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UNIT 23: People Shape the World

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini Audio Pronunciation of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Religious leader who led the revolution against the Iranian shah in 1979.

Chiang Kai-shek Audio Pronunciation of Chiang Kai-shek
General and leader of the Republic of China from 1925 - 1949 who then moved his government to the island of Taiwan; given name Jiang Jieshi, 1887 - 1975.

Deng Xiaoping Audio Pronunciation of Deng Xiaoping
Communist Party leader who re-established his power after Mao's death in 1976 and then enforced liberal economic reforms in China, 1904 - 1997.

Imam Audio Pronunciation of Imam
Muslim religious leader.

Islam Audio Pronunciation of Islam
Literally "submission" in Arabic; religion of Muslims that calls on believers to submit to the laws of Allah as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, 570 - 632 CE.

Jiangxi Audio Pronunciation of Jiangxi
Province in China south of the Yangzi River.

Mao Zedong Audio Pronunciation of Mao Zedong
Communist Chinese leader who helped establish the People's Republic of China in 1949; ruled China from 1949 - 1960 and from 1966 - 1976, lived 1893 - 1976.

Plaza de Mayo Audio Pronunciation of Plaza de Mayo
Public square in Buenos Aires where Argentinian mothers protested against the government jailing or killing their children without due process.

Shi'ite Audio Pronunciation of Shi'ite
Muslims who believe that their leader should be a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.

Tehran Audio Pronunciation of Tehran
Capital of Iran.

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