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World History II - Final Pt. 2

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Mugabe
Black nationalist guerrilla leader who was elected prime minister of Rhodesia in 1980.
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese political leader, president of North Vietnam from 1954 to 1969. Started Vietnam war.
Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt from 1970 to 1981.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
In 1961 a failed attempt by Cuban refugees, with some assistance from the US, to invade Cuba and remove Fidel Castro from power.
Kwame Nkrumah
Prime minister of Ghana from 1957 to 1960, president from '60 to '66.
Ayatollah Khomeini
Iranian religious and political leader.
Apartheid
policy of racial segregation used to maintain white countrol especially as practiced by law in South Africa.
Julius Nyere
Nationalist leader and president of Tanzania from 1964 to 1985.
M. Reza Pahlavi
Signed a treaty that allowed the British and Soviets to use the Trans-Iranian Railway and keep troops in Iran until the end of WWII
Lazaro Cardenas
Mexican political leaders and president of Mexico from '36 to '40.
Agostinha Neto
Poet and medical doctor as well as guerrilla leader who became Angola's first president.
Ian Smith
In 1965 Rhodesian leaders (whites) demanded independence from Britain. Britain refused until political rights were given to blacks. Smith refused and proclaimed Rhodesia's independence.

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