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Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 23 People and Places

Glencoe World History 2008 Chapter 23 People and Places
Triple Alliance
Alliance between Germany, Italy, Austria Hungry
Triple Entente
An alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia in the years before WWI.
a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; supported by Russia in 1914
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
heir to the throne of Austria Hungary; assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a bosnian serb.; sparked WWI
The country Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife visited when he was assassinated
Gavrilo Princip
The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, a member of the Black Hand
Emperor William II
leader of Germany during WWI
Czar Nicholas II
ruler of Russia; he was overthrown during the Russian Revolution of 1917; he and his family were killed by the revolution's leadership.
General Alfred von Schieffen
helped draw up the Schlieffen Plan
Battle near paris that ended Germany's hope of swift victory
Allies tried to open a Balkan front by landing forces here; southwest of Constantiple
Lawrence of Arabia
urged Arab princes to revolt against their Ottoman overlords
Admiral Holtzendorf
admiral in Germany; assurred the United States Germany would not be a problem in the war
Woodrow Wilson
28th President of the United States
Grigory Rasputin
He began to influence the czar's wife, Alexendra
Czar Nicholas II's wife
St. Petersburg
Aleksandr Kerensky
head of Russian provisional government after revolution.
A Marxist party known as the Russian Social Democrats and became dedicated to violent revolution
V.I. Lenin
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, leader of the Bolsheviks
a republic in southeastern Europe
a vast Asian region of Russia from which the first serious threat to the communist came from
a mountain range in western Russia extending from the arctic to the Caspian Sea; contains Yekaterinburg
Leon Trotsky
Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army
Erich Ludendorff
guided German military operations
how, northern Germany town where sailors mutinied
Friedrich Ebert
leader of Social Democrats who announced the creation of a democratic republic
David Lloyd George
British prime minister during WWI
Georges Clemenceau
premier of France during WWI
Taken by the Germans from France
Taken by the Germans from France