Europe Vocabulary Quiz Part 2

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Imperialism

system of building foreign empires for military and trade advantages

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Alliance

political agreement between countries to support each other in disputes with other countries

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Genocide

mass murder of a people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, politics, or culture

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Deterrence

maintenance of military power for the purpose of discouraging an attack

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Satellite nation

nation politically and economically dominated or controlled by another more powerful country

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Blockade

to forcibly prevent entry to an area

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Glasnost

Russian policy of openness which permitted Soviet people to criticize the government without punishment

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Perestroika

Soviet policy that loosened government controls and permitted its economy to move towards capitalism

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Capitalism

economic system that allows private ownership and open competition of businesses

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ethnic cleansing

forcing people from difference ethnic group to leave their homes