physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity
Theory of relativity
(physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
Belief that there is no universal meaning to life
German philosopher whose ideas were adopted by Hitler to rationalize Nazi actions
a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of Dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams
a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
When two or more parties join together to form a majority in a national legislature. This form of government is quite common in the multiparty systems of Europe.
The german government from 1917-1933 overthrown by Nazis
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II
The name of President Roosevelt's program for getting the United States out of the depression
a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
Known as "Il Duce" -- the Leader -- Mussolini was the Fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.
german leader of Nazi Party. 1933-1945. rose to power by promoting racist and national views
fascist political philosophy of germany under Nazi dictator Hitler
Book written by Hitler while he was exiled, my struggle.
living space - Hitler's idea that Germany needed to expand.
practice of giving in to aggression in order to avoid war
the alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan
Fascist leader of the Spanish revolution, helped by Hitler and Mussolini
a policy of avoiding contact with other countries
Germany under Nazi rule; 1933-1945
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.