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NATIONALISM
A people's pride in its country.
NEUTRAL
Not choosing sides.
ARMISTICE
An agreement to end fighting.
STOCK
Shares of ownership in a company.
REPARATIONS
Payments for losses suffered during a war.
MARGIN
Borrowed money used to buy stock.
DEPRESSION
Economic downturn when things go very bad.
BREAD LINE
Lines of people waiting for a free meal.
DICTATORSHIP
This is when leaders hold complete authority over the people they rule.
ULTIMATUM
A last chance to surrender immediately. (What Truman issued to the Japanese before bombing.)
HOLOCAUST
The mass murder of the Jews and others by the Nazis. About six million Jews were murdered in concentration camps.
COLD WAR
A time when great tensions divided the US and the Soviet Union because they were two of the world's most powerful nations. No fighting took place.
FREE WORLD
Non-Communist Nations
SEGREGATION
The separation of whites and African-Americans.
MULTINATIONAL STATE
A nation with many different ethnic groups.