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was the foreign policy of Napoleon I of France in his struggle against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland during the Napoleonic Wars.
Continental System
The Spain and Portugal portion of the Napoleonic Wars.
Peninsular war
was a German-born Austrian politician and statesman and one of the most important diplomats of his era, serving as the Foreign Minister of the Holy Roman Empire
Klemens Von Metternich
was a turning point in the Napoleonic War. It reduced the French and allied invasion forces
Invasion of Russia
The battle of Waterloo was the battle at which Napoleon was defeated by commander Wellington.
Battle of Waterloo
was a British soldier and statesman, a native of Ireland, from the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy, and one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century
Duke of Wellington
The statesmen who defeated Napoleon knew that in order to really win the war against him they needed to create and maintain a balance of power.
"Balance of power"
was a method of manufacturing first adopted in England at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the 1750s and later spread abroad.
Factory system
It created a specialized and interdependent economic life and made the urban worker more completely dependent on the will of the employer than the rural worker had been.
effects of Industrial Evolution
An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit.
Capitalism
an ideology of society that seeks to apply biological concepts of Darwinism or of evolutionary theory to sociology and polotics, often with the assumption that conflict between groups in society leads to social progress as superior groups outcompete inferior ones.
Social Darwinism
the condition of being urbanized
Urbanization
is the French motto which came about around the time of the french revolution.
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!-"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"
Napoleon Bonaparte was born the 15th of August, 1769 on Corsica. Corsica is a French island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Corsica
conspired with Napoleon to take over the French government by means of a coup d'état (this event is known as the 18th Brumaire, November 9, 1799).
1799 coup d'etat over the directory-
is the home and offices of a consul, a representative of a foreign government
Consulate
ordered a group of legal experts to assemble all of French civil law
Napoleonic Code
was an agreement between Napoleon and Pope Pius VII, signed on 15 July 1801. It solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority church of France and brought back most of its civil status.
Concordat of 1801
The last king and queen of France
Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette-
was a result of the growing discontent of the Third Estate in France in the face of King Louis XVI's desire to hold onto power.
Tennis Court Oath-
fortress in Paris, France that was built between 1370 and 1383
Bastille
an angry French mob stormed the Bastille.
July 14th, 1789
was a French lawyer, politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution
Robespierre
became the new leaders of France after Robespierre gets guillotined.
The directory
provided the fuel to produce iron, trading it with other countries brought wealth to invest in other industries
Importance of coal
is a political ideology that involves a strong identification of a group of individuals with a nation.
Nationalism
was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR/East Germany) joined the Fedeural Republic of Germany.
German Unification
was a conservative German statesman who dominated European affairs from the 1860s to his dismissal in 1890.
Ottoman von Bismark
was the political and social movement that agglomerated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century.
Italian Unification
most notably in the Mexican-American War and the War of 1812
Matthew Perry
was a chain of events that restored imperial rule to Japan in 1868.
Meji Restoration
needed raw materials so they invaded parts of Asia.
Japanese imperialism-
certain practices that violated religious customs; also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
Sepoy Rebellion
idea that many European countries had a duty to spread their religion and culture to those less civilized.
White man's burden
finally found one crop that they could sell to china,
Opium War-
English poet, short-story writer, and his most remembered piece was of British imperialism
Roger Kipling
fought in 1878 by British and Boers in Africa, the British attacked because they thought the boers were a threat to a port on the coast
Zulu war
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection
Charles Darwin
China started by a secret society of Chinese who opposed the "foreign devils".
Boxer rebellion
which representatives of European nations agreed on rules colonization of Africa
Berlin Conference
first self-powered machine gun
Maximum gun
worked for legal and political rights of the opressed.
Gahndi
a large peninsula in southeastern Europe
Balkans
England, France, later USSR and USA
Allied Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman empire
Central powers
murder of Archduke
Ferdinand
Causes of WW1
The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria
Gavrilo Princip
Responsible for the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand.
Black Hand-
the channeling of a nation's entire resources into a war effort
total war
a type of combat used during WW1
trench warfare
area of land between the trenches, many dead bodies lay here
no man's land-
Turkish government organized the department of the armenians in the Ottoman Empire
Armenian Genocide
Created by the leaders victorious allies Nations: France, Britain, US, and signed by Germany to help stop WWI.
Treaty of Versailles
formed after World War I to promote cooperation and peace.
League of nations
economic troubles
causes of Russian Revolution
used by Lenin to win the support of the people
Peace, Land, Bread
a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party
Bolshevik
intrigued lenin with his ideas
Karl Marx
written by Marx and Engels describing the history of the working-class movement according to their views
Communist manifesto
man who claimed to heal the sick and have prophecy
Rasputin
Took over the USSR. He transformed the USSR from backwards nation into great industrial power.
Joe Stalin
Russian revolutionary intellectual and close adviser to Lenin.
Leon Trotsky
main branches of Russian socialism from 1903 until the consolidation of the Bolshevik dictatorship under Lenin in the civil war of 1918-20.
Bolsheviks/Mensheviks
revolutionary socialist movement to create a classless, moneyless, and stateless social order upon common ownership of the means of production, as well as social, political, and economically.
Communism/Socialism
governmental system led by a dictator having complete power
Fascism
Absolute control by the state or a governing branch
Totalitarianism
led the National Fascist Party
Mussolini
eader of the National Socialist German Workers Party
Hitler
variety of fascism that incorporates biological racism and anti-semitism
Nazism
name that Hitler gave to himself for his spot as a chairman of the Nazi Party.
Der Fuhrer
genocide of six million European,
Holocaust
book written by Adolf Hitle
Mein Kampf
The common name for Germany when it was a totalitarian start ruled by Hitler and the NSDAP.
Third Reich
Was a paramilitary organization of the Nazi Party
Hitler Youth
national security agency of the Soviet Union
KGB
government exercises rigid and repressive controls over the social, economic, and political life of the population.
Police State
main Soviet forced labor camp systems.
Gulag
was conducted to get rid of the undesirables.
Purges
It marked the beginning of WW2 in Europe.
German invasion of Poland
The deliberate and systematic destruction
Genocide
Was the term used for the day that the actual landings took placed onto the beaches.
D-Day
code name for the Battle of Normandy
Operation Overlord
Was a sustained state of political and military tension between the powers of the Western world, led by the US and its NATO allies.
Cold War
ngoing struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians that began in the early 20th century
Palestine vs Israel
Palestine Liberation Organization
PLO
efers to the Kingdom of Israel
Holy Land
form of nationalism of Jews and Jewish culture that supports a Jewish nation state in territory defined as the Land of Israel.
Zionism
any one of the territories under military occupation.
Occupied Territories
Used to educate people and help make decisions.
White Papers
letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Baron Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
Baulfour Declaration
nationalist political movement for one unified Africa, or the less significant objective of the acknowledgement of African tribes by instituting their own states.
African Nationalism
Is a federal state in Western Europe and is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters.
Belgium
different ethnic groups that live within Africa and have fought wars against each other that have endangered the citizens of Africa.
Hutu/Tutsi
many international companies don't return the wealth that they make from using the land or resources
African's Issue with Modernization
prevent "conflict diamonds" from entering the mainstream rough diamond market.
Kimberly Process
in a war zone and sold to finance an insurgency, or a warlord's activity.
Blood Diamond
politician who server as the President of South Africa
Nelson Mandela
allows for the possibility that the conclusion be false, even where all of the premises are true. is the inclusion of mathematical induction.
Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning
principle that the legitimacy of the state is created and sustained by the will or consent of its people,
Popular Sovereignty