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an invisible wall that divided the capitalist west from the communist east
iron curtain
countries controlled politically and economically by the Soviet Union
satellite nations
refusal to obey unjust laws
civil disobedience
the U.S. cold war policy of preventing communism from expanding past the borders set after World War II
containment
when a one party dictatorship attempts to regulate every aspect of the lives of citizens
totalitarian state
type of government system where all wealth and property would be controlled by the community as a whole
communism
an indirect conflict that existed between the U.S. and the Soviet Union from 1945 to the 1980's
cold war
the spreading of ideas to promote a cause or to damage an opposing cause
propaganda
the channeling of a nation's entire resources into the war effort
total war
situation in which a country exports more than it imports
trade surplus
policy of supporting neither side in a war
neutrality
payments for losses in war
reparations
dependence of countries on goods, resources, and knowledge from other parts of the world
interdependence
system of racial segregation imposed on South Aftricans by whites
apartheid
right of people to choose their own form of government
self determination