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Geography-Chapter 6

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Propaganda
material designed to spread certain beliefs
Private Property Rights
no rights of individuals to own land, industry
Kikita Krushchev
ruled U.S.S.R. in 1959, begins "The Thaw"
Deposed
removed from power
Detente
increased contact, lessening tensions
Mikhail Gorbachev
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Ethnic Cleansing
killings of member of minority ethnic groups
Duma
part of legislature
European Union
economic, political group
Currency
system of money
Euro
common currency in EU
Tariff
duty, or fee paid on imported, exported goods
Standard of Living
measure of quality of life based on availability of goods, services
Court of Human Rights
protects citizens' rights
Parliamentary Republic
form of government led by the head of hte political party with the most member in parliament
Coalition Government
small political parties have joined forces to work together to form a government