5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Jean Paul Sartre
- theory of relativity
- Il Duce
- Munich Conference
- a a major leader of the existentialist movement. a philosopher.
- b 1938 conference at which European leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further.
- c Artistic technique that attempts to portray and interpret life as if it takes place in a dream
- d (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
- e the Leader; Benito Mussolini
5 Multiple choice questions
- head of the Italian Fascist party. Mussolini was known as Il Duce and was leader of Italy, the first Fascist regime, during World War II.
- a policy of avoiding contact with other countries, political ties should be avoided
- A German philosopher who believed that the strength that produces heroes and great artists springs from something beyond reason. He criticized Christianity and democracy for empowering the mediocrity of the sheeplike masses.
- Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939); Said that human behavior is irrational; behavior is the outcome of conflict between the unconcious mind (irrational unconscious driven by sexual, aggressive, and pleasure-seeking desires) and concious mind (rationalizing conscious, what one can do, ingrained moral values, what one should do).
- 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.
5 True/False questions
T.S. Eliot → American who became a British citizen; won the Nobel Peace prize in literature; wrote poetry and drama
Francisco Franco → 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.
Axis Powers → An Irish novelist who wrote Ulysses, a stream of consciousness book
Guglielmo Marconi → head of the Italian Fascist party. Mussolini was known as Il Duce and was leader of Italy, the first Fascist regime, during World War II.
Nazism → 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.