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15 Cards in this Set

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totalitarian regimes
highly centralized governments that do not allow opposition and maintain total control
art movemnt that attempts to merge concious and unconcious ideas to portray and interpret life in a dream like way
art style that emphasizes geometric forms, shapes, and design
form of architecture based on the principle that a building should be designed for its specific use rather than according to any predetermined style
international style
style of architecture that was functional, plain and sqaure using uninterrupted expanses of steel and glass
economic boom
sudden increase in prosperity
roaring twenties
nickname for the 1920's because of booming economy and fast pace of life during that era
planned economy
economy that is planned out before put into place
economic nationalism
policy that a nation uses to try to improve its economic well being by establishing protective tarriffs and similar restrictions on the import and export of goods
market speculations
risky investments in the stock market in hope for quick, high profits
on margin
practice of buyinh stocks using only the balue of the stock or its expected profit as security
great depression
worldwide depression beggining in 1929
social security act
1935 law providing for unemployment and old age benefits for americans
tennesee valley authority
u.s government agency that built dams and provided other ervices in the valley of the tennessee river starting in the 1930's
Johnson act
1934 law that prohibited loans to countries that owed war depts to the u.s.