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Militarism

Militarism

The action or cause of military methods, forces and opinions with the ojective of gaining power, strength or an strategic posture according their goals.


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/militarism


Spielvogel, J. (Ph.D.), McTigue, J. (2013) World History and Geography: Modern Times [McGraw-Hill Networks]. Retrieved from: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Self-determination

Self-determination

The free right of choosing the fate of yourself or of the government that will rule you (talking about of the sum up self-determination of citizens).


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/self-determination


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-determination

League of Nations

League of Nations

International organization with the objective of promoting peace and cooperation between countries after WW1 (in 1920). It was disolved in 1946 and replaced by the United Nations after it’s powerless actions.


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/league%20of%20nations


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/league+of+nations


Triple Alliance

Triple Alliance

Conspiratory Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy tat agreed to protect themselves if war broke out. It was from 1882 to 1914.


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/triple+alliance


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/triple+alliance

Triple Entente

Triple Entente

Informal agreement between Russia (before it had a revolution in the State), France, and Great Britain. It was from 1894 to 1907 to balance the power of the Triple Alliance. It ended when Russia went out of war.


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/triple+entente


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Triple%20Entente?s=t

Nationalism

Nationalism

Feeling that gives cultural identity to a group of people base in their beliefs, language and superior feeling relationated to other States. It makes them proud of their country.



http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nationalism


Spielvogel, J. (Ph.D.), McTigue, J. (2013) World History and Geography: Modern Times [McGraw-Hill Networks]. Retrieved from: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Propaganda

Propaganda

Ideas that are false, exxagerated or half-truth to manipulate the public opinión into going against or for a cause. It applied in WW1 by helping the causes of war and by applying the indirect order of YOU helping their cause (a political leader,their government, their reasons for war, etc.).


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propaganda


Spielvogel, J. (Ph.D.), McTigue, J. (2013) World History and Geography: Modern Times [McGraw-Hill Networks]. Retrieved from: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Imperialism

Imperialism

When a powerful or ambitious nation looks for power over other lands by controlling the seas and around areas.


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperialism


Spielvogel, J. (Ph.D.), McTigue, J. (2013) World History and Geography: Modern Times [McGraw-Hill Networks]. Retrieved from: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

NATO

NATO

Organization made in 1949 which would provide mutual help between those countries if one of them was attacked.Mostly all the countries that participated in the treaty of NATO were: United States, United Kingdom, West Germany (in 1955), Italy, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, France and Spain.


Cold War: American Leaders. (2015). The History Channel website. Retrieved 10:54, abril 28, 2015, from http://www.history.com/photos/cold-war-american-leaders.

Warsaw Pact

Warsaw Pact

It was a pact created in 1955 that putted the Soviet Union in total control of the member states armies. It was a response for NATO which they saw as menace when they invited Western Germany.


"NATO-Warsaw Pact - List & Map." NATO-Warsaw Pact - List & Map. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015. http://www.3ad.com/history/cold.war/nato.landcarte.1.htm

Marshall Plan

Marshall Plan

Plan that provided help to minor countries that were affected by the war with the objective of making them stronger so they wouldn’t turn into communism.


"Marshall Plan." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.



Mutual Assurance Destruction

Mutual Assurance Destruction

MAD was a theory that states the total destruction if the superpowers go into fight because of the nuclear power both had in that specific moment. It surged during Cold War. Mutual Assured Destruction. (n.d.). Retrieved May 6, 2015, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mutual assured destruction

Mirror Policy

Mirror Policy

Also known as the Nuclear Deterrence Policy, it was a policy that consisted of action and reaction. Also it is when one country get something and his rival get the same, competition between them. An example of this mirror policy was the first man in the moon where USSR and USA competed to have the technology to achieve it. One the things USA did was to develop the technology to deliver different types of nuclear weapons.


Nuclear Deterrence. (2000). Retrieved May 8, 2015, from http://americanhistory.si.edu/subs/history/timeline/different/nuclear_deterrence.html

Bipolarity

Bipolarity

The term was used in the Cold War as an explanation of the antagonism of the states. Its the distribution of power among the countries supporting USA and the Soviet Union.


Harrison Wagner, R. (1993). What was bipolarity? (No. 1 ed., Vol. 47). The MIT Press.