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nationalism

love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

home-rule

government run by local population

industrialization

the process of developing machine production of goods

entrepreneur

a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business

urbanization

movement of people from rural areas to cities

Middle Class

A social class made up of skilled workers, professionals, business people, and wealthy farmers

socialism

an economic system based on state ownership of capital

capitalism

an economic system based on private ownership of capital

union

an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

strike

stop work in order to press demands

suffrage

the right to vote

anti-semitism

prejudice and/or hatred of jews.

IRA

Irish terrorist group aimed at kicking the British off their island

Potato Famine

Ireland's main food, potato got diseased and now many died, many moved to Europe and the U.S

Aborigine

original inhabitants of Australia

Communism

economic and political system in which the gov't controls the economy by owning its farms and businesses

Mass culture

popular culture promoted by the media

Imperialism

A policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

assimilation

Blending of culturally distinct groups into a single group with a common culture and identity

missionary

someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or religion

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