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Communism vs. Capitalism. Types of Economies. Command Economy : Economic system where production of goods and services is controlled by the government . Market Economy : Economic system where goods and services is determined by the demand from consumers. Cold War Terms.

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Communism vs capitalism

Communism vs. Capitalism


Types of economies

Types of Economies

  • Command Economy: Economic system where production of goods and services is controlled by the government.

  • Market Economy: Economic system where goods and services is determined by the demand from consumers.


Cold war terms

Cold War Terms

  • WARM-UP: Write down on your paper what you think these words mean:

    • Communism

    • Democracy

    • Capitalism


What do these words mean

What do these words mean?

  • Communism:

  • Democracy:

  • Capitalism:

a political system which the government controlsproduction of all food and goods. No privately owned property

government by the people

an economic and political system in which businesses belong mostly to privateowners, not to the government


Capitalism v communism

Capitalism v. Communism

  • Which is an example of a COMMAND ECONOMY?

  • Which is an example of a MARKET ECONOMY?

    Use your key terms to help you!


Capitalism v communism1

Capitalism v. Communism

  • Which is an example of a COMMAND ECONOMY?

    • Communism

  • Which is an example of a MARKET ECONOMY?

    • Capitalism and Democracy


Fall of communism

Fall of Communism

  • Communism spread by USSR after WWII

  • Created satellite nations in Eastern Europe

  • Led to COLD WAR

  • Shortages (not enough) of goods

  • Lack of technology development

  • Difficulty selling goods to most of the world

  • These led to the fall of communism in the Soviet Union


Communism vs capitalism

  • Examine the handout “The Two sides of the Cold War”

  • Create a Double-Bubble Thinking Map


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