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Ch 11 Terms To Know

Ch 11 Terms

QuestionAnswer
Airlift System of carrying supplies by aircraft
Blockade To forcibly prevent entry to an area
Cold War Period between the late 1940s and late 1980s when the US and the Soviet Union competed for world influence without actually fighting each other
Communism Economic, social, and political system based on the teachings of Karl Max, which advocated the elimination of private property.
Cooperation The process of working together to the same end.
Cottage Industry Home or village based industry in which family members supply their own equipment to make goods.
Deterrence Maintenance of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack.
EU European Union Economic alliance of European nations
Euro Commonly currency adopted by countries in the European Union
Genocide Mass murder of a people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, politics or culture.
Holocaust Systematic murder of more than 6 million European Jews and 6 millions others by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi's during WWII
Human Resources Supply of people who can produce goods
Imperialism System of building foreign empires for military and trade advantages
Interdependence Dependence of countries on on another for goods, raw materials to make goods, and markets in which to sell goods
NATO International military alliance created to defend Western Europe against a possible soviet invasion
Nuclear Weapon Weapon whose destructive power comes from a nuclear reaction
Productivity Measurement of the amount of work accomplished in a given time
Satellite Nation Nation politically and economically dominated or controlled by another, more powerful country
Strike Refusal to work, usually by a labor organization, until demands are met
Textiles Woven clothes
Turmoil A condition of extreme confusion
Union Labor organization that negotiates for improved worker conditions and pay
USSR Union Of Soviet Union
Created by: WizMini on 2011-12-12



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