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Ch 11 Vocab,

Mr.Paynes Ch 11 Vocab

Airlift system of carrying supplies by aircraft
Blockade to forcibly prevent entry into an area
Cold War period between the late 1940s and late 1980s when the United States and the Soviet Union competed for world influence without actually fighting each other
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 equally shared by the people
Cooperation to associate with another or others for mutual benefit
Cottage Industry home or village based industry in which family members supply their own equipment to make goods
Deterrence maintenance of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack
EU European Union, economic alliance of European nations
Euro common currency adopted by countries in the European Union
Genocide mass murder of a people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, politics or culture 22
Holocaust systematic murder of more than 6 million European Jews and 6 million others by Adolph Hitler and the Nazis during WWI
Human Resources supply of people who can produce goods
Imperialism system of building foreign empires for military and trade advantages
Interdependence dependence of countries on one another for goods, raw materials to make goods, and markets in which to sell goods
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization, International military alliance created to defend Western Europe against a possible Soviet invasion
Nuclear Weapon weapon whose destructive power comes from a nuclear reaction
Productivity measurement 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 met
Textiles woven cloth
Turmoil a condition of extreme confusion
Union labor organization that negotiates for improved worker conditions and pay
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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