AP World History Unit V Set A

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Sick Man of Europe

the ottoman empire was referred to the sick man of europe. Europe was waiting for it to die (fall) so it could colonize

Black Hand (Serbia)

1908;, seven young assasins planned to kill francis and his wife.

trench warfare

war from inside trenches enemies would try killing eachother with machine guns and tanks, and poison gas

Russian Revolution October 1917

the revolution against the Czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

treaty in which Russia lost substantial territory to the Germans. This ended Russian participation in the war.

Treaty of Versailles 1919

the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans

war guilt clause

in treaty of Versailles; declared germany and austria responsible for WWI; ordered Germany to pay reparation to Allied powers

self-determination of peoples

everyone had a right to have their own country

Great Depression

a severe, world wide economic crisis which lasted from the end of 1929 to the outbreak of World War II.

John Maynard Keynes

British economist who argued that for a nation to recovery fully from a depression, the govt had to spend money to encourage investment and consumption

fascism

a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition

totalitarianism

government control over every aspect of public and private life

Benito Mussolini

Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia (1935), joined Germany in the Axis pact (1936), and allied Italy with Germany in World War II. He was overthrown in 1943 when the Allies invaded Italy. (p. 786)

Spanish Civil War

In 1936 a rebellion erupted in Spain after a coalition of Republicans, Socialists, and Communists was elected. General Francisco Franco led the rebellion. The revolt quickly became a civil war. The Soviet Union provided arms and advisers to the government forces while Germany and Italy sent tanks, airplanes, and soldiers to help Franco.

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