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Nationalism strong pride in one's nation or ethnic group.
Colonialism A system by which a country maintains colonies outside its borders.
Austria-Hungary In the 1900s, a dual monarchy in which the Hapsburg emperor ruled both Austria and Hungary.
dual monarchy A form of government in which one ruler governs two nations.
World War 1 A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies (Russia, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, and the United States) and the Central Powers (Austria-Hungary, Germany, Turkey, and Bulgaria).
alliance an agreement among people or nations to unite for a common cause and to help any alliance member that is attacked.
Adolf Hitler a Nazi man who wanted to get rid of all of the Jews and also he started World War 2.
fascism a political philosophy that promotes a strong, central government controlled by the military and led by a powerful dictator.
Holocaust the organized killing of European Jews and others by the Nazis during World War 2.
World War 2 a war fought from 1939 to 1945 between Axis powers (Germany Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (the United Kingdom, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States).
NATO the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a defense alliance formed in 1949, with the countries of Western Europe, Canada, and the United States agreeing to defend one another if attacked.
Iron Curtain a political barrier that isolated the peoples of Eastern Europe after World War 2, restricting their ability to travel outside the region.
puppet government a government that is controlled by an outside force.
one-party system a system in which there is only one political party and only one candidate to choose from for each government position.
Joseph Stalin he was the ruler of the soviet union during World War 2.
collective farm a government-owned farm that employs large number of workers, often in Communist countries.
Warsaw Pact a treaty signed in 1955 that established an alliance among the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania.
Cold War after World War 2, a period of political noncooperation between the members of NATO and the Warsaw Pact nations, during which these countries refused to trade or cooperate with each other.
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