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Flashcards in Ch27 - Places Deck (12):
1

What are former republics of Yugoslavia?

Croatia
Macedonia
Slovenia

2

What Muslim capital of Bosnia fell to Serbian forces as part of their "ethnic cleansing" program?

Sarajevo

3

What country became the only Communist dynasty?

North Korea

4

What was the first nation to legalize euthanasia?

Holland

5

The Dayton Peace Accords were signed to keep peace where?

Bosnia

6

What city is located in a predominately Muslim region of the Himalayas over which much of the conflict between Pakistan and India has been?

Kashmir

7

What autonomous region within Serbia was a place of continuing unrest between the Muslim Albanians and Eastern Orthodox Serbians, and later declared independence from Serbia in 2008 after 4 years of civil war and ethnic cleansing?

Kosovo

8

To what dissident republic of Russia did Yeltsin send 40,000 Russian troops to crush an independence movement?

Chechnya

9

What is Africa's largest country and where one of the most serious conflicts involving Muslim terrorism unfolded (death or incarceration of 3 million people)?

Sudan

10

In what South American country, after 36 years of conflict, did the longest war against Communist guerrillas end when the government reached an accord with Marxist rebel leaders?

Guatemala

11

What is the name of the regions of Asia directly bordering the Pacific Ocean?

Pacific Rim

12

What country was a showcase for free trade and the success of capitalism with at minimum of government regulations?

Hong Kong