Haile Selassie leader of Ethiopia at the time of Mussolinis invasion of the

Haile selassie leader of ethiopia at the time of

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Haile Selassie (leader of Ethiopia at the time of Mussolini’s invasion of the country in 1935; Selassie appeals to the League of Nations for permission to buy weapons but his request is denied and fascist Italy brutally conquers Ethiopia 15. Slavs (peoples of eastern and southern Europe whom Hitler and the Nazis classify as subhumans who should become servants and slaves to empire of Greater Germany) 16. Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere (the euphemistic name that the Japanese give to their newly conquered territories during the Second World War) 17. Marshall Plan (the billions of dollars that the US makes available to rebuild Europe after the Second World War; this Plan helps to escalate the Cold War because the US requires the Soviet Union to surrender its sphere of influence in order to receive funds) 18. Aime Cesaire (writer from Martinique who argues that colonialism is Nazism and the only reason why the latter is treated as the supreme evil is because Europeans/whites were its targets) 19. Third World (a term of hope that came out of the 1955 Bandung Conference in which leaders from around the world came to express commitment to aligning themselves with neither the capitalist First World (US and its allies) nor the socialist Second World (the Soviet Union and its allies); they expressed a commitment to elevating humanity above the shortcomings of the First and Second Worlds) 20. Fidel Castro (Cuban dictator who turns to communism to defend his country from American attacks in the wake of the Cuban Revolution in 1959 that expels the U.S.- backed and despised dictator General Batista; Castro funds anticolonial movements in Africa and plays an important role in bringing down South African apartheid) 21. Patrice Lumumba (democratically elected leader of the Congo, seeks to keep wealth of the Congo in the Congo, assassinated in 1961 by CIA and Belgian security forces, Malcolm X expresses outrage) 22. Malcolm X (Muslim leader who converts to orthodox Islam and advocates human rights rather than civil rights for African Americans so that they can take their grievances to the United Nations, and connect the Black liberation struggle with the struggle of the Third World as a whole) 23. Mexico City Massacre (in 1968 as part of the global protest movement Mexican youth peacefully protest political corruption, authoritarian rule, and widespread poverty.
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