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20 terms

Chapter 9-12

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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