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History Vocab #2

Alliance A union association of nations that is set up to further the common interests of its members.
Appeasement A policy of giving in to the demands of a hostile power to avoid conflict and maintain peace.
Democracy A government in which the power and authority rest with the people. People usually express their power through voting. The government is run by people.
Fascism A political philosophy that calls for the glorification of the nation above the individual, a centralized government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and the use of force against opposition.
Imperialism The practice of seeking the extension of a nations control by acquiring new territory. Often this is done solely for the benefit of the larger nation and at the expense of the smaller territory.
Isolationism The belief that a nation stood stand alone and not get involved in the affairs and conflicts of other nations.
Propaganda Media that supports the spread of ideas for the purpose of helping or damaging a cause. It influences people to accept a certain point of view by appealing to their emotions rather than their rationality.
Totalitarianism A form of government in which the government is supreme and individuals have few rights. Total controls of the government rests in the hands of one or a few persons.
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