Peoples of the world Applied to the Late mid 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 mid 20th century.

   

Peoples of the World

The late mid 20th century can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s.

Nations

Nations such as Paraguay, Jordan, Laos, El Salvador, Togo, Nicaragua, Eritrea, Denmark, Kyrgystan, Slovakia, Finland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Turkmenistan, Norway, Central African Republic, 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 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic peoples, Latin peoples, Northeast European peoples, Germanic peoples, Balkan peoples, and Scandinavian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, the late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s.

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian peoples, Oriental peoples, and Southeast Asian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Libya can be connected. Cities such as Bangkok can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples

Middle Eastern peoples including Egyptian, Turkish, Persian, North African peoples, and Arabian peoples can be connected. Israel can be connected. Cities such as Tehran can be connected.

Egypt can be connected. Nasser was succeeded by Anwar Sadat. Egypt was involved in war with Israel in 1973. A peace treaty with Israel was signed. Cities such as Cairo can be connected.

Turkey can be connected. Civilian government was interrupted by military coups on several occasions. Cities such as Istanbul can be connected.

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connectd. Afghanistan can be connected. Iran can be connected. Iran can be connected. The Pahlavis ruled Iran until the Iranian revolution of 1979.

Mesopotamian peoples such as those of Iraq can be connected.

North African peoples such as those of Algeria can be connected. Tunisia can be connected. Algeria can be connected. Algeria gained independence from the French. Morocco can be connected. Following the death of Sultan Mohammed V in 1961, Hassan II ruled Morocco.

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 wealthy and influential from oil sales and became somewhat westernized. Yemen can be connected. Yemen was divided into two independent states, North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic) and South Yemen (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen).

Levantine peoples such as those of Syria can be connected.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples such as those of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Sri Lanka can be connected. Cities such as Lahore can be connected.

India can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. India was involved in struggles with Pakistan. Cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, and Bengaluru can be connected. Hyderabad can be connected. Mumbai can be connected. Delhi can be connected. There were numerous social and economic developments. Calcutta can be connected. Chennai can be connected. Bengaluru can be connected.

Pakistan can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. East Pakistan won independence as Bangladesh in 1971. Cities such as Karachi can be connected.

Bangladesh can be connected. In 1971 Bangladesh gained independence from Pakistan. Cities such as Dacca can be connected.

Nepal can be connected. Nepal was ruled by king Mahendra and his son Bihendra.

Central Asian peoples

Central Asian peoples including Inner Asian and Western Asian peoples can be connected. Tajikistan can be connected.

Inner Asian peoples such as those of Uzbekistan can be connected. Kazakhstan can be connected. Uzbekistan can be connected.

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

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples such as those of China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Hong Kong can be connected. Cities such as Chengdu can be connected.

China

China including North Central China, South Central China, and Southern Coastal China can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. The Peoples Republic of China was led by Mao, who initiated a Cultural Revolution before he died. Cities such as Dongguan can be connected.

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

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

Southern Coastal China including cities such as Canton can be connected. Shenzhen can be connected. Canton can be connected.

Taiwan

Taiwan can be connected. The government of Taiwan had an authoritarian single party government and international governments withdrew their recognition of it as the legitimate govenment of China, but it grew substantially economically.

Japan

Japan with cities such as Tokyo and Osaka can be connected. Nagoya can be connected. Japan became a major economic power. Tokyo can be connected. Osaka can be connected.

South Korea

South Korea can be connected. Park Chung-hee took power following a military coup. Seoul can be connected.

North Korea

North Korea can be connected. North Korea gradually began to distance itself from Communism in 1972, but remained totalitarian and belligerent.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southest Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Mainland peoples, Southeast Asian Island peoples, and Aboriginal Australian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Papua New Guinea can be connected. Cities such as Saigon can be connected.

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

Vietnam can be connected. The Vietnam war between North Vietnam and South Vietnam ended with the defeat of the US-backed South Vietnam. Thailand can be connected. There was a succession of military dictators and unstable governments. Burma can be connected. A military coup took control of Burma and established a socialist type of government. Malaysia can be connected. Malaya added more colonial territory and was named Malaysia in 1963.

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia can be connected. Madagascar can be connected. Cities such as Manila can be connected.

Indonesia can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Sukarno and Suharto were principal leaders of Indonesia. Cities such as Jakarta can be connected.

The Philippines can be connected. Ferdinand Marcos became the predominant ruler and established a dictatorial government. Malaysia can be connected. The country added more colonial territory and was named Malaysia in 1963.

Aboriginal Australian peoples including those of Australia can be connected.

African peoples

African peoples including Eastern African peoples, West African peoples, Central African peoples, and Southern African peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. South Sudan can be connected. Cities such as Johannesburg can be connected.

Eastern African peoples

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

Northern East African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

Central East African peoples such as those of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda can be connected. Burundi can be connected. Tanzania can be connected. Tanganyika and Zanzibar gained independence and were unified as Tanzania in 1964. Kenya can be connected. Kenya was granted independence in 1963. Uganda can be connected. Uganda gained independence in 1962, but was later ruled by the notorious dictator Idi Amin. Rwanda can be connected. Rwanda was granted independence in 1961 by Belgium.

Interior East African peoples such as those of Sudan can be connected. Chadcan be connected. Sudan can be connected. A military coup in 1969 established a new government under Gaafar Nimeiry.

West African peoples

West African peoples including Southern Coastal West African and Interior West African peoples can be connected. Benin can be connected. Cities such as Lagos can be connected.

Southern Coastal West African peoples such as those of Nigeria and Ghana can be connected. Côte d'Ivoire can be connected. Nigeria can be connected. There were numerous changes in government following its 1960 independence. Ghana can be connected. Kwame Nkrumah established a one-party state, but was overthown in 1966 by a military coup. Kofi Abrefa Busia became Prime Minister but was overthrown by another military coup.

Interior West African peoples such as those of Niger and Burkina Faso can be connected. Mali can be connected. Niger can be connected. Hamani Diori led Niger as a one-party state. Burkina Faso can be connected. Upper Volta suffered some political instability.

Western Coastal West African peoples such as those of Senegal can be connected. Guinea can be connected. Senegal can be connected. Senegal freqently came into conflict with Portuguese Guinea (Guinea-Bissau).

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 country was known as Zaire in part of this period. Angola can be connected. Angola gained independence from the Portuguese in 1975.

Southern African peoples

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

South Africa can be connected. The British granted it independence in 1961. Mozambique can be connected. Marxist and anti-colonial movements spread in the Portuguese colonial war. Mozambique was granted independence in 1975. A one-party state marxist state was formed, led by Samora Machel. Malawi can be connected. Nyasaland was granted independence by the British in 1963. Zambia can be connected. Zambia was granted independence by the UK in 1964.

American Indian peoples

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Honduras can be connected.

Middle American Indian peoples

Middle American Indian peoples including Southwestern American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s and late 1970s. The Dominican Republic 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.

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

Caribbean peoples including Caribbean Island peoples and Caribbean South American Indian peoples can be connected. Haiti can be connected. Caribbean Island peoples such as those of Cuba can be connected. Caribbean South American Indian people such as those of Colombia can be connected. Venezuela can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

South American Indian peoples

South American Indian peoples including Andean, Amazonian, and Cono/southen American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s. Bolivia can be connected.

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

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

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 including Eastern North American Indian peoples and Western North American Indian peoples can be used to examine the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s and late 1970s. Canada can be connected. Eastern North American Indian peoples including those of the eastern United States can be connected. Western North American Indian peoples including those of the western United States can be connected.

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Created 22 Sep 2017 Last updated 12 Jan 2018