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chapter 13 vocab

TermDefinition
Charter A constitution
Satellite nations Nations that are controlled by a higher nation.
Iron curtain Political and military barrier that isolated soviet-controlled countries ofof eastern Europe after ww2
Containment The policy or process of preventing expansion of a hostile power
Limited war A war faught with limited commitment of resources to achieve a limited goal.
Subversion A systematic attempt to overthrow a govt by using secret people within
Loyalty review program A policy established by president Truman that tested all federal employees loyalty to the US
Prejury Lying when one has sworn under an oath to tell the truth
Censure To express a formal disapproval of an action
Fallout Radioactive particles dispersed by a nuclear explosion
Massive retaliation A policy of threatening a nation to force that nation into peace
Brinkmanship The practice of pushing things to the limit to force an opponent to back down
Covert Not openly shown or engaged; in secret
Developing nation A nation whose economy is primarily agriculture
Military industrial complex Belief that the defence industry and military have informal relationships to promote greater military spending
Created by: ThaFates