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ch 11 vocab

Nr paynes ch 11 vocab

Airlift system of carrying supplies by aircraft.
Blockade to forcibly prevent entry to an area.
Coldwar 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 advocated the elimination of private property.
Cooperation the act of cooperating,or of operating together to one end,joint operation,concurrent effort or labor
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 the largest free trade organization
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
Holocaust systematic murder of more than 6 million European jews and 6 million others by Adolph 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 advanteges
Interdependence dependence of countries on one another for goods, raw materials to make goods, and markets in which to sell goods.
NATO formed to respond to possible attacks by the soviet union
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, or the soviet union
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