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Vocab Unit 7

Walden's world history World Between the Wars Vocab
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Trigger
an event that precipitates other events
Regulate
to control or direct
Infrastructure
elements of a structure or system
Facilitate
to make convenient or easier
Emphasis
special attention or importance
Dynamic
forceful, intense
Ideology
set of beliefs or doctrines
arbitrary
based on opinion or chance
collective bargaining
right of unions to negotiate with employers over wages and hours
collectivization
system in which private farms are eliminated and peasants work land owned by government
totalitarian
government that aims to control the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural lives of its citizens
genocide
deliberate mass murder of a particular racial, political, or cultural group
oligarchy
state rule by a few people
rational
sane, able to reason
occupy
to control as by conquest
immigrate
move to a land in which you are not native
ethic
a set of principles
enforce
to compel obedience
dominate
to control
compile
to gather and arrange in some order
deficit spending
when a government pays out more money than it takes in, thus going into debt.
depression (economic)
period of low activitiy and rising unemployment
fascism
political philosophy that glorifies the state above the individual by emphasizing the need for a strong central government led by a dictator
ethnic cleansing
policy of killing or forcibly removing an ethnic group from its land
guerrilla tactics
use of sabotage and subterfuge to fight