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ch 11 Vocab

Mr.Payne's ch 11 vocab

airlift system carrying supplies by aircraft
blockade to forcibly prevent entry to an area
cold war period between the late 1940's and late 1980's when the United States and the Sovien Union competed for world influnce without actually fighting each other
communism economic, social and political system based on the teaching teaching of karl mark, which advocated the elimination of privvate property
cooperation farm owned and operated by the goverment
cottage industry home- or village-based industry in which family supply their own equipment to make goods
deterrence maintenance of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack
EU stands for european Union
euro common currency adopted by countries int the European union
Genocide mass murder of a people because of thier race, religion, ethinic, politics, or culture
holocaust systematic murder of more than 6 million European Jews and 6 million others by Adolf Hitler and the nazis during world war 2
Human resources supply of people who can produce goods
Imperialism system of building foreign empire for military and trade advanteges
interdependence dependence of countries on one another for good's , raw materials to make goods, and market in which to sell goods
NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization
nuclear weapons weapons whose destructive power comes from nuclear reactions
productivity measure of the amount of work accomplished in a given time
Satellite nation nation politically and economically dominated or controlled by another more powerful country
strike refusal to work, usually by a labor organization,, until demands are meet
textlies woven cloth
union labor organization that negotiates for improvaed worker conditions and pay
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