Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 24 Content & Academic Vocabulary

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Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 24 Content & Academic Vocabulary

Depression

a period of low economic activity and rising unemployment

Collective Bargaining

the right of unions to negotiate with employers over wages and hours

Deficit Spending

going into debt

Annual

yearly

Ratio

proportion

Totalitarian State

the government aims to control the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural lives of its citizens

Fascism

glorifies the state above the individual by emphasizing the need for a strong central government led by a dictatorial ruler

Collectivization

a system in which private farms were eliminated

Unprecedented

having nothing that has been done or said in the past to compare to

Media

channels or systems of communication

Nazi

National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)

Aryan

people speaking Indo-European languages

Concentration Camps

prison camps

Require

to demand as being necessary

Prohibit

to prevent or forbid

Photomontage

a picture made of a combination of photographs

Uncertainty Principle

the idea put forth by Heisenberg in 1927 that the behavior of subatomic particles is uncertain, suggesting that all of the physical laws governing the universe are based on uncertainty

Surrealism

an artistic movement that portrayed unconcious - fantasies, dreams, and even nightmares

Assembly

the fitting together of parts to make a complete product

Trend

a pattern or general tendency

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