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A New World Order
An Overview of the World from
Key Ideas
• Cold War
– Were there any Cold War conflicts in this area?
Why are they important?
• Decolonization and Nationalism
– How did this area gain independence from
Europe? What was their new relationship with the
• Globalization
– To what extent did this area participate in the
global economy? What cultural impact did this
have on them and the groups they interacted
Key Terms
• Third World
– US and allies = 1st World
– Soviet Union and allies = 2nd World
– Non-industrialized poor countries = 3rd World
• Non-aligned nations
– Countries remaining specifically neutral during Cold War
– Led by India
• Neo-colonialism
– Refers to economic dominance and other influence
Western nations hold over former colonies
• Cold War
– “Iron Curtain”: Europe divided
between democratic and
capitalist West and
communist and socialist East
• Rise of the Welfare State
– Western Europe develops
programs designed to care for
citizens from “cradle the
• Soviet Empire
– Eastern Europe essentially
controlled by Soviet Union,
struggles economically
• Key Terms
– Eastern bloc, Warsaw Pact,
Berlin Wall, Postmodernism,
Solidarity, EU
North America
• Cold War
– Containment: US
determined to stop the
spread of Communism
• “American Century”
– Political, military and
economic dominance of
the US in the postwar
• Key Terms
– Yalta Conference, Potsdam,
Marshall Plan, NATO, Arms
Race, Space Race,
East Asia
• Cold War
– Red China & Taiwan
– Korean War
• Asian Tigers
– Japan and others develop
powerful economies based
on exports to the West
• Key Terms
– ROK, PDRK, Kim Il-Sung,
Kim Jong-Il, Hong Kong,
Hyundai, Great Leap
Forward, Pragmatists, Zhou
Enlai, Deng Xiaoping,
Cultural Revolution, Red
Guard, Tiananmen Square
Southeast Asia
• Cold War
– Vietnam War
– Organization of SE Asian
states to promote
economic growth
• Key Terms
– Ho Chi Minh, Viet Minh,
Dien Bien Phu, Ngo Dinh
Diem, Viet Cong, Fall of
Saigon, Pol Pot, Pacific
Rim, Marcos, Corazon
South Asia
• Partition of Subcontinent
– Violence erupts when India is
divided into mostly Hindu and
Muslim countries, and leaves
long term political issues
• Modernization
– Social and economic issues
of the rise of modern India
• Key Terms
– Congress Party, Nehru,
Muslim League, Jinnah,
Kashmir, Indira Gandhi,
Benazir Butto, Green
Revolution, Bollywood
Middle East
• Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
– Arab-Israeli Wars
– Israeli Diplomacy
• Arab and Islamic Nationalism
– Competition between secular
and religious governments
• Oil Kingdoms
– Economic and cultural
implications of industrial world’s
oil dependence
• Key Terms
– Oil Embargo, Pan-Arabism,
Nasser, Muslim Brotherhood,
Sadat, Mubarak, Iranian
Revolution, Ayatollah, Iran-Iraq
War, Saddam Hussein
Sub-Saharan Africa
• Decolonization
– Tactics of nationalist
– Successes and problems
of independence
• Key Terms
– Nkrumah, Kenyatta,
KAU, FLN, Senghor,
Apartheid, ANC,
Mandela, AIDS
Latin America
• Challenges of
– Frequent devolutions into
single party rule or
• Cold War
– Cuban Revolution
– Iran-Contra Affair
• Key Terms
– Banana republics, Perons,
PRI, Che, Fidel Castro,
Cuban Missile Crisis,
Alliance for Progress,
liberation theology,
Coach Lerch’s Final Thoughts
• You are now on your own. I have given
you an outline of chapters 31-34. You
will now need to read it and fill in the
blanks for yourself…