Flashcards in Chpt 25, 26, 28, 29 & 30 Vocb Deck (21):
channeling of a nation’s entire resources into a war effort.
“the draft,” which required all young men to be ready for military or other service.
spreading of ideas to promote a cause or to damage an opposing cause.
horrible act committed against innocent people.
right of people to choose their own form of government.
agreement to end fighting in a war.
spread of a disease across a large area, country, continent, or the entire world.
payment for war damage, or damage caused by imprisonment.
code name for the project to build the first atomic bomb during WWII.
in the United States and Europe in the 1920s, a rebellious young woman.
system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve the peace of all.
after World War I, a territory administered by a Western power.
early Soviet secret police force.
reduction of armed forces and weapons.
government in which a one-party dictatorship regulates every aspect of citizens’ lives.
system in which government officials make all basic economic decisions.
the U.S. strategy of keeping communism within its existing boundaries and preventing its further expansion.
“openness” in Russian; a Soviet policy of greater freedom of expression introduced by Mikhail Gorbachev in the late 1980s.
the relaxation of Cold War tensions during the 1970s.