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A term popularized by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to describe the Soviet Union's policy of isolation during the Cold War.
1922,Lenin and communists created a new state called "the union of soviet socialist republic"
Composed of France, Britain, and Russia, and later Japan and Italy, the Allies fought the Central Powers in World War I.
..., North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries
European Union EU
is an economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe
An oily, dark-colored, flammable liquid found in the earth. Gasoline, kerosene, fuel oil, paraffin, and lubricants are made from petroleum.
factors of production
Land, labor, and capital; the three groups of resources that are used to make all goods and services
Eyewitness accounts of history. They include letters, diaries, speeches, and interviews.
A painting by Leonardo da Vinci of a woman with a mysterious smile. It is now of the most readily recognized paintings in the world.
An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel, or impression, of the piece they were drawing (Monet)
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes (Picasso)
The spread of cultural elements (language, religion) from one society to another
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.(colonialism)
French uprising (AFTER American Revolution) ; it brought an end to the absolute monarchy and a start to a representative government
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The nations never directly confronted each other on the battlefield but deadly threats went on for years.
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
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