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|An aircraft carrier is a large ship that has a long, flat deck on which planes land on.
|An atomic bomb is an explosive weapon that causes great destruction.
|A barrack is a building used to house people temporarily.
|The defense industry is made up of businesses that produce weapons and other equipment for fighting in wars.
|A gas chamber was a room that was filled up with poison gas to kill people.
|The holocaust was the mass murder of Jews and other people during World War 2.
|An interment camp was a place where japanese americans living in the west coast were sent and held as prisoners by the government during World War 2.
|To liberate means to set free.
|Pacifism is the belief that wars are wrong and that disbutes should be settled peacefully.
|To ration is to limit the amount of items allowed.
|To recycle means to make an item fit to be used again.
|A strategy is a plan for winning a war.
|Zionism is the belief that jews should have theif own country in palestine, or present day israel.
|The arms Race is a competition between countries to build the largest military forces.
|The berlin airlift was a mission by the united states and great britain to deliver supplies to west berlin by plane when the soviet union would not allow supplies to come in by land.
|The Cold War was a political and economic struggle between the united states and the soviet union that lasted from 1945 until about 1989.
|Containment was president harry truman's policy to keep communism from spreading.
|The iron curtain was a term that described the political division between eastern and western europe during the cold war.
|McCarthyism named for Senetor Joseph McCarthy is the policy of falsely accusing people of working against the government.
|A satellite is an object that orbits the planet.
|A superpower is a powerful nation, such as the united states, whose actions and policies affect many other countries.
|A truce is an agreement between enemies to stop fighting.