5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- T.S. Eliot
- Jean Paul Sartre
- Guglielmo Marconi
- a Italian electrical engineer known as the father of radio (1874-1937)
- b a major leader of the existentialist movement. a philosopher.
- c a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
- d Artistic technique that attempts to portray and interpret life as if it takes place in a dream
- e American who became a British citizen; won the Nobel Peace prize in literature; wrote poetry and drama
5 Multiple choice questions
- Was signed on August 27, 1928 by the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Japan, and a number of other states. The pact renounced aggressive war, prohibiting the use of war as "an instrument of national policy" except in matters of self-defence.
- cars, refridgerator, washing machine, iron, vaccuum, coffee pot
- to provide people with money, to buy food and housing, and to put them back to work after the Great Depression, created by Franklin D. Roosevelt
- The doctrines of nationalism, racial purity, anti-Communism, and the all-powerful role of the State. The National Socialist German Workers Party, otherwise known as the Nazi Party. Nazism was advocated by Adolf Hitler in Germany.
- Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924). Much affected by the horrors of war.
5 True/False questions
Weimar Republic → Germany's democratic regime established in 1919. The Weimar Republic was weak for several reasons. The country of Germany was not a Democratic country from the start. Germany already had a lot of political parties established, and the public blamed the Republic for the loss pf the war and the reparations required.
Munich Conference → Spanish General; organized the revolt in Morocco, which led to the Spanish Civil War. Leader of the Nationalists - right wing, supported by Hitler and Mussolini, won the Civil War after three years of fighting.
Mein Kampf → 'My Struggle' by Hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
Roaring Twenties → called "roaring" because of the exuberant, freewheeling popular culture of the decade. The Roaring Twenties was a time when many people defied Prohibition, indulged in new styles of dancing and dressing, and rejected many traditional moral standards.
lebensraum → Hitler's expansionist theory based on a drive to acquire "living space" for the German people. Plan was to conquer eastern Europe and Russia