Germany glossary

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Anti - Semitism
Opposition to and attacks on Jews.
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Armistice
Ceasefire.
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Aryan
Nazi term for someone of supposedly Germanic stock.
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Autarky
Self-sufficiency.
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Autobahns
German motorways.
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Censorship
When unacceptable parts, or whole books, films, etc, are officially suppressed.
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Coalition
A government by two or more political parties.
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Concentration camps
Prisons where inmates were treated with great brutality.
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Concordat
Agreement
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Conscription
Compulsory military service.
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Constitution
System of rules by which a country is governed.
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Democracy
Where people choose the government from two or more parties.
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Dictatorship
One-party state governed by one person who has total control.
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Edelweiss
This flower was the symbol on the badges worn by Edelweiss Pirates. It also means noble or white.
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Eugenics
Study of improving the quality of the human race.
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Final solution
The Nazi policy to exterminate all Jews in Europe.
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Fuhrer
German for Leader.
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Gestapo
Nazi secret police.
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Ghetto
An area of a city or town used for one racial group.
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Hyperinflation
When prices go up very quickly.
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Indoctrination
Brainwashing people into accepting ideas.
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Invisible unemployed
Unemployed not counted in official figures.
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Ceasefire.

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Armistice

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Nazi term for someone of supposedly Germanic stock.

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Card 4

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Self-sufficiency.

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German motorways.

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