SOCIAL STUDIES MIDTERM

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Bourgeoisie

the middle class (3rd estate)

Blockade

an act of sealing off a place to prevent good from leaving or entering

Abdicate

fail to fulfill or undertake a responsibility or duty

Refugee

a person who feels for refuge of safety especially to a foreign country

Interchangeable Parts

parts that are for particular purposes identical

Tenements

multistory buildings divided into crowded apartments

Urbanization

the movement of people from rural areas to cities

Socialism

the stage following capitalism in the transition to communism

Communism

a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by the government

Laissez-faire

an environment in which transactions between private parties are free from state

Proletariat

the class of wage earners esp. those who earn their living manually

Tariff

a tax to be paid on particular imports or exports

Nationalism

strong feeling of pride by a government for its citizens

Annex

to attach territory into the domain of a city/country/state

Suffrage

the right to vote

Social Welfare

social service provided by a government for its citizens

Genocide

extermination of a national, racial, politic, or cultural government

Trade Surplus

an economic measure of a positive balance of trade

Trade Deficit

a negative balance of trade

Indemnity

protection of security against damage or loss

Sepoy

a native soldier in the service of Europeans

Extraterritoriality

immunity from jurisdiction of a nation

Protectorate

country with its own government but under the control of other power

Deforestation

to clear forests of trees

Homogenous Society

consisting of people or things that are all the same type

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