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Flashcards in Chpt 25, 26, 28, 29 & 30 Vocb Deck (21):
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channeling of a nation’s entire resources into a war effort.

Total War

2

“the draft,” which required all young men to be ready for military or other service.

Conscription

3

spreading of ideas to promote a cause or to damage an opposing cause.

Propaganda

4

horrible act committed against innocent people.

Atrocity

5

right of people to choose their own form of government.

Self-determination

6

agreement to end fighting in a war.

Armistice

7

spread of a disease across a large area, country, continent, or the entire world.

Pandemic

8

payment for war damage, or damage caused by imprisonment.

Reparations

9

code name for the project to build the first atomic bomb during WWII.

Manhattan Project

10

in the United States and Europe in the 1920s, a rebellious young woman.

Flappers

11

system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve the peace of all.

Collective Society

12

after World War I, a territory administered by a Western power.

Mandate

13

working class

Proletariate

14

early Soviet secret police force.

Cheka

15

reduction of armed forces and weapons.

Disarmament

16

government in which a one-party dictatorship regulates every aspect of citizens’ lives.

Totalitarian State

17

system in which government officials make all basic economic decisions.

Command Economy

18

the U.S. strategy of keeping communism within its existing boundaries and preventing its further expansion.

Containment

19

“openness” in Russian; a Soviet policy of greater freedom of expression introduced by Mikhail Gorbachev in the late 1980s.

Glasnost

20

the relaxation of Cold War tensions during the 1970s.

Détente

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deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other.

Stalemate