Peoples of the World Applied to the Late 20th Century

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be used to examine the late 20th century.

   

Peoples of the World

Peoples of the world can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s and late 1990s.

Nations

Nations such as Ireland, Georgia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Palestinian Territories, Croatia, Lebanon, Congo (Rep), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Puerto Rico, Kuwait, Moldova, Liberia, Panama, Mauritania, Armenia, Uruguay, Lithuania, Albania, Mongolia, Oman, Jamaica, Namibia, Lesotho, Latvia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Botswana, Qatar, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Estonia, Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, Bahrain, Swaziland, East Timor, Fiji, Cyprus, and Djibouti can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s and late 1990s.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, Germanic, Northeast European, Balkan, and Scandinavian peoples can be be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s and late 1990s.

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Central Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Turkmenistan can be connected. Cities such as Pune can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples

Middle Eastern peoples including Egyptian, Turkish, Persian, Mesopotamian, Arabian, and North African, and Levantine peoples can be connected. Jordan can be connected. Cities such as Baghdad can be connected.

Egypt can be used to examine the late 1990s. The country was ruled by Hosni Mubarak. Cities such as Cairo can be connected.

Turkey can be connected. An insurgency of Kurdish rebels began in 1984. Cities such as Istanbul can be connected.

Persian peoples such as those of Afghanistan can be connected. Cities such as Tehran can be connected. Iran can be connected. The Islamic republic of Iran was prominent in international affairs.

Mesopotamian peoples such as those of Iraq can be connected.

North African peoples such as those of Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia can be connected. Libya can be connected. Algeria can be connected. There was Civil war in Algeria from 1991. Morocco can be connected. Hassan II continued to rule Morocco, until his death in 1999. He was succeeded by his son Mohammed VI. Tunisia can be connected. Bourguiba was overthrown in 1987 by Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Arabian peoples such as those of Saudi Arabia and Yemen can be connected. The United Arab Emirates can be connected. Saudi Arabia can be connected. Saudia Arabia became influential from its oil sales and allied with the United States in a Persian gulf war. Yemen can be connected. The two states of Yemen united in 1990.

Levantine peoples such as those of Syria can be connected. Israel can be connected. Syria can be connected. Hafez al-Assad continued to rule Syria, and in 2000 was succeded by his son Bashar al-Hassad.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples including India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Sri Lanka can be connected. Cities such as Ahmedabad can be connected.

India can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Indira Gandhi and her son were assassinated. India began to liberalize economically. Cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, and Bengaluru can be connected. Hyderabad can be connected.

Mumbai can be connected. Delhi can be connected. Calcutta can be connected. Chennai can be connected. Bengaluru can be connected.

Pakistan can be used to examine the late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. There was political instability and conflict with India. Cities such as Karachi can be connected. Lahore can be connected. Karachi can be connected.

Bangladesh can be used to examine the late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Rule alternated between two major parties. Cities such as Dacca can be connected.

Nepal can be connected. Nepal was ruled by a parliamentary monarchy.

Central Asian peoples

Central Asian peoples including Inner Asian and Western Asian peoples can be connectd. Kyrgystan can be connected.

Inner Asian peoples

Inner Asian peoples such as those of Uzbekistan and Kazakstan can be connected. Tajikistan can be connected. Uzbekistan can be connected. Uzbekistan became independent of the USSR. Kazakhstan can be connected. Kazakhstan gained independence with the breakup of the USSR.

Western Asian peoples

Western Asian peoples such as those of Azerbaijan can be connected.

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples including China, Japan, and South Korea can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Hong Kong can be connected. Cities such as Xi'an can be connected.

China

China including North Central China, South Central China, Southern Coastal China, and Southern Interior China can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. China began to liberalize economically, but not politically in the post-Mao era. Cities such as Nanjing can be connected.

North Central China including cities such as Beijing and Tianjin can be connected. Hangzhou can be connected. Beijing can be connected. Tianjin can be connected.

South Central China including cities such as Shanghai can be connected. Wuhan can be connected. Shanghai can be connected.

Southern Coastal China including cities such as Canton, Shenzhen, and Dongguan can be connected. Quanzhou can be connected. Canton can be connected. Shenzhen can be connected. Dongguan can be connected. Hong Kong can be connected.

Southern Interior China including cities such as Chengdu can be connected. Chongqing can be connected. Chengdu can be connected.

Northern China including cities such as Shenyang can be connected.

Taiwan

Taiwan can be connected. Taiwan adopted democratic reforms and Kuomintang rule ended in 2000.

Japan

Japan can be used to examine the late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Its economic growth slowed. Nagoya can be connected. Tokyo can be used to examine the late 1990s. Osaka can be connected.

South Korea

South Korea can be connected. South Korea grew economically in spite of the autocratic rule of Chun Doo-hwan. Seoul can be connected.

North Korea

North Korea can be connected. In 1990 there was a famine in North Korea.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Mainland peoples, Southeast Asian island peoples, and Aboriginal Australian peoples can be used to examine the the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Singapore can be connected. Cities such as Kuala Lumpur can be connected.

Southeast Asian Mainland peoples

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, part of Malaysia, and Cambodia can be connected. Laos can be connected. Cities such as Bangkok can be connected.

Vietnam can be used to examine the early 1990s and late 1990s. Vietnam began implementing market-oriented reforms. Cities such as Saigon can be connected.

Thailand can be connected. The succession of military dictators and unstable government continued.

Burma can be connected. There were varous uprisings and protests and a change in the military government.

Part of Malaysia can be connected. The country grew and developed economically.

Cambodia can be connected. A combination of various interests resulted in some instability of government.

Southeast Asian Island peoples

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be used to examine the early 1990s, and late 1990s. Papua New Guinea can be connected. Cities such as Manila can be connected.

Indonesia can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Suharto was president of Indonesia, but finally deposed. Jakarta can be connected.

The Philippines can be connected. Ferdinand Marcos was forced from office and followed by Corazon Aquino, Fidel Ramos, and Joseph Estrada.

Part of Malaysia can be connected. The country grew and developed economically.

Madagascar can be connected. The Democratic Republic of Madagascar gave way to the third Republic in 1992.

Aboriginal Australian peoples

Aboriginal Australian peoples including those of Australia can be connected.

African peoples

African peoples including East African peoples, West African peoples, Southern African peoples, and Central African peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. Central African Republic can be connected. Cities such as Luanda can be connected.

East African peoples

East African peoples including Northern East African peoples, Central East African peoples, and Interior East African peoples can be connected. Eritrea can be connected.

Northern East African peoples such as those of Ethopia can be connected. Somalia can be connected. Ethiopia can be connected. Ethiopia abandoned communism

Central East African peoples such as those of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda can be connected. Burundi can be connected.

Tanzania can be connected. Tanzania's consitution was amended to allow multiple political parties. Kenya can be connected. Daniel Arap Moi ruled Kenya. Uganda can be connected. Various governments succeeded Idi Amin. Rwanda can be connected. Hundreds of thousands were killed in the Rwandan genocide in 1994.

Interior East African peoples such as those of Sudan can be connected. South Sudan can be connected. Sudan can be connected. A bloodless military coup in 1989 established a new government under Omar al-Bashir. Chad can be connected.

Western African peoples

Western African peoples including Western Coastal West African peoples and Interior West African peoples can be used to examine the early 1990s and late 1990s. Sierra Leone can be connected. Cities such as Lagos can be connected.

Southern Coastal West African peoples

Southern Coastal West African peoples such as those of Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, and Benin can be connected. Togo can be connected. Nigeria suffered political instability. Ghana can be connected. Jerry John Rawlings was the predominant political figure. Côte d'Ivoire can be connected. Boigny died in 1993 and was succeeded by Henry Konan Bedie. Laurent Gbagbo was then elected President. Benin can be connected. Mathias Kerekou renounced Marxism about the 1990s. He lost office in 1991 but was re-elected in 1996.

Interior West African peoples

Interior West African peoples such as those of Niger and Burkina Faso Mali can be connected. Niger can be connected. Niger suffered considerable political instability. Burkina Faso can be connected. Upper Volta was renamed Burkina Faso and suffered some political instability.

Western Coastal West African peoples

Western Coastal West African peoples such as those of Senegal can be connected. Guinea can be connected. Senegal can be connected.

Central African peoples

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR and Angola can be connected. Cameroon can be connected. Cities such as Kinshasa can be connected.

Congo DR can be connected. The nation's name was changed back from Zaire to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Angola can be connected. Angola suffered a civil war.

Southern African peoples

Southern African peoples including those of South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia can be connected. Zimbabwe can be connected. Cities such as Johannesburg can be connected.

South Africa can be connected. A post-aparteid government was established. Mozambique can be connected. Mozambique was led by a Marxist government, but there was civil war until Samora Machel was killed in an aircraft accident and his successor abandoned Marxism. Malawi can be connected. Malawi established a multi-party democracy. Zambia can be connected. Zambia established a multi-party democracy.

American Indian peoples

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s and late 1990s. Nicaragua can be connected.

Middle American Indian peoples

Middle American Indian peoples including Meso-American peoples, Caribbean peoples, and Southwestern American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. El Salvador can be connected.

Meso-American peoples such as those of Mexico and Guatemala can be connected. Honduras can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Guatemala can be connected.

Southwestern American Indian peoples including those of the Southwestern United States can be connected. Northern Mexico can be connected. The southwestern United States can be connected.

Caribbean peoples including Caribbean South American Indian peoples and Caribbean Island peoples can be connected. The Dominican Republic can be connected.

Caribbean South American Indian peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected. Venezuela can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

Caribbean Island peoples such as those of Cuba can be connected. Haiti can be connected. Cuba can be connected.

South American Indian peoples

South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amzonian, and Cono/Southen American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s and late 1990s. Paraguay can be connected.

Andean peoples

Andean peoples such as those of Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, and Argentina can be connected. Bolivia can be connected.

Peru can be connected. Ecuador can be connected.Colombia can be connected. Chile can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

Amazonian peoples

Amazonian peoples such as those of Brazil, Venezuela, and Argentina can be connected. Bolivia can be connected. Brazil can be connected. Venezuela can be connected. Argentina

Cono/Southern American Indian peoples

Cono/Southern American Indian peoples such as those of Argentina can be connected. Chile can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

North American Indian peoples

North American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s. can be connected. Canada can be connected. Eastern North American Indian peoples such as those of the eastern United States can be connected. Western North American Indian peoples such as those of the western United States can be connected.

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Created 8 Feb 2016 Last updated 6 Feb 2018