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Red Scare

the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents

Maginot linei

France built massive fortifications


The reduction of armed forces and weapons

General strike

Strike by workers in many different industries at the same time


A condition in which the production of goods exceeds the demand for them


Management of money

Great Depression

A painful time of the global economic collapse

New deal

A massive package of economic and social programs


Americans elected a new president

Black shirt

Party militants


Centralized authoritain in government that is not communist whose policies glorify the states over the individual and are destructive to basic human rights


One-party dictor ship attempts to regulate every aspect of the lives of its citizens


The son of a socialist blacksmith and teacher

5 year plan

a government plan for economic development over five years. The first such plan in the Soviet Union was inaugurated in 1928.

Command economy

Government officials made all basic economic decisions


Large farms owned and operated by peasants as a group


Wealthy farmers

Great purge

a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938.

Socialist Realism

Stalin required artists and writers to create their works in style


Making a nationalitys culture more Russian


not just the lack of belief in a god, but the assertion about the non-existence of any gods, spirits, or divine or supernatural beings


also known as the Third International (1919–1943), was an international communist organization that advocated world communism.

Nuremberg Laws

were anti-Jewish statutes enacted by Germany on September 15, 1935, marking a major step in clarifying racial policy and removing Jewish influences from Aryan society


Dictator of Germany and ruler of the Holocaust

Weimer Republic

a name given by historians to the federal republic and semi-presidential representative democracy established in 1919 in Germany to replace the imperial form of government.


the head of the government in some European countries, such as Germany.

Third Reich

was the period in the history of Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.


was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.