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WEX chapter 13 Vocab

Vocab, terms, and people from WEX chapter 13
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Locarno agreements
a series of treaties. Settles Germany's borders with France, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, and Poland.
Kellogg-Briand Pact
agreement signed by almost all of the independent countries of the world- outlawed war
IRA
rebel forces who wanted an independent ireland
Commonwealth of nations
when britian gave independence to canada, australia, new zealand, and south africa they were dominions under this
Leon Blum
a socialist leader, his government failed. tried to solve labor problems.
Maginot line
border in france that tried to help protect it's borders from germany
New deal
introduced by f.d.r......massive package of economic and social programs. eased some suffering of great depression.
general strike
many different industries strike at the same time
Marie Curie
Woman who experimented with radioactivity and got Nobel peace prize for it
T.S Eliot
english poet wrote the Waste Land
Virginia Woolf
British novelist who used stream of consciousness
James Joyce
irish Writer who used stream of consciousness
Cubism
art that used basic shapes to represent a scene
Dada
a revolt against civilization. wanted to show bourgeois the chaos.
Bauhaus
architecture design of blending science and technology with design. little ornamentation
stream of consciousness
when authors wrote what characters thought as they thought it
flapper
young woman in 1920s who was untraditional
Black shirts
combat squads - secret police of mussolini. Violent
Il Duce
Nickname of mussolini. means the leader
Mein Kampf
Book written by hitler while in prison - means my struggle - holy book of nazi ideology
Dawes Plan
united states economic help to europe. helped reduce reparations germany had to pay.
Third Reich
Germany under Hitler's rule.
Gestapo
hitler's secret police.
nuremberg Laws
hitler's rules that placed severe restrictions on the jews.
Kristallnacht
the night when hitler and the nazis attacked all things jewish. Night of broken glass
Nicholas Horthy
overthrew a communist led government
Joseph Pilsudski
dictator of poland
concentration camp
Detention centers for people who were against the state
Frank Lloyd Wright
An American architect that said that the building should look what it was used for
Fuhrer
german word for strong leader
Nazi
was racist, extreme nationalism, anti-semitism