Struggles for Democracy Test

  1. Apartheid
    policy of racial segregation used in South Africa
  2. homelands
    areas of South Africa specifically designated for black South African's
  3. African National Congress
    Political organization dedicated to achieving South Africa's independence from European control
  4. Nelson Mandela
    ANC leader who jailed for 27 years for his role in South African independence movement; first black president of South Africa
  5. F.W. de Klerk
    South African president who freed Nelson Mandela and allowed first universal elections in the country
  6. AIDS
    Deadly virus affecting African life expectancies
  7. Mikhail Gorbachev
    Leader of Soviet Union that introduced openness in government and free market economic principles known as glasnost and perestroika
  8. Glasnost
    Openness in government introduced by Mikhail Gorbachev in Soviet Union
  9. Perestroika
    Free market economic policies introduced by Mikhail Gorbachev in Soviet Union
  10. Ethnic cleansing
    Program of murder against specific group of people
  11. Slobodan Milosevic
    Yugoslavian leader that used ethnic cleansing against Muslim's living in former Yugoslavia
  12. Deng Xiaoping
    Chinese leader that improved China's economy with the Four Modernizations
  13. Four Modernizations
    Economic policy of Deng Xiaoping that improved  Chinese agriculture, industry, defense, and science/technology
  14. Tiananmen Square Protests
    Democratic reform movement of in China; Chinese government attacked own citizens with troops and tanks
  15. One Child Policy
    Chinese program that dictates Chinese families can only have one child; in response to overpopulation
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