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Colony

An area ruled by another country

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Allies

Friends from other countries

3

Dictatorship

Dictatorship is a form of government where political authority is monopolized by a single person or political entity, and exercised through various mechanisms to ensure the entity's power remains strong.

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Holocaust

Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war.

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Death camp

A prison camp for political prisoners or prisoners of war in which many die from poor conditions and treatment.

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Suffragettes

A woman seeking the right to vote through organized protest.

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Suffragist

A person advocating the extension of suffrage, especially to women. Men could also be a Suffragist