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The years 1800-1899.
To get something or do something that you want.
Won, when you got something by fighting or working hard for it.
Another way to say 'speech' or 'talk' given to a group of people by one person (a leader, professor, etc.)
A US ambassador to the United Nations during the Cold War.
To be able to do something or spend money without worrying.
When two people or countries decide that they will be friends and will defend each other.
The US, UK, France and Soviet Union(at the end) who fought together during World War II.
ally=friend Allies= US, UK, France, and Soviet Union
Bullets and bombs which are used in guns and cannons.
The feeling of being really worried or nervous about something bad.
When the government thinks that you have done something wrong and they come take you to prison.
A BIG bomb that can destroy cities.
When someone is the first person to hit someone or something.
When someone is in a bad mood or gets angry easily.
When two countries are both strong and decide not to fight because it would be bad for both countries.
A group of people.
When you use ideas from someone else to help you make your own ideas.
A fight. Many of these are called a war.
The ideas that are important to you (religion, politics, etc.)
Really bad, when people are mad at each other. (It really means 'a bad taste')
A light that is so bright you can't see.
A Russian political party (group) that started the Soviet Union.
Going to a place
Where one country ends and another country (or the ocean) begins. Similar to the word borders.
Someone/thing from England.
When violence happened suddenly.
The land between two countries that are fighting which helps make one or both countries feel safer.
To make someone do something using violence or the threat of violence.
came into conflict
When two people or countries begin fighting about something.
An economic system that allows for individual choice, where the government does not interfere with business.
A person who believes in capitalism or who is a rich business owner. A system that uses capitalism.
Confederacy (the Southern states) vs. Union (the Northern states), 1861-1864
A society that is advanced (has laws, buildings, government, etc).
Fighting between rich people and poor people.
Sticks that you hit people with.
A temporary alliance
Series of events between U.S. and USSR where they compete for global dominance without directly fighting each other (capitalism vs. Communism)
When the government comes and takes land or buildings that were owned by one person and gives it to a group of poor people.
To say you are going to do something.
When two people who are enemies find something that they agree about.
Government leaders, not citizens, control industry and wealth.
When two people are fighting to get what they want. (This is also used about two ideas like communism and capitalism).
Friend or co-worker. What the soviet people called each other.
A prison where people work very hard and are given very little food. They work so hard that they usually die in a short time.
To decided that someone is bad and that they should die or be put in prison.
When the government comes and takes your land and/or your things away.
A group of leaders who decide what the law should be.
When something is so powerful that it affects everyone.
A game or war where there are winners and losers.
A very large piece of land. (North America, Europe, and Asia are examples).
When people help each other.
When a leader cares more about making him or herself rich than doing what is right for the people.
The bed that an infant sleeps in.
The cloth that covers a window.
Talking with someone to solve a problem or do something together.
To say something loudly in public.
A person or country who has lost a game or a war.
To fight for something you believe in or like.
A political system where people are able to decide who their leader will be.
When a person or a country is able to choose its own leader.
Unhappy, when you don't want to fight or do something.
Dry land where there is very little water.
Something that will happen in the future.
When you have an idea or plan and no one can change your mind.
A book with blank pages that you write in everyday about what happened in your day.
A leader who has complete control of a country and who kills anyone who disagrees with him.
A person who works for a govenment and goes to other countries to talk about politics and business.
disappearance without explanation
When the government (or another group) doesn't like you and they take you away and your family never knows what happened to you.
The difference between two people (rich vs poor).
When people are not happy with their government and say or do something to show it.
When you don't trust someone.
When something is going to fail.
When you try to do something.
When people go to a place and write down who they want to be their leaders.
What you are trying to do, your goals.
To completely cover or surround something.
Really big and important.
When people are treated the same and get the same amount of money, rights, etc.
Kept getting more powerful.
To get away from something bad.
Something that you have to have... you can't live without it.
To start a business or group.
When something happens.
Something or someone is in the world (not gone or dead).
A place where you have fields to grow plants to eat.
When someone is crazy because they are so excited about something (religion, etc.)
Land where you grow plants to eat.
Using force or violence to get what you want.
When you can do business with whatever person or country you want to without paying extra taxes to the government.
A Soviet president during the Cold War (the last one before the end of the Soviet Union).
A feeling that becomes more and more intense.
To get more and more worried.
A metal tool that you hit nails (round thin pieces of metal) with.
Another way to say 'people'.
A religion in India.
A city in Japan that the US dropped an atomic bomb on at the end of World War II.
The people who have him as a king.
House of Commons
One part of the congress of the UK.
Ich bin ein Berliner
German: 'I am a person from Berlin'
This comes from the word idea and describes what people believe about politics or religion.
A person or country that believes it should be an empire and be able to control other countries.
To make a country or a person do what you want them to do even if they don't want to.
Weak. Not strong.