The “ISMS” Definitions You absolutely MUST know these to do well on the final exam essay. If you get the definitions wrong, everything you write about it afterwards will be considered wrong also. After writing down each definition: Write an example of each Draw a picture that summarizes the idea(s) within each definition
Nationalism “The belief that people should be loyal mainly to their nation-that is to people who share a culture and history- rather than to a king or empire” EXAMPLES?
Imperialism “The takeover of a country or territory by a stronger nation with the intent of dominating the political, economic, and social life of the people” EXAMPLES?
Communism “An economic system in which all means of production – land, factories, railroads, and businesses – are owned by the people, private property does not exist, and all goods and services are shared equally” EXAMPLES?
Capitalism “An economic system in which money is invested with the goal of making more money (profit).” EXAMPLES?
Militarism “Glorifying military power and keeping a strong military always ready for war” EXAMPLES?
Fascism “A totalitarian philosophy of government that glorifies the state and nation and assigns to the state control over every aspect of national life” EXAMPLES?