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Alliance
An agreement or partnership between two or more countries
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Allies
The name given to England, France, the Soviet Union and the USA during WWII
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appeasement
Avoiding conflict by giving someone most of what they demand
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Arms Race
Competition between countries to have the most powerful armed forces
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Axis
The name given to the alliance of Germany and Italy in WWII
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Bolsheviks
Russian Communists
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Capitalism
System where individuals are encouraged to use their talent and money to run businesses that make themselves and their country richer
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Civilians
Ordinary people - Not soldiers
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Colonies
Land taken by other countries
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Communism
a system where all property is shared equally between people
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Concentration Camp
Place where a government keeps its opponents prisoner
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Currency
MoneyDemocracy
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Democracy
A system of government where people vote to choose their leaders
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Dictator
A leader with complete power
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Discrimination
Failing to treat others equally
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Economic depression
A collapse in trade causing great unemployment
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Evacuation
Taking people away from an unsafe place
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Genocide
Murdering a whole race or nation
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Holocaust
A name given to the mass murder of 6 million jews
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Nationalism
Someone with a fierce pride in their own homeland who wants is to be free and rule itself
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Nazi
The political party run by Adolf Hitler
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Persecution
Picking on or attacking another person or group
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Prejudice
Judging people or ideas unfairly without considering the facts
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Propaganda
Spreading misleading information t control what people believe
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Reparations
Payments made to cover the cost of war
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Republic
A country with no monach
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Revolution
Overthrowing a government by force or making a great change
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Self determination
the right for people to own their country
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Socialism
A system where the government controls how wealth is created and shared, with private businesses not allowed
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state
A nation or its goernment
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superpowers
a country with massive wealth and / or armed forces
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treaty
a written agreement between nations
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tsar
emperor of Russia
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Allies

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The name given to England, France, the Soviet Union and the USA during WWII

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appeasement

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Arms Race

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Axis

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