Flashcards in AP World History 1 Deck (500)
give up; such as power; as of monarchs and emperors; or duties and obligations
one side in World War I: Great Britain; France; and Russia; later joined by the U.S.
military weapons and equipment
a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
the energy released by a nuclear reaction
a conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted each other on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.
system in which private farms were eliminated; instead; the government owned all the land while the peasants worked on it.
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism around the world
the collapse of colonial empires. Between 1947 and 1962; practically all former colonies in Asia and Africa gained independence.
removed from office or power
the process of creating a government elected by the people
the mass expulsion and killing of one ethic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area
a large-scale departure or flight
a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
the largely democratic and free-market states of the United States and Western Europe (Cold War to today)
the line along which opposing armies face each other
the process in which countries are increasingly linked to each other through culture and trade
an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
a member of a loosely organized fighting force that makes surprise attacks on enemy troops occupying his/her country
a group of people who have the power to make laws
policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war
put under state control or ownership
national socialist party
(Nazi Party) was a far-right; racist political party in Germany between 1920 and 1945.
(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
an economic setback
payment for damages after a war
limited to the beliefs of a small group; such as a religious sect; narrow in scope
the use of violence by groups against civilians to achieve a political goal
term applied to a group of "developing" or "underdeveloped" countries who professed nonalignment during the Cold War.