Idea that gives homosexual males and females the right to marriage.
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
Fall in stock prices, Stock market crashed, International trade plunged by 50%, Unemployment rose and banks foreclosed.
Aimed to reduce poverty and guided by foreign investment and international trade.
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.
American program in which the U.S gave economic support to rebuild European economies to prevent the spread of Communism
Term coined in the 1950's in reference to the Economics department at Chicago University and their teachings based on Keynesian economics.
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.
Canadian ambassador to UN
Elimination of Tariffs, Quotas, preference on goods and services traded between them.
41st US president
Second largest oil spill in history.
42nd President of US
He presided over the longest period of peace time and economic expansion in American history
North American Free Trade Agreement.
It united Canada, U.S and Mexico into free trade.
43rd President of the US
President during 9/11 attacks , responded with Bush Doctrine and started war in Iraq
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
Concern for environmental conservation and improvement of the health of the environment.
General agreement on tariffs and trade.
Multilateral agreement regulating international trade.
Replaced by WTO in 1995
Specialized agency of the UN concerned with international public health.
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.
Economist and philosopher. best known for his defense of classical liberalism
Nobel prize in economic sciences.
invented Monetary theory.
Committee responsible for economic planning in the Soviet Union.
Ordered laws passed by congress during president Roosevelt's first term, in response to the great depression.
Relieve, Recovery and Reform
32nd President of the US.
Created the New Deal
Pulled US out of economic depression
Gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 allied nation and Mt. Washington hotel
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Intergovernmental military alliance.
Alliance in war between between 28 states.
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.
PM of the UK
Longest serving British PM of the 20th century and the only women to have held the office.
Guarantees certain political and civil rights to all Canadian citizens.
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).
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.
Revolution overthrowing communist states.
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.
Protest of around 40,000 people against the WTO
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
Providing appropriate tools required to intercept and obstruct terrorism.
Provided for the declaration of war invasion or insurrection and the types of emergency measures that could be taken. Brought into force three times.
First chairman of the communist party of China
Founding father of the Peoples republic of China
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.
Chairman of the Central Advisory Commission of the Communist Party.
President of the Soviet Union,