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Era 11 Vocabulary

Published on Dec 10, 2018

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Era 11 Vocabulary

  • cultural pluralism- used when smaller groups within a larger society maintain their unique cultural identities
  • supply side economics- a macroeconomic theory arguing that economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes
  • stagflation- persistent high inflation combined with high unemployment and stagnant demand in a country's economy
  • trickle-down- of an economic system in which the poorest gradually benefit as a result of the increasing wealth of the richest
  • economics- the condition of a region or groups as a regards material prosperity
  • The Left- a group or party favoring liberal, socialist, or radical views
  • The Right- a grouping or political party favoring conservative views and supporting capitalist economic principles
  • amnesty- an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses
  • human rights- a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person
  • voter apathy- lack of caring among voters in an election
  • national debt- the total amount of money that a country's government has borrowed, by various means
  • presidential pardon- the right of the leader of a country to forgive someone of a crime
  • OPEC- a union of oil producing countries that regulate the amount of oil each country is able to produce
  • New Federalism- a political philosophy of devolution, or the transfer of certain powers from the US
  • embargo- an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country
  • liberalism- the holding of liberal views
  • conservation- the action of conserving something, in particular
  • feminism- the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of sexes