Europe Vocabulary Terms Question Preview (ID: 16712)

Europe Unit Vocabulary Terms Review.

mass murder of a people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, politics, or culture
a) Holocaust
b) Termination
c) Genocide
d) Oppression

economic system that operates on free competition, in which people start and own businesses with limited government intervention
a) Fascism
b) Free Enterprise System
c) Socialism
d) Communism

a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism
a) Fascism
b) Socialism
c) Dictatorship
d) Democracy

Group of lands under one rule
a) Location
b) Land
c) Empire
d) Grid

trade alliance among many European countries, formerly called the Common Market
b) European Union
c) Euro
d) Free Enterprise

all-powerful government leader
a) Dictator
b) President
c) King
d) Prime Minister

form of government in which citizens choose the nation’s leaders by voting for them
a) Democracy
b) Communism
c) Socialism
d) Constitutional Monarchy

government in which a king or queen is the official head of state, but elected officials run the government
a) Communism
b) Democracy
c) Constitutional Monarchy
d) Socialism

economic, social, and political system based in the teaching of Karl Marx, which advocated the elimination of private property
a) Socialism
b) Democracy
c) Constitutional Monarchy
d) Communism

economic system that allows private ownership and open competition of businesses
a) capitalism
b) socialism
c) dictatorship
d) command economy

conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union dating from the late 1940s to the late 1980s, when the two super powers competed for world influence without declared military action at each other
a) Cuban Missle Crisis
b) World War II
c) Cold War

systematic murder by Adolf Hitler and his followers of more than 12 million people, including 6 million European Jews, during World War II
a) Genocide
b) Holocaust
c) Oppression
d) Culture

changing an economy to rely more on manufacturing than on farming
a) Industrialization
b) Immigration
c) Deforestation
d) Oligarchy

violation of the rights of others; unjust or unfair action or treatment
a) Statistics
b) Injustice
c) Cold War
d) Urbanization

a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few
a) Monarchy
b) Republic
c) Oligarchy
d) Socialism

the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner
a) Immigration
b) Holocaust
c) Fascism
d) Oppression

term derived from Greek, meaning “love of wisdom”.
a) Philosophy
b) Geography
c) Socialism
d) Immigration

person who flees to another country to avoid persecution or disaster
a) Immigrant
b) Dictator
c) Refugee
d) Meztizo

nation with a strong national government headed by elected leaders
a) Republic
b) Religion
c) Region
d) Rural

benefits and protections that are guaranteed by law
a) Human Rights
b) Ethnocentrism
c) Rights of Citizens
d) Diversity

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