History 27

  1. what were the three former republics of Yugoslavia
    • Slovenia
    • Croatia
    • Macedonia
  2. the Dayton Peace Accords were signed to keep peace where
    Bosnia
  3. what nation did Saddam Hussein invade prompting operation Dessert Storm
    Kuwait
  4. what Russian ruler sent troops to quell the independence movement of Chechnya
    Bois Yeltsin
  5. Deng Xiaoping's plan to improve China's industry, military, technology, and agriculture
    Four Modernizations
  6. what country did Ruth Perry, first woman head of state, rule
    Liberia
  7. first black president of South Africa
    Nelson Mandela
  8. who longest ruling leader after Germany's post war history
    Helmut Kohl
  9. what is the Muslim capitol of Bosnia
    Sarajevo
  10. what treaty resulted in the formation of the European Union
    Maastricht Treaty
  11. name of the thirty-one mile long tunnel underneath the English Channel
    "Chunnel"
  12. another name for democratic socialism
    "managed capitalism"
  13. SWAPO is the official government of
    Namibia
  14. what became the only communist dynasty
    North Korea
  15. first democratically elected leader in Chinese history
    Lee Teng-hui
  16. only Southeast Asian country never to have been ruled by a Western power
    Thailand
  17. first nation to place itself under UN jurisdiction regarding internal matters
    Australia
  18. what Israeli city became part of a new Palestinian state
    Jericho
  19. what plan did President George Bush call for that would create a "Two state solution"
    Roadmap for Peace
  20. what South East Asian country received its independence in 1946
    Philippines
  21. the largest and most intricate global project to be undertaken to this date.
    International Space Station (ISS)
  22. what is the belief that order in the universe is not the result of random combinations
    Intelligent Design
  23. what was the first nation to legalize euthanasia
    Holland
  24. what idea did Michael Behe advance, recognizing that a designer was necessary for the existence of life
    irreducible complexity
  25. most controversial topic in Bioethics
    stem cell research
  26. what was designed to require nations to reduce greenhouse emissions to baselines
    Kyoto Protocol
  27. the belief that the general temperature of the earth and its oceans is being warmed due to pollution and greenhouse gases
    global warming
  28. One of the greatest natural disasters of the U.S. in 2005
    Hurricane Katrina
  29. Three countries that made up NAFTA
    • Canada
    • United States
    • Mexico
  30. what is the name for the precision tracking device system
    RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device)
  31. network that became known as the internet
    ARPANET
  32. naval hero of the Battle of Trafalgar
    Horatio Nelson
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