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Chapter 11 Vocab

Mr. Payne's Ch 11 vocab

Airlift system off carrying supplies by aircraft
Blockade to forcibly prevent entry to 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 economic, social, and political system based on the teachings of Karl Marx, which advoacted on the elimination of private property.
Cottage Industry home or village-based industry in which family members supply their own equiptment to make goods.
Deterrence maintenance of military powerfor the purpose of discouraging an attack
Euro common currency adopted by countries in the European Union.
Productivity measurement of the amount of work accomplished in a given time
Genocide mass murder of a people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, 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 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.
Cooperation the combination of persons for purpose of production, purchase or distribution for their joint benefit.
EU European Union
NATO National Atlantic Treaty Organization
Nuclear Weapon weapon whose distructive power comes from a nuclear reaction
Satellite Nation nation politically and economically controlled by another more powerful nation
Strike refusal to work usually by labor organization until demands are met
Textiles woven cloth
Turmoil a state of great commotion, confusion, or disturbance
Union labor organization that negotiates for improved worker conditions and pay
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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