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Imperialism
The domination by oe country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region.
Protectorate
Local rulers were left in place, however expected to accept the advice of European advisers on issues such as trade or missionary activity.
Sphere of Influence
an area in which an outside power claimed exclusive investment or trading privileges.
Genocide
A deliberate attempt to destroy an entire religious or ethnic group.
Cash Crop
Crops such as cotton and jute that could be sold on the world market.
Balance of Trade
Favorable, exporting more than it imported.
Trade Deficit
Importing more than exporting.
Indemnity
Payment for losses in the war.
Extraterritoriality
The right to live under their own laws and be tried in their own courts.
Militarism
The glorification of the military.
Ultimatum
Final set of demands.
Mobilize
Prepare its military forces for war.
Neutrality
Policy of supporting neither side in a war.
Total War
Channeling of a nation's entire resources into a war effort.
Propaganda
the spreading of ideas to promote a cause or damage an opposing cause.
Atrocities
Horrible acts against innocent people.
Armistice
Agreement to end fighting.
Reparations
Payments for war damage.
Mandates
Territories that were administered by western powers.
Soviet
Councils of workers and soldiers.
Command Economy
Government officials made all basic economic decisions.
Collectives
Large farms owned and operated by peasants as a group.
Kulaks
Wealthy Peasants.
Totalitarian State
A one-party dictatorship attempts to regulate every aspect of the lives of its citizens.
Socialist Realism
Used to boost socialism by showing Soviet live in a positive light.