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AP Ch 17 Upshur

an enormous and dazzling explosion of every imaginable human vice. Vaclav Havel notes that the revolution in Czechoslovakia
problems threatening democratic governments and economic redevelopment in Eastern Europe after the collapse of Communist regimes ethnic rivalries., religious dissension., racism.economic dislocations.
The process of overthrowing Communist regimes in Eastern Europe began with the formation of the Solidarity opposition in Poland.
East Germans suffered a loss of welfare benefits. the reunification of Germany
occurred in large part through the efforts of Helmut Kohl. The reunification of Germany
eventually supported moves toward a free-market economy. Gorbachev
supported Vladimir Putin. Boris Yeltsin
the government moved away from the communist-style economy. In the 1990s in Russia
tried to eliminate corruption and inefficiency while preserving the socialist system in the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev
dealt with the hard-line Communist coup attempt in 1991 by rallying mass demonstrations. Boris Yeltsin
It ratified the Maastricht Treaty in 1993.Its member nations have a population of 338 million.With the United States and Japan, it ranks as one of the world's three major economic forces. European Community
split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 1993, Czechoslovakia
rival factions in Yugoslavia that fought over national borders and territory were the Macedonians.Croatians.Serbs.Muslim Bosnians.
ethnic and racial conflict in the early 1990s Germany.France.the United States.Sri Lanka.
As of early 2001, this ethnic group was accused of the greatest atrocities over the previous decade in the area of former Yugoslavia. Serbs
Regarding United Nations involvement in wars, Kofi Annan felt that the United Nations would need to act quickly in future wars to prevent bloodshed.
granted full independence to Jordan.encouraged Arab nationalism in Syria and Lebanon.ended its presence in Palestine in 1948. Britain's involvement in West Asia after World War II
Great Britain wanted good relations with Arab nations because of their strategic location and their petroleum reserves.
defeated its Arab neighbors because of its superior equipment and training and the support of the United States. Israel, in the early years of its existence,
seek better relations with the Soviet Union.institute reforms that gave land to the poor.promote the building of the Aswan High Dam. Nasser did all of the following
Israeli occupation of the Sinai Peninsula.Israeli annexation of East Jerusalem. Israeli occupation of new lands on the west bank of the Jordan River. The Six-Day War of 1967
program of Palestinian civil disobedience directed against Israelis. Intifada
Golan Heights, Sinai, West Bank seized by Israel during the 1967 war
resulted from a popular revolution championed by Ayatollah Khomeini. overthrow of the shah of Iran
Iraq refused to repay loans by oil-rich Arab nations because the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein believed Iraq had fought Iran on behalf of Gulf states and Saudi Arabia.
By 1991, the only African state still under white minority rule was South Africa.
The goals of apartheid were to segregate the races and perpetuate white control.
result of the elections in South Africa in spring 1994, the African National Congress and Nelson Mandela were victorious.
In the late 1990s, among the African nations still suffering the effects of the Cold War were Namibia.Angola.Mozambique.
As regards arms production and nuclear weaponry, maintenance and disposal of aging nuclear weapons now poses a major problem.
India (and other poor nations) have difficulty achieving economic development; this is so because of lack skilled technicians.lack adequate infrastructures of roads and lines of communication.foreign investors often control the bulk of profits from their resources.
Advocates for poor nations believe their poverty is chiefly the result of Western imperial exploitation.
By the late 1990s, world population stood at 6 billion.
A good example of a relatively poor nation that has made impressive strides toward controlling environmental damage is Kenya.
militant Muslim movements have often sought to limit women's social and legal rights. religion and women's rights
Dictatorships and absolute democracies have continued to rule Indonesia.Iraq.Saudi Arabia.Syria.
younger ruler or more moderate rulers come to power around the turn of the twenty-first century Syria, Jordan, Iran, Morocco
fundamentalist Christian groups in the United States have advocated censorship and the stricter control of the personal lives of citizens. religious developments in the past two decades
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