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What is the vocabulary word for this defination?

A union or association of nations set up to further the common interests of its members.
Alliance
The belief that a nation should stand alone and not get involved in the affairs and conflicts of other nations.
Isolation
The practice of seeking extension of a nation's control by acquiring new territory. Often this is done solely for the benefit of the larger nation and at the expense of the smaller territory.
Imperillism
The practice of seeking extension of a nation's control by acquiring new territory. Often this is done solely for the benefit of the larger nation and at the expense of the smaller territory.
Imperillism
A policy of giving in to the demands of a hostile power in order to aviod conflict and maintain peace.
Appeasement
A government in which power and authority rest with the people. People usually express their power through voting. The government is run by the people.
Democracy
A form of government in which the government is supreme and individuals have few rights. Total control of the government rests in the hands of one or a few persons.
totalitarianism
A political philosophy that calls for the glorification of the nation above the individual, a centralized government headed by a dictorial leader severe economic and social regiment, and the use of a force against oppositon.
fascism
Media that supporst the spread of ideas for purpose of helping or damaging a cause. It influences people to accept a certain point of view by appealing to emtions rather than rationality.
Propaganda
Neutrality of U.S. is questioned
-Roosevelt knows that the GB and France need to stay strong to defeat Hitler
-He wants to get rid of Neutrality acts so U.S. can give arms to GB and France to help
Cash and Carry
-Congress finally agreed to help
-GB and France had to pay for arms with cash and carry the weapons across dangerous waters themselves
GB becomes isolated
-Hitler gains power and territory
-Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of GB
U.S. helps
-Lend-Lease Act
-GB was out of cash
-U.S. would lend equipment, but wanted it back when the war was over

-US ship take supplies to Iceland for GB, putting them at risk
-October 1941, 2 destroyers, Kearney and the Reuben James were sunk by German subs
-we still did not go to war
Japanese Aggression
-Japan attacks Pearl Harbor of December 7, 1941
-thought war with US was inevitable, so it would attack first
-Japan needed to expand to get natural resources