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Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 24 Content & Academic Vocabulary

Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 24 Content & Academic Vocabulary
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Depression
a period of low economic activity and rising unemployment
Collective Bargaining
the right of unions to negotiate with employers over wages and hours
Deficit Spending
going into debt
Annual
yearly
Ratio
proportion
Totalitarian State
the government aims to control the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural lives of its citizens
Fascism
glorifies the state above the individual by emphasizing the need for a strong central government led by a dictatorial ruler
Collectivization
a system in which private farms were eliminated
Unprecedented
having nothing that has been done or said in the past to compare to
Media
channels or systems of communication
Nazi
National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)
Aryan
people speaking Indo-European languages
Concentration Camps
prison camps
Require
to demand as being necessary
Prohibit
to prevent or forbid
Photomontage
a picture made of a combination of photographs
Uncertainty Principle
the idea put forth by Heisenberg in 1927 that the behavior of subatomic particles is uncertain, suggesting that all of the physical laws governing the universe are based on uncertainty
Surrealism
an artistic movement that portrayed unconcious - fantasies, dreams, and even nightmares
Assembly
the fitting together of parts to make a complete product
Trend
a pattern or general tendency