Flashcards - Between the World Wars (1919-1939)

Flashcards - Between the World Wars (1919-1939)
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Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic is an unofficial designation for the German state between 1919 and 1933
Great Depression
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s
gold standard
A gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold
Soviet Union
The Soviet Union , officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , abbreviated to USSR , was a socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed from 1922 to 1991
Speculation is the purchase of a good with the hope that it will become more valuable at a future date
Benito Mussolini
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943
A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built by homeless people in the US during the Great Depression
Chinese Communist Party
The Communist Party of China is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China
Great Purge
The Great Purge or the Great Terror was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953
National Socialism , more commonly known as Nazism , is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state, as well as other far-right groups

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