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History 102 Voc #3

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Frederich Nietzche
as a German philosopher, poet, composer, and classical philosopher. Wrote critical texts.
Existentialism
is the philosophical and cultural moement that holds the starting point of philosophical thinking must be the individual and experiences of the individual.
Jean-Paul sartre
was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, etc. He was one of the key figures in philosophy of existentialism and became one of the leading figures in the 20th century French philosophy and Marxism.
Functionalism
philosophy of mind is the doctrine that what makes something a mental state of a particular type does not depend on its internal constitution, but rather on the way it functions, or the role it plays, in the system of which it is part.
Charlie Chaplin
was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work during the silen film era. He became the most famous film star in the world before the end of WWI
Marconi
was an Italian inentor, known as the father of long distance radio transmission ad for his development of ___'s law and radio telegraph system.
George Orwell
author - 1984, animal farm
Dawes Plan
Germany owed France and GB; US said we'll loan the money and the money can go in a cycle back to us essentially
Kellogg Briand Pact
US and Fr - 15 nations signed it and agreed to talk rather than going to war. defensive war only (not offensive)
madame marie curie
was a polish physicist and chemist; famous for her pioneering research on radio activity. first person honored with 2 nobel prizes
einstein
german-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity and the atomic bomb
weimar republic
the name given by historians to the federal republic and parliamentary representative democracy established in 1919 in germany to replace the imperial form of government.
great depression
occurred from a cycle of debt, over spending, loans
appeasement
if reasonable demand by dissatisfied powers, can address their desires to devoid war
aryan race
caucasian - believe that that race is superior. used for idealogically motivated racism in nazi and neo-nazi doctrine
battle of britain
first major battle; fought completely by air
blitzkrieg
lighting war; come in and take over quickly
churchilll
prime minister UK
Dunkirk Evacuation
Gb and Fr troops were on N. Coast of France. Ge troops advanced and GB sent every ship (fishing ship, cruise, etc.) to save them
Five year plan
were a series of nation-wide centralized economic plans in the USSR. The plans were developed by a state planning committee based on the theory of productive forces that was a part of the general guidelines of he communist party for economic development.
kulaks
independent farmers; ussr
lateran agreement
under mussolin; when vatican became its own state.
mein kampf
my struggle; hitler wrote it in jail; describe dnationalism and racism and his philosphy
new economic policy
proposed by lenin; allowed some communist activities
sudentenland
3 million ethnic germans lived there. ge wanted to unite
vichy regime
puppet government in france