total warunrestricted war in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved, where laws of war are disregarded. Important because this was the case in WW2.Boer WarSouth African independence war against the British, British won.Fascismpolitical movement that to create a new type of society against democracy andthe spread of communism. Important because this type of ideology in Italy and Germany led to strong parties and the WW2.Boxer Rebellionantiforeign movement in China led by militia and supported by empress Cixi.Totalitarianismabsolute control by the state of every aspect of life by an autocratic government. Important because this was the case of Hitler and Stalin.League of Nationspermanent international security organization with the mission of world peace. US never joined. Important because people believed in it but it failed and never really performed its action, leading to WW2.Atlantic Chartercreated by Roosevelt and Churchill and states that the Allies are fighting for worldwide political freedom (what about imperialism?). Important because it defines a mission and cause for the Allies to fight against the Axis, as they previously were having problems.Ho Chi Minhrebel in Vietnam who fights against Japan and Europe and tries to claim independence. Important because eventually he wins independence from France but establishes communism and new war starts where westerners try to depose him.Mau Mau rebellionrebellion in Kenya against British imperialism.Truman DoctrineUS policy where it would follow an interventionist policy to contain communist. Important because it set goal for US foreign policy and made clear what they wanted to achieve, led to cold war and reaction from USSR.Warsaw PactSoviet version of NATO. Military alliance by soviet bloc in response to rearmament of West Germany and its inclusion in NATO.