a Czech writer whose works were unknown before his death; used surrealism in his works
United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
Frank Lloyd Wright
American architect whose Imperial Hotel survived a Tokyo earthquake because of his adaptive construction, he floated the foundation on a cushion of mud instead of anchoring it rigidly to rock.
emphasis on domestic control of the economy
changing something from private to state ownership or control
In 1925 the leaders of Europe signed a number of agreements at Locarno, Switzerland. Germany and France pledged to accept their common border, and Britain and Italy agreed to fight either France or Germany if either one invaded the other. Other boundary disputes were also settled.
was the French political alliance that allied the Communists, the Socialists, and the Radicals together.
Leader of the French socialist party Popular Front, made first and real attempt to deal with the economic and social problems
Prime Minister, leader of labour party of Britain, made Moderate Reforms for workers, healthcare, retirement, welfare programs
an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland
Nations where the major economic activities are organized to resemble corporations
The alliance between Italy and Germany (Mussolini and Hitler)
New Economic Policy
Policy proclaimed by Vladimir Lenin in 1924 to encourage the revival of the Soviet economy by allowing small private enterprises. Joseph Stalin ended the N.E.P. in 1928 and replaced it with a series of Five-Year Plans. (See also Lenin, Vladimir.) (p. 766)
Millions of people were executed under the dictatorship of Stalin. Many others were forced into labour camps called gulags. It lasted form 1936-1938. The Red Army was also purged during this time.
the chief executive and political committee of the Communist Party