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Communism

an economic and political system in which the government owns all business and controls the economy

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Vladimir Lenin

the Bolshevik leader

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fascism

a political philosophy based on nationalism and strong government

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the Allies

Great Britain and France

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Axis Powers

Germany, Italy, and Japan

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Franklin Roosevelt

A United States president

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Holocaust

the Nazis' effort to wipe out the Jewish people

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genocide

the deliberate deconstruction of the people

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Cold War

a period of tense rivalry between the superpowers but no direct fighting

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Mao Zedong

formed a Communist governent

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Mohandas Gandhi

led a growing independence movement in India

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ideologies

systems of belief

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Korean War

in 1950 Communist North Korea invaded non-Communist South Korea, starting this war

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Vietnam War

In 1957 the Communist began this war to overthrow the south

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Ronald Reagan

A United States president

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Mikhail Gorbachev

The soviet leader

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terrorism

criminal activity involving the use of violence to create fear and to push for political change

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defend

to keep secure from danger