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world war II terms

world war 2 terms and definitions social studies

Alliance A union or ASSOCIATIONS of nations that is set up to further the common inters of its members
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 the people.
Imperialism The practice of seeking the EXTENSION of a nations controlled by acquiring new territory. often done by solely for the benefit of the larger nation and at the expense of the smaller country.
Propaganda MEDIA that supports the spread of good ideas for the purpose of helping or damages a cause. It influences people to accept a curtin point of view by appealing to their emotions rather that their rationality.
Appeasement A policy giving in to the demands of a HOSTILE power to avoid conflict and maintain peace.
Fascism an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization. A political PHILOSOPHY that calls for the glorification of the nation above the individual, a centralized government headed by a dictatorial leader.
Isolationism The belief that a nation should stand ALONE and not get involved in the affairs and conflicts of other nations.
Totalitarianism A form of government in which the government is supreme and individuals have a few rights. TOTAL control of the government rests in the hands of one or a few persons.
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