holocaust
The name given to the mass slaughter of Jews and other groups by the Nazis during World War 2
homestead
To acquire a piece of U.S public land by living and cultivating it
Human Rights
Rights regarded as belonging to all persons, such as freedom from unlawful imprisonment, torture, and execution
Impeach
To formally charge a public official with misconduct in office
Imperialism
The action used by one nation to exercise political or economic control over smaller or weaker nations
Inflation
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services
Initiative
The right of citizens to place a measure or issue before the voters or the legislature for approval
Injunction
A court order to stop an action, such as a strike
Installment Buying
A system for buying goods in which customers promise to pay small regular amounts over a period of time
Insurgent
A person who revolts against civil authority; rebel
Integrate
– To end separation of different races and bring into equal membership in society
Internment Camp
Detention center where Japanese Americans were moved to and confined during World War 2
Interstate
Across state lines; connecting or existing between two state lines
Iron Curtain
A political and military barrier that isolate Soviet controlled countries of eastern Europe after World War 2
Island Hopping
A strategy used during World War 2 that called for attacking and capturing certain key islands and using these islands as bases to leapfrog to others 106. Isolationism- a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
Isolationism
a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
Jazz
American music developed from ragtime and blues with African rhythms
Kaiser
Emperor; the leader of Germany from 1871 to 1918
Kamikaze
During World War 2, a Japanese suicide pilot whose mission was to crash into his target