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Fascism

A political based system on militarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state and its leader

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Aggression

A warlike act by one country against another without cause

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Appeasement

A policy of giving in to aggression in order to avoid war

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Totalitarian state

A nation in which a single party controls the government and every aspect of its people's lives

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Total war

A conflict involving not just armies but entire nations

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Rationing

The act of setting limits on the amount of scarce goods people can buy

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Intern

Temporarily imprison

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Braceros

Mexican laborers

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Island hopping

American forces captured some Japanese-held islands and go around others

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Kamikaze

Suicide pilots crashed their planes into american ships

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Genocide

The deliberate attempt to wipe out an entire nation

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War crimes

Wartime acts of cruelty and brutality that are judged to be beyond the rules of war and human accepted behavior