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Anthropology: War, Aggression, Fear, Profit Motive= KaChing!

Mr. Fountain

Questions from textbook Chapter 23, "War" by Gwynne Dyer, and "Why We Fight" by Eugene Jarecki

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1.Even though experts agreed that Iraq had no nuclear weapons, President Bush insisted "We cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a _______."(2 words)
6.Acronym for "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder", originally called "shell shock" or "neurasthenia", .
7.Most fights between animal species are non-______, with the loser escaping rather than dying.
8.Once called "pygmy chimpanzees", these apes do not bald in old age as chimps do and are notably less violent.
9.Dyer's book "War" looks at similarities in basic training that turns civilians into ____.
12.Victorians and Edwardians were not mentally prepared for the slaughter of _______. (3 words)
13.Acronym for Mutual Assured Destruction, the belief that it would be suicidal for the United States or Russia to launch a nuclear war.
15.PTSD may be caused by exhausting the chemicals called _______ in the brain.
16.Someone who "waits in the lobby" and pressures politicians to support their industry.
17.This branch of anthropology examines language and the way language shapes thought.
18.This branch of anthropology examines human cultures of the past.
20.Guilio Douhet believed that ____________ bombing can shatter civilian morale, unravel the social basis of resistance, and pressure citizens into forcing their governments to surrender.
21."The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" marked the end of the ___ World War.
23.In 1960, President ________ first warned the American public of collusion between big business and the military.
28.Also called "nation" or "country", a social group numbering tens of thousands of people.
29."Walking back the ___" is spy slang for retracing your steps and assumptions until the error is found.
30.These small apes move through the trees at 35 mph and range in color from cream to brown to black.
31.A small armed force that fights a stronger force with sabotage and harassment, from the Spanish for "little war".
32.In CIA slang, the unforeseen negative consequences of an action or decision, such as U.S. support for Islamic militants when they were fighting Russians in Afghanistan.
33.This branch of anthropology examines the way groups of humans think, feel and behave.
34.Social group numbering hundreds of people.
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2.The Industrial Revolution led to __________ (2 words) of weapons like the Maxim gun.
3.Social group numbering thousands of people.
4."The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" is remembered today as _____' Day.
5.Eisenhower described the combination of the profit motive with military spending as the "military-industrial ____".
10.This country spends six times more than its second largest competitor on the military.
11.Military suppliers have charged taxpayers $37 for a screw, $7,622 for a coffee maker, and $640 for a plastic _______ (2 words).
12.Humans, ants and chimpanzees may be the only animals who engage in ____.
14.Someone who sells weapons for profit, a war _______.
19.The most violent species of ape; our closest genetic relative.
22.This branch of anthropology focuses on humans as biological organisms.
24.The world's largest tree-dwelling mammal, these Asian apes have bright orange hair.
25.Social group numbering dozens of people.
26.Viktor Bout, now serving 25 years in prison, has been dubbed the "Lord of War" and a "_______ (salesman) of Death,"
27.Largest of the great ape species, they are herbivores who live in social groups led by a "silverback".
29.Any person who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group.

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