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Unit 12 The Twentieth Century

Chapter 39 The World Since 1989

1989 AD - Present
 

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Day 1
Topic  39-1 The End of the Cold War
Objective
Discuss how independence came to Eastern Europe.                                
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Aggression:
warlike acts
Dissent:
criticism against the government
Coup:
forced takeover of a government
Soverign:
self-governing nation
Secede:
withdraw to for their own government
Privatize:
allow private ownership of state-owned businesses

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People to Know
Helmut Kohl:
Boris Yeltsin:
Valdimir Putin:

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Atlas of the World
readme.gif (1442 bytes) Atlas of the World pp. 118-119
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readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 39-1 The End of the Cold War pp. 645-652
A Spirit of Democracy
Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Last Satellites
Conflict Within the Soviet Union
Independence and Ethnic Rivalries
Economic Hardships
Political Challenges

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Day
Topic 39-2 World Challenges
Objective
Describe life in Russia after the breakup of the Soviet Union.  
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Forum:
meeting place
Autonomous:
self-governing
Intifada:
1987 Palestinian uprising
Referendum:
popular vote
Autoritarian Rule:
government in which one ruler or political party holds                                power
Apartheid:
forced separation of races

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Saddam Hussein:
Josef Tito:
Slobodan Milosevic:
Yitzak Rabin:
Yasir Arafat:
Sukarno:
F.W. de Klerk:
Nelson Mandela:

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Places to Locate

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 39-2 World Challenges pp. 652-662
The Gulf War
Fighting in Bosnia
Kosovo
Peace Efforts in the Middle East
Toward Peace in Ireland
Changes in China
Turmoil in Indonesia
Struggles and Progress in Africa

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Day
Topic 39-3 The World Today
Objective
Explain how nations responded to issues of war and peace after the cold war ended.
Identify world challenges at the start of the 21st century.     
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.gif (3590 bytes) Terms to Learn
Renegade Nations:
countries that refuse to reduce weapons of war
Terroism:
violence to achieve a political objective
Communicable Disease:
diseases passed from an infected person to another
Pandemics:
epedimics
Greenhouse Effect:
trapping Earth's heat
Euro:
common currency July 1, 2002

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  People to Know
Mohandis Gahandi:
Nehru:
Indira Ghandi:

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Atlas of the World

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Atlas of the World pp. 120-121

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readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 39-3 The World Today pp. 663-666
Political Changes
A Growing Population
Improving Health Care
Protecting the Environment
Global Links

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