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Racism?
the belief that one race is more superior to another.
martial law?
rule by the army instead of the elected governement.
emancipate?
to free
discrimination?
policy or attitude that denies equal rights and treatment to certain groups of people
civilians?
people who were not in the army, worked on farms and labored in factories to support the war effort
draft?
law requiring certain people to serve in the military
habeas corpus?
right to have charges failed or a hearing before being jailed
income tax?
tax on peoples earnings
inflation?
rise in prices and decrease in the value of money
profiteers?
a person who takes advantage of a crisis to make money
siege?
a military blackade of an enemy town or position in order to force it to surrender
total war?
all-out war that affects civialns @ home as well soldiers in combat