Period 6: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments c.1900 to present Flashcard Example #95730

How did science affect humans’ conception of the natural world in the 20th century?
It widened their knowledge as they began to use more technology and produce their own
What new technologies and discoveries affected communication,transportation, and conceptions of the world?
Technologies such as the train and discoveries of quantum mechanics, and Einsteinian theories and also along with medical innovations like vaccine which helped many humans survive
How did scientific discoveries of attendance ability to feed and care for themselves?
Science health discovered many hacks like energy-efficient technologies and production of many fuels
What new energy technologies effect of the 20th century?
Mostly nuclear power and greenhouse gases
How do humans relationship to the environment change in the 20th Century?
They used more vehicles I had cause pollution and exploited many of earths finite resources
What negative consequences in the 20th century accompanied the benefits of industrialization?
Pollution Brighton Roseside water and clean year, global warming, deforestation, and extinction of many animals
What caused some of the major demographic changes in the 20th century?
Diseases, scientific innovations, and migration in general
How did the invention of reliable birth control affect gender roles?
Helped give women more control over their fertility and practices
How did new military technology affects wartime casualties?
Creation of tanks and more effective usage of destruction and putting down their enemy; trench warfare, firebombing and etc.
How has the worlds political order developed since the early 1900s?
Develop from empires communism to democratic governments
Why did older, land-based empires decline and or collapse?
Decline due to having internal and Extertal factors along with being in debt and having social and economic discontent
By what means did Imperial colonies achieve independence?
By writing and struggling with military
What new movements challenge the status quo during the age of imperial rule?
Stitches anti-imperialist him and having nationalist leaders who wanted different rules
Who help lead and find these movements?
Nationalist leaders along with regional and religious movements and leaders such as Muhammad Ali
What do identities were used to unite population spread across national borders?
Regional, religious, and for ethnic reasons.
What ideologies were often used to undo imperialism?
movements which spoke for communism and socialism and also redistributing certain lands in order to gain more dominance.
How are colonial peoples affected by the change of old colonial boundaries?
caught in between different rules and leaders along with resettlements
How are relationships between imperial powers and former colonies maintained after the end of those empires?
the imperials had hold over the colonies, however people still had their own culture and common ways.
What circumstances contributed to genocide and mass refugee your populations?
loss of wars and eventually blaming other ethnic groups for the cause of all the destruction (Holocaust): bringing about purity and ridding their nation of the vile people.
How did the world wars affect the nature of war and the relationship of the government to their populations?
Both were total wars and mobilized many resources and included almost all nations. Govs. used strategy and allies to bring about nationalism and put an end to communism.
What ideologies motivated the World War conflicts?
ethnic conflict, communism, nationalist ideologies, and despair from the Great Depression
How did the roost balance of power change during the Cold War?
U.S. and Soviet Union came as superpowers and struggled over gaining the higher prestige and between capitalism and communism.
What were the Cold Wars military consequences?
Military alliances like the NATO, Warsaw Pact, and small conflicts/wars in Latin America, Asia, and Africa
What caused the Cold War to end?
Soviet Union being dissolute and the U.S. making a pact.
How did various reactions to the violence of 20th-century compare?
some opposed by having riots and movements, and others intensified it by abiding by the rules and joining the government in order to profit.
How did the antiwar and nonviolent movement respond to the centuries many wars?
Many showed through paintings and made speeches in order to bring about political changes.
What alternatives were offered to the economic, political, and social status quo?
Nonalignment movement and having protests in order to bring about democracy in nations like China.
How did reactions by government and military’s affect the degree of conflict during the 20th century?
Many carried out orders to an extent and promoted communism and more conflict through propaganda and portraying other nations as “evil.”
Why did some movements use terrorism for political purposes?
in order to carry out their nation to the position where they would dictate other nations and prolife.
How was popular culture affected by the global conflicts?
used various references to video games and songs; including movies as well.
What new governmental institutions emerged as a result of the 20th century conflicts?
science, technology, medicine, and integration came about in times of difficult.
What made these new institutions possible?
political conflict and drive to find a solution for the causation of the problem.
What role did they play in the world during the 20th century?
they widened knowledge and brought about new life changing theories such as the human psychology and shaped to social conditions.
How did states respond to the 20th centuries economic challenges?
some states encouraged them, but others used them in a negative way to enforce power.
How did the great depression affects governments relationship to the economy?
government became desperate and opened themselves to corruption and enabled less jobs in times of difficult; less money.
How did new international organizations affect the relationship of states and peoples around the world?
people became increasingly independent and encouraged growth.
What were the economic effects of new international organizations?
new international organizations promoted markets and such.
Humanitarian effects?
organizations came about to restore peace upon the world the best they could and be successful unlike the League of Nations.
How did these economic development affect the distribution of resources?
there were many corporations that began to challenge authority due to wanting more power and money.
What new social and cultural ideologist developed, and what were the consequences and reactions to these ideologies?
Human rights and equality developed and many were either for or against them.
How did communities of faith respond to the rapid changes in the 20th century?
developed spirituality and chose to emphasize on the good reforms going around them; applying religious beliefs to political issues.
How did the global nature and culture sports, music, fashions, and the arts?
practiced and reflected national and social wishes and there were changes in communication and transportation; along with new discoveries which transformed technology. (diffusion of entertainment like music and movies).

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