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World War 2

Alliance A formal agreement between two or more nations to side with each other.
Appeasement Keeping someone pleased and allowing them to continue doing something in order to avoid war.
Axis Powers The WW2 alliance between Germany, Italy and Japan.
The Holocaust The extermination (killing) of European Jews and other ethnic groups by the Nazis during WW2
Internment Camps Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the government built prison camps in the West, which were used to hold Japanese-Americans.
Isolationism The belief that America should stay out of any international events, specifically wars.
The Manhattan Program A secret WW2 project formed to develop and create an atomic bomb for the U.S.
Neutral When a country refuses to choose sides in a war, in an attempt to avoid conflict in their own country.
Treaty of Versailles The treaty that ended WW1, which placed harsh punishments on Germany and led to the start of WW2.
Capitalism An economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned; a free market economy.
Mobilization The act of making both troops and supplies available and ready for war.
Allied Powers The World War 2 alliance between the United States, Britain, France, China, the Soviet Union, and several other countries.
Fascism A government system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism.
Created by: JenBeckler