Vocab: Nazi Germany and Country- Federal Laws Essays

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National interest – The interests of the people of a nation; such as economic prosperity, security and safety, benefits and values.

Domestic policy – A plan of action that guides a government’s decisions about what to do within a country- federal laws, aboriginal land claims, spending tax revenue.

Foreign policy – A plan of action that guides a government’s decision about its official relations with other countries- foreign affairs, external relations.

Triple Alliance - The alliance between German, Austria-Hungry, and Italy.

Triple Entente – The alliance between Britain, France, and Russia.

Treaty of Versailles – Treaty imposed on Germany by the allied powers in 1920
(after WWI) that demanded exorbitant reparations from Germany.

Big Four – (Woodrow Wilson (USA), David Lloyd George(England), Georges Clemenceau(France), Vittorio Orlando(Italy)) Decided what Germany, would do after the war.

Appeasement – Giving into demands.

Ultranationalism – An extreme form of nationalism, loyal to their own nation and hostile/racist towards others.

Propaganda – Information and ideas that are spread to achieve a specific goal. Might use misleading and dishonest information to pursue people.

Conscription crisis – Mandatory military service, during WWI and WWII.

Adolf Hitler – Started WWII-German Nazi dictator of WWII.

Nazis – Members of the National socialist German workers party.

Hirohito – Emperor of Japan-advocated the Japanese government, unconditional surrender that ended WWI.

Tojo – Prime Minister of Japan, initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Kristallnacht – Loyalty crystal night. Nazi’s attacked the Jewish people and their property in Germany.

The Way of Subjects – “The Sinmun no michi” is a Japanese document that is emphasizing the propaganda of how pre-will Japanese were to warship the emperor as god and sacrificing your life.

League of Nations – Organization established in 1920 to promote international Corporation and proposed by Woodrow Wilson of the US powerless of dissolved in 1946.

Total war – War where weapons are unrestricted.

Internment – confinement during warfare.

War Measures Act – Prime Minister Trudeau invoked War Measures Act to stop the takeover of the government (WWI, WWI, October crisis 1970. )

Great Depression – A economic recession beginning on October 29, 1929 following the crash of the US stock market.

The Great East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere – Official name of the Japanese empire before and during WWII.

Irredentism – Someone who advocated the recovery of territory culturally or historically related to one’s nation but is now a subject to foreign government.

Genocide – The killing of members of a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group; causing serious bodily or