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containment
the policy of preventing a country from gaining control of another country
detente
the policy was meant to relax tensions between the communists and the free world
Holocaust
the mass killing of the Jewish people
superpower
a nation that is one of the world's most powerful
appeasement
policy of not opposing the fascists
Cold War
a conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies
genocide
the killing of an entire group of people
fascism
political ideas that stress strong government control, military strength, and intense nationalism
limited war
a war in which total victory is not the goal