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19 Cards in this Set

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the policy of giving into unreasonable demands in order to keep the peace.
the proces of being absorbed into the cultural tradition of a population or group
baby boomer
a person born during the years 1946 - 1960
balance of power
a condition, often achieved by alliances, in which two countries or groups of countries are roughly equal in power, and neither can become dominant
blue- collar worker
someone who holda an industrial or factory job
broad or loose contstructionist
a person favoring more flexibility in the interpretation of the elastic clause, leading to more power for the federal government
all the men & women, taken as a group, who run the agencies that do the everyday business of government
an economic policy in which there is the least amount of government interference control. The individual is free to own & operate a buisness. The system stresses free enterprise, private ownership, competition,law of supply & demand, profit motive, etc.
civil disobedience (passive resistance)
The individual should obey his moral conscience to the point of disobeying laws & policies he finds immoral.
civil liberties
Ideas such as freedom of speech, press & religion, political liberty, right of self defense, & others.
civil rights
Rights that a nation's inhabitants enjoy by law, such as the right to vote
"Clear and present danger"
Idea. expressed by the Supreme Court in the case of Schenk vs U.S. (1919), that speech or the press may be limited if they would bring about evils that congress has the authority to prevent (THIS IS NOT PROTECTED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT)
Cold War
Term used to describe the shifting struggle for power & prestige between the western powers & the communist bloc from the end of WWII until the early 1960's
Collective bargaining
in labor relations, procedure whereby an employer or employers, agree to discuss the conditions of work by bargaining with representatives of employees, usually a labor union
Collective security
Nations can protect each other against attack by forming mutual security pacts.
Communism (Marxism)
Economic & political system based on collective owenership of property & the means of production, with all individuals expected to contribute to society according to ability & recieve from it according to need
A political viewpoint, based in general on a strong sense of tradition and social stability, stressing the importance of the established oerder. COnservists resist change, try to preserve status quo.
A citizen or resident of a district who is represented by an elected official for that district.
was a cold war policy of preventing further Communist expansion in Europe or Asia.