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chapter 16 vocab..

cold war the conflict between the u.s. and the soviet union after WWII. there was never any warfare
USSR the union of soviet socialist republics, or soviet union , formed in 1922 by the communist and officially dissolved in 1991
command economy a type of economic system in which production of goood and services is determind by a central government
collective farming an enormous farm in the soviet union on which a large team of laborers were gathered to work together during Stalin's reign
red army soviet military
supra dinner party
great game a struggle between the british empire and russian empire for control of central Asia in the 19th century
silk road 4000 milr route between china and the mediterranean sea
yurt a tent of central Asia's nomads
nomad person who has no permanent home that moves place to place according to the weather
Baltic republics the countris of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, located on the eastern coast of the Baltic sea
czar the emperor of Russia prior to the Russian Revolution in 1917
Russian Revolution the revolt of 1917, in which the Russian communist Party took control of the government from the czars
Created by: jdurham