Idea that gives homosexual males and females the right to marriage.
September 11 2001
Four coordinated terrorist attacks, upon the US in New York city and the D.C area.
Killed almost 3000 people.
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Major outbreak between November 2002 and July 2003, an outbreak of SARS in South China and then Hong Kong nearly became a pandemic, with 8,273 cases and 775 deaths worldwide
Economics - Liberal (Capitalism)
1929 - 1939
Fall in stock prices, Stock market crashed, International trade plunged by 50%, Unemployment rose and banks foreclosed.
International Monetary Fund
Initiated at the Bretton Woods conference. Its stated goal was to assist in the reconstruction of the world’s international payment system post-World War II. Countries contribute money to a pool through a quota system from which countries with payment imbalances can borrow funds temporarily.
Aimed to reduce poverty and guided by foreign investment and international trade.
1948 - 1952
American program in which the U.S gave economic support to rebuild European economies to prevent the spread of Communism
Chicago School Of Economics
Term coined in the 1950's in reference to the Economics department at Chicago University and their teachings based on Keynesian economics.
January 20 1981 - January 20 1989
40th president of US
Supply side economic policies dubbed "Reaganomics" advocated reducing tax rates to spur economic growth controlling the money supply to reduce inflation, deregulation of the economy and reducing government spending.
1984 - 1988
Canadian ambassador to UN
Free Trade Agreement
Elimination of Tariffs, Quotas, preference on goods and services traded between them.
George H Bush
January 20 1989 - January 20 1993
41st US president
March 24 1989
Second largest oil spill in history.
January 20 1993 - January 20 2001
42nd President of US
He presided over the longest period of peace time and economic expansion in American history
January 1 1994
North American Free Trade Agreement.
It united Canada, U.S and Mexico into free trade.
George W Bush
January 20 2001 - January 20 2009
43rd President of the US
President during 9/11 attacks , responded with Bush Doctrine and started war in Iraq
2008 - 2012
Binding obligation on industrialized countries to reduce emissions of green house gasses. Adopted by parties to the UNFCCC in 1997, entering into force in 2005. First commitment period was 2008 - 2012
Economics - Illiberal (Socialism)
Concern for environmental conservation and improvement of the health of the environment.
1947 - 1994
General agreement on tariffs and trade.
Multilateral agreement regulating international trade.
Replaced by WTO in 1995
World Health Organization
April 7 1948
Specialized agency of the UN concerned with international public health.
May 8 1970
Author against corporate globalization
She wrote The Shock Doctrine
Policies aimed to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital and maintain common policies on trade.
World Trade Organization.
Global international organization dealing in rules of trade between nations.
Politics - Liberal (Democracy)
May 8 1899 - March 23 1992
Economist and philosopher. best known for his defense of classical liberalism
July 31 1912 - november 16 2006
Nobel prize in economic sciences.
invented Monetary theory.
February 22 1921 - April 1 1991
Committee responsible for economic planning in the Soviet Union.
1933 - 1936
Ordered laws passed by congress during president Roosevelt's first term, in response to the great depression.
Relieve, Recovery and Reform
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
March 4 1933 - April 12 1945
32nd President of the US.
Created the New Deal
Pulled US out of economic depression
July 1 1944 - July 22 1944
Gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 allied nation and Mt. Washington hotel
April 4 1949
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Intergovernmental military alliance.
Alliance in war between between 28 states.
August 13 1961 - October 3 1990
Split land from west Berlin to east Berlin. The wall was erected to protect its population from fascist elements from inspiring the will of the people to build a socialist state.
May 4 1979 - November 28 1990
PM of the UK
Longest serving British PM of the 20th century and the only women to have held the office.
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Guarantees certain political and civil rights to all Canadian citizens.
September 17 1984 - June 25 1993
18th PM of Canada
Leader of progressive conservative party of Canada, introduced major economic reforms such as Canada-US free trade agreement and Goods and Services tax (GST).
Perestroika and Glasnost
Policy of maximal publicity, openness, and transparency in the activities of all government institutions in the Soviet Union, aimed to reduce corruption at the top of the Soviet Union.
Fall of Communism
1989 - 1991
Revolution overthrowing communist states.
January 1 1997 - December 31 2006
Secretary general of the UN
Won a noble peace prize for founding the global AIDS and health fund to support developing countries in their struggle to care for their people. He quit after becoming frustrated with UN's lack of process in regard to conflict resolution.
Battle in Seattle
November 30 1999
Protest of around 40,000 people against the WTO
September 6 2000 - September 8 2000
A meeting among many world leaders to discuss the role of the UN.189 member states of the United Nations agreed to help citizens in the world's poorest countries to achieve a better life by the year 2015
October 26 2001
Providing appropriate tools required to intercept and obstruct terrorism.
Politics - Illiberal (Dictatorship)
War Measures Act
Provided for the declaration of war invasion or insurrection and the types of emergency measures that could be taken. Brought into force three times.
March 20 1943 - April 24 1969
First chairman of the communist party of China
Founding father of the Peoples republic of China
1949 - 1950
Second part of Chinese civil war "war of liberation".
Kuomintng or Chinese nationalist party and the Communist party of china, in an all out war between these forces.
June 28 1981 - November 9 1989
Chairman of the Central Advisory Commission of the Communist Party.