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WWII

TERMS

TermDefinition
Nazism (Nazi Party) totalitarian government in Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler that stressed territorial expansion, anti-Semitism (anti-Jewish), and Aryan supremacy (blond hair, blue eye, fair complexion)
inflation when prices rise and money decreases in value
Great Depression global economic and unemployment crisis in the 1930s
League of Nations an international organization to promote world peace and cooperation that the Treaty of Versailles created; ended 1946
fascism form of dictatorship (totalitarian) government with an EXTREME nationalism, militarism, and imperialism
reparation compensation in money, material, labor, etc. payable by a defeated country to another country or to an individual for loss suffered during of as a result of war
propaganda information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.
embargo a government order prohibiting the departure or arrival of merchant ships in its ports
sanction to penalize, especially by way of discipline
appeasement : the policy of agreeing to the demands of a hostile nation in the hope of maintaining peace
Mein Kampf My Struggle; Hitler's book listing the basic ideas of the Nazi Party; written while in prison
Anti-Semitism against Jewish people
concentration camp a guarded prison camp in which nonmilitary prisoners are held, esp. one of those in Nazi Germany in which millions were exterminated
persecution process of discriminating against and, often, violently confronting a group of people based on their ethnicity, religion, or beliefs
genocide intentional mass murder of a specific religious, cultural, or ethnic group
ghetto an area in a European city in which Jews were formerly required to live; a group or class of people that is segregated in some way
Axis Powers a group of countries that opposed the Allied powers in WWII, including Germany, Italy, and Japan as well as Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Yugoslavia
Allied Powers Britain, France, Russia, and the United States. formed mostly as a defense against the attacks of the Axis Powers
Blitzkrieg a swift intensive military attack, esp. using tanks supported by aircraft, designed to defeat the opposition quickly; quick, overwhelming attack
Luftwaffe name for the Nazi air force
Isolationism government policy of avoiding economic and political contact with other countries
Sovereignty ultimate power or independence within a region
Holocaust (1933-1945) attempted genocide of the Jews of Europe, led by Nazi Germany
Final Solution the Nazi program of annihilating the Jews of Europe during the Third Reich
War Crimes severe acts of violence, violating international law, committed against civilians, enemies, prisoners of war, or others during an armed conflict.
Nuremberg Trials Trials of Nazi leaders conducted after World War II
D-Day June 6, 1944, on which the Allied invasion of Europe began by landing on the shores of France
United Nations international organization that works for peace, security and cooperation
Fat Man & Little Boy The two atomic bombs dropped in Japan thereby ending the Pacific War and starting the cold war
Forced Labor person is forced to work through the use of violence or intimidation
Reichstag German parliament (government) building
Synagogue the building where a Jewish people meet for religious worship and instruction
Unemployment not employed (working)
Stock market market where small pieces of shares of a company are bought and sold
Tariff a tax on an import or export item
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