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Chapter 24 Key Terms and Vocabulary

  1. radical: extreme
  2. Red Guards: groups of students who carried out Mao Zedong's policies during the Cultural Revolution
  3. free enterprise system: an economic system in which people can choose their own jobs, start private businesses, own property, and make a profit
  4. gross domestic product: the total value of all goods and services produced in an economy
  5. output: work done or amount produced over a certain period of time
  6. turmoil: condition of extreme confusion
  7. moderate: within reasonable limits
  8. record: collection of known facts
  9. subsidy: money given by a government to assist a private company
  10. recession: a period during which an economy and the businesses that support it shrink, or make less money
  11. birthrate: the number of live births each year per 1,000 people
  12. labor: the work people do for which they are paid
  13. assist: to help
  14. position: rank or standing
  15. maintain: to keep
  16. demilitarized zone: an area in which no weapons are allowed
  17. truce: a cease-fire agreement
  18. diversify: to add variety to
  19. famine: a huge food shortage
  20. manufacture: to make a product by hand or with machinery
  21. outdated: no longer current or popular
  22. focus: to concentrate on one thing
  23. material: what a thing is made from or used for
chapter_24_key_terms_and_vocabulary.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/03 16:22 by john