World war 2

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economic depression

a period when business activity slows, prices and wage drop, and unemployment rises.

Josef Stalin

Was the stole dictator of the soviet union, communist and turned the Soviet union into a totalitarian state.

totalitarian state

a nation in which a single party controls the government and every aspect of the people's lives

Benito Mussolini

Promised to restore order to Italy through strong leadership, 1st prime minister of Italy

facism

is a political system based on militarism, extreme nationalism, and bling loyality to the state and its leaders

Adolf Hitler

Extreme nationalist, leader of the nazi party, and believed in a master race.

aggresion

a warlike act by 1 country against another with out a cause

appeasement

a policy of giving into aggresion in order to avoid war

winston churchill

British prime minister

isolationism

avoiding involvement in other countrys affairs

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Commanded u.s. troops in N. Africa

total war

conflicts involving not just armys but entire nations.

Douglas MacArthur

Commanded Filipino-U.S. force

Rationing

the act of setting limits of the amounts of goods people could buy

intern

temporarily imprison

bracero

Mexican laborers

A. Phillip Randolph

head of the brotherhood of sleeping car porters

Harry S. truman

Vice President under Roosevelt became president after roosevelts death

island hopping

were american forces captured some Japenese held islands and went around others

kamikaze

mision, succide pilots crashed planes into U.S. ships

genocide

the deliberate attempt to wipe out an entire nation or group of people

war crimes

wartime acts of cruelity and brutality that are judjed to be beyond the rules of war and human behavior

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