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a person who wanted to end slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War
attack by one country on another without any provocation
... A policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race practiced by the Republic of South Africa until 1990.
policy of giving into the demands of an enemy power in effort to maintain peace
a temporary peace, halt in fighting before treaty is signed.
a term wrongly used by the Nazis to refer to a person of German or northern European descent
in WWII, the countries-Nazis Germany, Fascist Italy and Japan-that fought against the US and its allies
list of people or organizations to be avoided in trade or denied employment because of government policy or suspected disloyality
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy, to cut off trade and communication
spending of public money to create unnecessary jobs
the middle class
refusal to deal with a country or an organization for political or economic reasons
in colonial times, a grant from the English ruler to a person or corperation giving certain rights and privileges of settlement
American war between north and south 1861-1865
diplomatic and economic conflict between nations short of actual war
settlement in a distant land that remains under control of the country from which its settlers came
an accommodation in which both sides give up something
policies and practices that aim at preservation of natural resources such as forests and wildlife
order of a government or a church
removal of separation of races in public places such as schools.
reduction of arms and armed forces as a result of agreement between nations
unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice of color, religion, birthplace,and more
a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
official proclamation or decree
official order preventing ships from entering or leaving the ports of a country for the purpose or commerce.
freeing someone from the control of another
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
a group of countries under a single authority
the gradual change in a species over time
An economic extension of the New Deal proposed by Harry Truman that called for higher minimum wage, housing and full employment. It led only to the Housing Act of 1949 and the Social Security Act of 1950 due to opposition in congress.
the movement aimed at equal rights for women
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to their king, in exchange for their loyalty, military service, and protection of the people who live on the land
the planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
a religious belief opposed to doctrine established by the church
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
The change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production, especially the one that took place in England from about 1750 to about 1850.
the action of incorporate a racial or religious group into a society or organization
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations
authority given by the League of Nations to one nationto administer a territory or geographic region.
public declaration by a government of intention to act or of action taken
middle ages in europe the period of history in between ancient and modern times in Europe 9yj -15th centuries
the belief that the military should dominate the government and that military efficiency is the ideal of the state.
is a form of government in which supreme power is absolutely or nominally lodged with an individual, who is the head of state, often for life or until abdication,
The Belief in only one god
doctrine that the interests and security of one's own country are more importanat than those of other nations or international groups
system in Germany 1933-1945 that controlled all activities of the people, fostered belief in the supremacy of a Fuhrer [leader] and promoted the German people as a master race and the establishment of Germany as the dominant world power
principles and policies of liberal democrats as advocated under the leadership of President Franklin Roosevelt
referring to an agreement between two nations not to attack one another
thoughts and feelings about a given topic
belief in politial, economic, social, and cultural cooperation and understanding between the nations of North, Central, and South America
legislative body of Great Britain, consisting of the House of Lords and the House of Commons
division of geographic area into two or more countries or into areas annexed to already existing countries
hostile attitude without foundation in fact or knowledge toward an ethnic group or any member of it.
the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
information, ideas, or rumors deliberately and systematically spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.
weaker state protected and in some instances controlled by a strong state (country).
referring to a government that functions temporarily until a permanant government is established.
Protestant in 16-17th century England and America who sought greater reform in the Church of England.
greatest number of persons who many be admitted, as to the US or to an institution such as a college