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Mr. Payne's ch.11 vocab.

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aircraft   system of carrying supplies by aircraft  
blockade   to forcibly prevent entry to an area  
cold war   period between the late 1940s and late 1980s when the U.S. and the Soviet Union competed for world influence without actually fighting eachother  
communism   economic,social,and political system based on the teachings of Karl Marx, which advocated the elimination of private property  
cooperation   farm owned and operated by the government  
cottage industry   home or village-based industry in which family members supply their own equipment to make goods  
deterrence   maintanance of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack  
EU   one of the economic alliances was the commen market, which became the European Union (EU) IN 1993.  
euro   common curency adopted by countries in the European Union (EU)  
genocide   mass murder of a people because of their race,religion,ethnicity,politics,or culture  
holocaust   during WWII, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis carried this out which over 12 million people died and 6 million of the victims were jews  
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   Europe's protector from communism  
nuclear weapon   weapon whose destructive power comes from nuclear reaction  
productivity   measurement of the amount of work accomplishment in agiven time  
satalite 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 state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty  
union   someone who spoke for all the workers in a factory or industry and bargained for better working conditions, higher pay, and a shorter working day  
USSR   Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (russia during communism)  


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