Europe during the Wars

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Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, Protestant Reformation, WWI, WWII, Cold War

Renaissance

French word means 'rebirth'

Christopher Columbus

sailed to the "New World" on three ships: The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria

William Shakespeare

He was English, he wrote Romeo and Juliet, and MacBeth

Michelangelo

painted the Sistine Chapel

Industrial Revolution

steam engine, spinning jenny, cotton gin, light bulb

Gutenburg Press

printing press with moveable type

indirect democracy

when people elect someone to make laws for them

Martin Luther

leader of the Protestant religious Reformation

Renaissance people

da Vinci, Michelangelo, and William Shakespeare

Francis Ferdinand

Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia for this man's assassination

Economics

capital, natural resources, and labor

Peace Treaty 1919

Germany was blamed for WWI, Germany had to pay for the WWI, and Germany wasn't allowed to rebuild their army

Allied Powers - WWII

United Kingdom, USA, France, Russia - Soviet Union

Axis Powers - WWII

Japan, Germany and Italy

dictatorship

a government that rules alone and is usually violent

the Lusitania

When this ship was sunk - the USA joined WWI

Cold War

America and the Soviet Union

nationalism

strong pride in one's country

direct democracy

when people vote on every issue

imperialism

a strong country taking over a weaker country

Holocaust

when German Nazi's killed millions of Jews

militarism

when a country builds up their weapons

Japan

When this country bombed Pearl Harbor, America (USA) joined into WWII.

refugees

people who must flee to another country because of danger or jobs

genocide

killing all the people of a certain race or religion

What war used trench warfare?

WWI

monarchy

a country that has a queen and king and has absolute rule

Russia

What country has a harsh climate, is the world's largest country, and spans two continents?

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