Albert Einstein's E=mc2
Founder of the theory of relativity, or the relativity of time and space to matter and energy, this equation explained the vast energies contained within the atom.
wrote that Western ideas such as reason,democracy, and progress had stifled peoples creativity and actions.
Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel, or impression, of the piece they were drawing
French, founder of Impressionism
French impressionist painter who became world renowned
A school of painting in France in the late 19th century that rejected the objective naturalism of impressionism and used form and color in more personally expressive ways.
French postimpressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
Vincent van Gogh
Dutch postimpressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
Invented the Kodak camera
Pablo Picasso and Cubism
A re-creator of reality, Picasso was important in the development of Cubism, which used geometric designs as visual stimuli to create a new reality.
Wassily Kandinsky and Abstract Expressionism
Avoiding any and all representation whatsoever, Kandinsky's work sought to speak to the soul, and concentrated on color.
Igor Stavinsky The Rite of Spring
People who campaigned for women's right to vote in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
A woman characterized by intelligence, strength, and sexual desire. Idea spread all over Europe.
First female physician in italy. Opened a preschool called "Casa de Bambini"
A Jewish military captain in the French Army, he was falsely accused of treason, and his affair split France apart
Austrian journalist and founder of the Zionist movement urging the creation of a Jewish national homeland in Palestine. (p. 760)
a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
David Lloyd George
Member of the Liberal party in Great Britain who helped raise taxes on the rich, and reform in general
War between two foriegn powers that Roosevelt helped negiotate a peace treaty for, and recieved a Nobel Peacy Prize for his work