWII Hiroshima and Nagasaki
strip of land in which troops or weapons are not allowed demilitarized zone
Created by: dougzerjal