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WWI & II Definition

TermDefinition
Realpolitik A system of politics or principles based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations.
Fascism An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.
Nationalism An extreme form of this especially worked by a feeling of superiority over other countries.
Blitzkrieg An intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory.
Armistice An agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a trace.
Kaiser The German emperor the emperor of Australia or the head of the Holy Roman Empire.
Depression Felling of severe despondency and dejection.
Sanction A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
Propaganda Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
Reparation The making of amends for a wrong one has by paying money or other wise helping those who have been wrong.
Mandate An official order or commission to do something.
Appeasement The action of appeasing.
Militarism The belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Conscription Compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces.
Genocide The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
Militarism The belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Dictatorship Government by a dictator OR a country governed by a dictator.
Totalitarianism A political system in which the state recognizes no limits to it's authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.
Holocaust Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war OR a Jewish sacrificial offening
Nationalism An extreme form of this especially worked by a feeling of superiority over other countries.
Realpolitik A system of politics or principles based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations.
Fascism An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.
Blitzkrieg An intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory.
Armistice An agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a trace.
Kaiser The German emperor the emperor of Australia or the head of the Holy Roman Empire.
Depression Felling of severe despondency and dejection.
Sanction A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
Propaganda Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
Reparation The making of amends for a wrong one has by paying money or other wise helping those who have been wrong.
Mandate An official order or commission to do something.
Appeasement The action of appeasing.
Conscription Compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces.
Genocide The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
Militarism The belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Dictatorship Government by a dictator OR a country governed by a dictator.
Totalitarianism A political system in which the state recognizes no limits to it's authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.
Holocaust Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war OR a Jewish sacrificial offering that is burned completely on an alter.
Created by: froea221