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a
minimum.
 Cutting
down
of
forests,
usually
to
clear
land
for
farming
and
human
settlement.

 Deforestation
was
a
necessary
part
of
agricultural
revolution;
however,
excessive
 deforestation
in
modern
times
has
contributed
to
global
warming.
 
 Type
of
government
in
which
all
citizens,
without
regard
to
birth
or
wealth,
 administer
and
participate
in
the
workings
of
government.
 
 A
period
of
low
production,
low
prices,
little
or
no
profits,
widespread
business
 failures,
few
bank
loans,
widespread
and
prolonged
heavy
unemployment,
low
 wages,
and
a
general
feeling
of
pessimism.
(Compare
to
Recession)
 The
liberalization
of
the
Soviet
Union
following
he
death
of
Joseph
Stalin,
led
by
 reformer
Khrushchev.

The
process
included
diverting
resourced
from
heavy
 industry
and
the
military
to
consumer
goods
and
agriculture.

Controls
over
 workers
relaxed;
people
were
freed
from
the
Gulag,
the
network
of
prison
camps;
 and
the
standard
of
living
slowly
improved.

 
 Practice
whereby
businesses
from
developed
nations
establish
a
commercial
 presence
in
Third
World
regions‐sometimes
colonies
or
former
colonies
of
the
 wealthier
nations‐with
the
intent
of
making
substantial
profits.

 Economic
Nationalism
 Environmentalism
 Ethnic
Cleansing
 Ethnic
Nationalism
 Ethnogenesis
 Existentialism
 Fascism
 Federation
 Feminism
 Fundamentalism
 Globalization
 Imperialism
 Idea
that
countries
should
protect
and
foster
their
own
businesses
by
imposing
 high
protect...
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