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Y Terms. What’s the Term? #1) A pivotal meeting of Winston Churchill of Great Britain (r. 1940-1945, 1951-1955), Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States.

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1 Y Terms

2 What’s the Term? #1) A pivotal meeting of Winston Churchill of Great Britain (r , ), Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States (r ), and Joseph Stalin of the USSR (r ) in February 1945 that approved the establishment of the United Nations and granted the USSR considerable influence in Eastern Europe and elsewhere.

3 Yalta Conference #1) A pivotal meeting of Winston Churchill of Great Britain (r , ), Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States (r ), and Joseph Stalin of the USSR (r ) in February 1945 that approved the establishment of the United Nations and granted the USSR considerable influence in Eastern Europe and elsewhere.

4 What’s the Term? #2) Hereditary aristocrats at the top of the Korean social system who owned most of the land and held most government offices.

5 yangban #2) Hereditary aristocrats at the top of the Korean social system who owned most of the land and held most government offices.

6 What’s the Term? #3) A major Chinese peasant revolt that began in 184 C.E. and helped cause the fall of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.). Inspired by Daoist teachings, it sought to establish a new golden age of equality and harmony.

7 Yellow Turban Rebellion #3) A major Chinese peasant revolt that began in 184 C.E. and helped cause the fall of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.). Inspired by Daoist teachings, it sought to establish a new golden age of equality and harmony.

8 What’s the Term? #4) An expression of Chinese belief in the unity of opposites. One pole represents the feminine, dark, and receptive, and the other the masculine, bright, and assertive. The concept helped elite Chinese see Daoism as complementary rather than contradictory to Confucian values.

9 Yin and yang #4) An expression of Chinese belief in the unity of opposites. One pole represents the feminine, dark, and receptive, and the other the masculine, bright, and assertive. The concept helped elite Chinese see Daoism as complementary rather than contradictory to Confucian values.

10 What’s the Term? #5) A conflict in October 1973 between Israel and several Arab states, led by Syria and Egypt. An attack on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, took Israel by surprise; however, Israeli forces recovered and pushed the fighting into neighboring Arab nations. After two weeks of fighting, the United Nations arranged a cease-fire.

11 Yom Kippur War #5) A conflict in October 1973 between Israel and several Arab states, led by Syria and Egypt. An attack on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, took Israel by surprise; however, Israeli forces recovered and pushed the fighting into neighboring Arab nations. After two weeks of fighting, the United Nations arranged a cease-fire.

12 What’s the Term? #6) Idealistic Turkish exiles in Europe and young army officers in Istanbul who seized power in the revolution of 1908 and helped pave the way for the birth of modern secular Turkey.

13 Young Turks #6) Idealistic Turkish exiles in Europe and young army officers in Istanbul who seized power in the revolution of 1908 and helped pave the way for the birth of modern secular Turkey.

14 What’s the Terms? #7) A portable tent used as shelter by nomadic Mongols, who had no permanent houses. Before their great conquests beginning in the thirteenth century, Mongols moved with their animals in between winter and summer pastures, and yurts could be dismantled and loaded onto animals or carts in a short times.

15 yurt #7) A portable tent used as shelter by nomadic Mongols, who had no permanent houses. Before their great conquests beginning in the thirteenth century, Mongols moved with their animals in between winter and summer pastures, and yurts could be dismantled and loaded onto animals or carts in a short times.


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