16 terms

Quarter 3: 7th Grade

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Alliances
Agreements between countries to aid and suppot one another in the event of war.
Armistice
An agreement to stop fighting and allow peace talks to begin.
Dictator
A person who has complete and total control over a country.
Militarism
The glorification of the military and one of the main causes of war.
Neutrality
The state or position of non-participation of war.
Propaganda
Ideas and facts that were used to further spread a particular political cause or ideology.
Totalitarianism
Form of government in which a single party has total control over the country and every aspect of people's live.
Hot War
Conflict in which actual fighting takes place.
Cold War
A rivalry that occurred after World War II between the Soviet Union and other Communist nations and the democratic countries of the Western world , under the leadership of the United States.
Proxy War
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A conflict instigated ;by two opposing powers who do not directley fight against each other but instead us third parties to do the fighting for them.
Communism
An economic and political system in which the state owns the means of production and a single party rules.
Democracy
A form of government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives and using those people as the primary source of political power.
Domino Theory
A theory from the 1950's to 1980's, that stated that if one country in a region came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow in a row like a set of dominoes.
Non-violent protest
Non-aggression, protests, speeches, hunger strikes, boycotts
Decolonization
Colonies gaining their independence.
Exploitation
African nations had to borrow great amounts of money to rebuild their nations, creating a cycle of poverty in many regions.