Privitized buisness and Industry, cut back on social welfare, got tough with unions
Thatcher's handpicked Conservative succesor
First followed her policies, then ventured off
Abolished poll tax, reconcilled with EU, slowed social cutbacks and privitization
"Third Way"- between extreme 'Old Labour' and 'New Labour'
Lost popularity when supported Iraq War
Could not appeal to the people as a Labour Party
Hurt by Recession
Coalition with Lib-Dems (Nick Clegg)
Military retreat by CCP to Nationalists during civil war
Mao Zedong, began to rise to power as a result
Gave CCP a positive reputation among peasants.
CCP encouraged a variety of views and solutions to national policy issues
Mao saw this as a chance to promote socialism.
Mao was angered by criticism
Led to 'many sent to 'reeducation camps
Economic and social plan, intended to use China’s people to rapidly transform China from an agrarian economy to a communist society
Used agriculturalization, industrialization, and collectivization. Failed and triggered a widespread famine that resulted in massive casualties.
Mao wanted to purge liberal bourgeois elements and capitalistic thoughts from the Party and China as a whole.
Youth moblized into the Red Guard.
Attacked 'Four Olds'
Obasanjo(76-79) stepped down to form a Republic
Died in office, VP Goodluck Johnathan
Set off a period of warlords and popular uprisings that lasted until 1934
Didn't stop bloodshed of the time
Redestribution of land, nationalized industry (PEMEX), invested in public works, encouraged unions, concentrated power in the presidency
During the Oil Crash
Basically fact he stole the election
A bad person
Pointed to as an example of electoral reform around the world
First to not name his succesor
First PAN candidate to win
Marks begining of a true democratic state
A narrow win over AMLO (PRD), IFE had to recount
First PRI since 2000
5 year plans
Collectivization adn industrialization
Gosplan: central planning comission
deStalinizatin: loosening government censorship, decentralization, relaxed Cold War tensions
Cuban Missile Crisis (lost control of USSR)
Tried to cope with increasing economic problems
Last Soviet Leader
Glasnot (openness) and Perestrokia (economic reform)
Failed- but indirectly led to fall of USSR
Led by Yeltsin
Alcoholic- made him a poor president
Created a three branch government with a president, prime minister, duma (lower) and Constiutional Court (upper)
More conservative than Yeltsin
Got rid of Bolsheviks
Party: United Russia
Former Prime Minister
Rose in popularity after endorsed by Putin
While was president, many believed Putin still really ruled Russia