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Unit 4 b vocabulary powerpoint[1]

  1. 1. Concept 1Post WWI<br />
  2. 2. Russian Revolution<br />A civil war that occurred in Russia during WWI which took their country out of the war<br />
  3. 3. World War I<br />A time period between 1914-1918 during which world powers fought due to nationalism, ethnic and ideological conflicts, and rivalries<br />
  4. 4. Nazi<br />A member of the German Fascist party controlling Germany from 1933-1945<br />
  5. 5. Nazism<br />The ideology and practice of the Nazi Party and of Nazi Germany<br />
  6. 6. depression<br />A period of low general economic activity with widespread unemployment<br />
  7. 7. World War II<br />A time period from 1939-1945 during which world powers fought in part due to Germany and Japan’s desire to expand their empires.<br />
  8. 8. treaty<br />An agreement or arrangement made by negotiations, usually done at the end of a war<br />
  9. 9. Concept 2Post WWII<br />
  10. 10. Holocaust<br />Term used for the systematic destruction of the Jewish people of Eastern Europe by Hitler<br />
  11. 11. ghetto<br />An area of a city to which Jews were restricted and from which they were forbidden to leave<br />
  12. 12. Concentration camps<br />Work and death camps located in Germany and Poland to incarcerate and exterminate Jews and other “undesirables”<br />
  13. 13. propaganda<br />Information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause<br />
  14. 14. Concept 3Cold War<br />
  15. 15. philosophies<br />Ideas attributed to a particular group or culture<br />
  16. 16. Superpowers<br />The term used to describe the United States and the Soviet Union as they entered the Cold War<br />
  17. 17. Cold War<br />A struggle that erupted between the Soviet Union and its former allies over ideas about freedom, government, and economics. It is called this as there was no shooting.<br />
  18. 18. Truman Doctrine<br />A document which set a precedent for the principle of ‘collective security’– building up a network of allies and friendly states to which the US gave military aid free of charge– and NATO<br />
  19. 19. Marshall Plan<br />A plan devised by the US to reduce the hunger, homelessness, unemployment, sickness, and political restlessness in west Europe<br />
  20. 20. Concept 4Collapse of the Soviet Union and German Reunification<br />
  21. 21. reunification<br />The process in which East and West Germany reunited into one country<br />
  22. 22. Developing nation<br />General countries which have not achieved a significant degree of industrialization relative to their populations, and which have, in most cases a medium to low standard of living<br />