Flashcards in Chapter 23 Deck (19):
an economic and political system in which the government owns all business and controls the economy
a political philosophy based on nationalism and strong government
Great Britian and France
When Germany, Italy and Japan joined forces.
He made America join The Allies.
Nazi's effort to wipe out Jewish people
the deliberate destruction of a people
a period of tense rivalry betweenthe superpowers but no direct fighting
led a growing independence movement in India
systems or beliefs
In 1950 Communist North Korea invaded non-Communist South Korea
In 1957 the Communist began to overthrow the south
expanding U.S military forces and weapons
saw the serious problems facing his country and Eastern Europe
criminal activity involving the use of violence to create fear and to push for political change.
The Soviet Union launched the world's first space satellite and two American astronauts walked on the moon. Since then 16 nations have begun working on a space station
Miniaturization allowed us to develop portable radios and digital watches. It also made it possible to increase the power and speed of computers while shrinking their size