Southern & Eastern Asia Vocabulary Activity
Civil disobedience - the refusal to obey laws even if the result is punishment. Write a sentence that uses this term AND shows you understand the meaning.
Vietminh League - a group that had Vietnamese independence as its goal. What word have we previously learned that best relates to this word?
Long March - the name given to the 6000 mile journey that Mao Zedong and his followers took to avoid capture by the Chinese government. DRAW a pic that will help you remember this term.
Cold War - a state of political tension and military rivalry between nations that stops short of full-scale war, especially that which existed between the United States and Soviet Union following World War II. DRAW a pic that will help you remember this term.
Great Leap Forward - a name given to China's attempt in the 1950s to modernize agriculture over toward a more industrial nation. Which field of social studies (besides history) would this best fit under?
Tiananmen Square - in 1989, political unrest in China resulted in student demonstrations against communism. Demonstrators were met by troops armed with assault rifles and in tanks. There is no data for how many were injured or killed. What field of social studies (besides history) could be best align this event with?
Domino Theory - a term meaning if one country fell to communism, all the others nearby would fall as well. Add an Image or a Meme to help you remember this term.
Boycott - refusing to buy something or use something usually as a form of punishment or political protest. What is something you would like to boycott and why?
Communism - an economic and social ideology that the government should establish a classless society based on common ownership of products and property. When you think of communism, what is a word or phrase that comes to mind?
Containment - foreign policy pursued by the United States throughout the Cold War; the idea was to contain or stop the spread of communism. Draw or add image(s) or meme(s) that will help you remember this term.