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aircraft carrier
a large ship with a long flat deck on which planes can land
isolationism
a policy in which a nation avoids getting involved with the economic and political problems of other nations
internment camps
a place were Japanese Americans living on the West Coast were sent & held as prisoners by the government during WWII
appeasement
the policy of giving into an enemy's demands to maintain peace
concentration camps
during WWII Jews and other people were taken to these places and kept as prisoners
Holocaust
the mass murder of Jews & others during WWII
liberate
to set free
gas chamber
a room filled with poison gas to kill people
ration
to limit the amount of items allowed
Zionism
the belief that the Jews should have their own country in Palestine (present-day Israel)
agression
the use of military force
recycle
to make an item fit to be used again
persecution
causing a person to suffer, oftern because of his/her race, religion, or ideas
nonagression pact
an agreement between two countries not to attack each other during a war
civilians
a person who is not in the military
blitzkrieg
a quick military attack
strategy
a plan (for winning a war)
barracks
buildings used to house people temporarily
anti-Semitism
hatred of Jews
defense industries
businesses that produce weapons and other equipment for fighting wars
Axis nations
the name of the 1930s alliance between Germany, Italy, & Japan
pacifism
the belief that wars are wrong & that disputes should be settled peacefully
destroyers
a type of warship
Nazi
a person belonging to Hitler's political party
Fascist
these governments build powerful armies and are led by dictators
totalitarian
government that has complete controlover the people they rule