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20 Cards in this Set

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Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
Insurrection; rebellion.
paid to fight in foreign army
A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and constituent political units.
A political order whose head of state is not a monarch and in modern times is usually a president.
A political order in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who are entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them.
great migration
The Great Migration was the migration of thousands of African-Americans from the South to the North
An army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
nonimportation vs. boycott
nonimportation-don't buy imports of certain products
boycott-don't buy certain products or anything from a certain company
Tory vs. Loyalist
Tory- loyal befor Am. Rev.
Loyalist- loyal during Am. Rev.
natural rights
rights a person is born with
mobile killing squads in WWII
organized slaughter of Jews
economic reform (Soviet)
social reform (freer speech, etc.)
Blitz vs. Blitzkreig
Blitz-bombing of Britian
Blitzkreig-lightning war (on Poland, France, etc.)
A political union, especially the one unifying Nazi Germany and Austria in 1938.
To organize (an economy, industry, or enterprise) on the basis of collectivism. (The principles or system of ownership and control of the means of production and distribution by the people collectively, usually under the supervision of a government.)
The strategy developed by the Bolsheviks between 1903 and 1917 with a view to seizing state power and establishing a dictatorship of the proletariat.
Soviet Communism.
A temporary cessation of fighting by mutual consent; a truce.
Legal surrender of a fugitive to the jurisdiction of another state, country, or government for trial.
encomienda system
in the US, a land grant system started in 1503 which gave certain Spaniards an estate or tract of land in America as well as the Native American inhabitants of that land; also, this tract of land and its inhabitants