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16 Cards in this Set

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capitalism
Economic system based on private property and free enterprise
anarchist
Person who believes there should be no government
deport
To expel from the United States
lease
Rent
isolationism
Limited role in world affairs
recession
Economic downturn
gross national product
Total value of all goods and services produced
productivity
Amount of work each worker can do
installment buying
Paying small, regular amounts over a period of time
flapper
Carefree young woman with short hair, heavy makeup, and a short skirt
mass media
Forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that reach
millions of people
expatriate
People who choose to live in another country
Prohibition
Total ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor
throughout the United States
nativism
Belief that native-born Americans are superior to foreigners
quota system
Arrangement placing a limit on the number of immigrants from
each country
evolution
Scientific theory that humans evolved over vast periods of time