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chap 11 vocabulary

chapter 11 vocabulary

communism an economic system in which the government plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are distributed equally among people
textiles woven cloth
deterrance maintence of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack
strike refusal to work, usually by a labor organization, until demands are met
airlift system of carrying supplies by aircraft
genocide mass murder of people because of their race, religion,ethnicity, politics, or culture
union labor organization that negotiates for improved worker conditions or pay
EU european union
satellite nation nation politically and economically dominated or controlled by another, more powerful country
cold war period between the late 1940's and late 1980's when the united states and the soviet union competed for world influence without actually fighting each other
USSR union of soviet socialist republics
interdependence dependence of countries on one another for goods, raw materials to make goods, and markets to sell goods
cottage industry home or village based industry in which family members supply their own equipment to make goods
productivity measurement of amount of work in a given time
cooperation to associate with another or others for mutual benifit
holocaust systematic murder of more than 6 million european jews and 6 million others by adolph hitler and the nazis during WWII
human resources supply of people who can produce goods
imperialism system of building foreign empires for military and trade advantages
turmoil a condition of extreme confusion
NATO north atlantic treaty organization
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