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Unformatted text preview: Definitions Som a political/economic theory; govt owns production; doesnt just have to be factories, but can extend to health care and post office; cooperation in place of competition Communism different sorts of communism o Applies to the movement that aims to overthrow capitalist order by revolutionary means o A system of social organization in which property (esp. real property and the means of production) is held in common In practice communism is a very total sotic govt In theory works like som; has never worked in action; usually turns to be controlled by one person or one group of persons Fascism totalitarian philosophy; glorifies the state and nation and assigns to the state control over every aspect of national life o Involved burning books many times o Individual is not important o Strong leader o Social darwinism Legacy of WWI Many thought U.S. joining was a mistake o No reason or profit League of Nations failed w/out US involvement People wanted no more future entanglements o Dont get involved w/ European wars FDR not interested to getting involved in east Asian countries...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '08