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TermDefinition
Hydroelectricity electrical power produced from the movement of water
Entrepreneur Those who risk their own money and resources to create a new business or service
Public Sector the part of the economy owned and operated by the government
Private Sector the part of the economy owned and operated by private citizens
Telecommunications communication over a distance by cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting
Armistice The agreement to stop fighting during WWI. Monday, November 11, 1918. (a formal ceasefire)
Treaty of Versailles The 1919 treaty which formally brought World War I to an end.
Reparations making amends for a wrong one has done, paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged
Communism an economic system wherein private owners is largely forbidden and all industries and resources are under the control of the state
Vladimir Lenin Leader of the Communist Revolution in Russia during WWI. Began the 1st communist state in history and created the Soviet Union
Anti-Semitism racial bias or prejudice against Jews
Propaganda Information, usually misleading or biased, designed to promote a particular political ideology
Cold War A state of political hostility between countries without an outright declaration of war
Communist Bloc Communist States of Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War
Iron Curtain Term coined by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill describing ideology divide between the "West" and "East" (especially the Soviet Union)
German Democratic Republic (GDR) The official name of East Germany during the Cold War. Controlled by the Soviet Union
Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) Official name of West Germany during Cold war. Controlled by the Allies
Arms/Space Race the competition between Cold war Rivals, the Soviet Union and the United States, in build up of nuclear arms and the race to enter space first.
Brain Drain the mass exodus of mostly young, educated citizens leaving East Germany
Berlin Wall A 91 mile wall surrounding West Berlin from 1961 through 1989
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