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WWI and Russian Revolution: Multiple Choice ?'s

multiple choice ?'ss
The Triple Alliance prior to WWI was an alliance b/t
germany, italy and austria
Before WWI ____ experienced the greatest degree of political instability caused by the internal struggle of many nationalities
austro-hungarian empire
b/t 1817-1914, the two european countries that seemed LEAST likely to ally were_____
france and germany
in first decade of 20thC many contemporary observers predicted that a major war would begin in the balkans since ____
the area was the scene of intense national feelings coupled with the break up of crumbling empires
Fay's article "causes of wwi" the nation most responsible for the outbreak of WWI was ___
Fey's article "causes of wwi", Serbia's responsibility for the outbreak of the war was mainly due to ___
its failure to act when it became aware of a plot to assassinate the archduke
Fey's article "causes of wwi", GB's responsibility for the out break of the war was ___
its failure to be clear about its intentions
Fey's article "causes of wwi" Germany's responsibility for the out break of the war was ___
giving A-H "blank check", its invasion of belgium, its declaration of war on Russia
by 1914 GB colonization ____
touched north, south, east and west africa
the Open Door Policy ___
allowed all nations to trade in china on equal terms
the triple alliance forged by Bismarck consisted of ___
germany, austria, and italy
Germany's response to A-H after the assassination of the archduke is often called ___
blank check
at end of WW! these new states came into existence ___
Czech, Yugoslavia, Estonia, Finland
The Balfour Declaration, issued WWI stated ___
GB viewed with favor the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine
the immediate spark of WWI was ___
assassination of archduke francis ferdinand
Italy entered WWI on Allies side b/c ___
the Allies promised italy territory controlled by Austria, including Trieste and Tyrol (italia irrendenta)
in general, during wwi, the belligerents utilized their country's economic resources by ___
regimentation of the economy by govt planning boards
what was a critical factor in the success of the March Revolution of 1917?
the refusal of the russian army to fire on strikers and demonstrators
Initially the soviets ___
allowed the provisional govt to function w/o supporting it
shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks did ___
nationalized all land, put workers in charge of their factories, seized the banks and church property
what was the most impt reason for the Bolshevik seizure of power in November 1917?
dedicated leadership able to exploit conditions
The provisional govt adopted ____ after the march revolution
they granted civil rights and civil liberties despite the war effort
What counties gained independence from RUSSIA in the wake of the Russian Revolution?
poland, estonia, lithuania, Latvia