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geography chapter 19

national identity Sense of what characteristics make them a nation; Poland has two national identities.
velvet revolution A revolution without bloodshed; The declining influence of the Soviet Union caused a velvet revolution in the late 1980s.
balkanize to break up into small, mutually hostile political units; Balkanzie was added to the English language.
annex formally added; Three states were annexed into the Soviet Union after WWI.
ghetto A city where a minority is forced to live; The Nazis forced Jewish people into ghettos.
privatization the process of selling government owned industries and business to private owners; Privatization happened in the Czech economy in the 1900s.
entrepreneur individuals that start and build businesses; Some entrepreneurs made millions.
holocaust the destruction of human life; Hitler caused a Holocaust.
collective farm farms where workers were the government paid the workers; The Communists started collective farms in 1948.
multiplier effect an effect an investment has on related jobs in the economic area; Eleven new jobs were caused by the multiplier effect.
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