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Social Studies Chapter 10

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neutral
Not taking sides in a war or conflict.
Prohibition
The 18th amendment to the Constitution that make the sale of alcohol illegal. It was repealed in 1931.
repeal
To withdraw or cancel a law.
Great Migration
The movement of many African Americans in the early and middle 1900's from rural areas of the Southeast to urban areas of the Northeast and Midwest.
Harlem Renaissance
A time in the 1920's in Harlem when many important African American works of art and learning were created.
Great Depression
The period of widespread economic hardship in the 1930's.
New Deal
Government programs started by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930's to aid people during the Great Depression.
ration
To use less of something.
suburb
A smaller community near a larger city.
commute
To travel a distance each day from one's home to one's workplace.
United Nations
An international peacekeeping organization that includes most of the countries of the world.
civil rights
The rights of all citizens to be treated equally under the law.
pollution
Anything that dirties the air, soil, or water
outline
A written plan for organizing information about a subject.
terrorism
Using violence or fear to achieve a political goal.
global trade
Trade in which products are bought and sold across national boundaries.