1819 WH 1914 to Today (FINAL)
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Google "Crash Course World History PBS" Start with the World War I video on page 2 and then watch all the videos after that. Type OK for the answer.
What does Mein Kampf mean?
What was Hitler's job during WWI?
Which two religions are still fighting over Palestine/Israel?
Muslims and Jews
How did a lot of Africans gain the confidence to try to overthrow their colonizers after WWI?
They saw others' freedoms
What were Gandhi's protests mainly about?
England's colonizing of India
How were Gandhi's protests different from those before?
They were non-violent
What is the phrase describing Gandhi's protest techniques that involved disobeying laws that were unjust?
How did Gandhi protest the British control of salt in India?
The Salt March
What is the name for the event when Gandhi walked to the sea and picked up salt from the beach. This was illegal. He was jailed.
The Salt March
________________ was taking over countries in Asia and the Pacific, so the US threatened an ________________ before WWII.
What two things did Hitler do before WWI that violated the Treaty of Versailles? He started the _____________ and sent troops to __________________
What was the official start of WWII?
Germany invaded Poland
What was the Nazi strategy in WWII where planes bombed ahead of tanks like a steamroller.
Who used blitzkrieg?
Which beach in France was stormed to start the Allies' victory march to finally take down Hitler?
Which president decided to use the nuclear bomb?
Name the two nuclear bombs dropped on Japan and the cities where they were dropped.
Little boy over Hiroshima and Fat Man over Nagasaki
How many square miles were destroyed in the Little Boy and Fat Man bombings?
About 10 square miles
Which war had more deaths: WWI or WWII?
What does anti-Semitism mean?
Why did the Jews first flee Israel (Palestine)?
To escape the Romans
Which Shakespeare play is argued to have bred anti-Semitism?
The Merchant of Venice
Jewish businesses and synagogues were vandalized during this night which was the start of the Holocaust.
____ out of every _____ Jews in Europe died during the Holocaust.
Which organization was formed after WWII to do the job that the League of Nations couldn't do after WWI?
Which organization was formed after WWI to stop another world war from happening? It was very weak and ineffective.
League of Nations
Which two countries 'fought' during the Cold War?
USA and USSR
Why is it called the 'Cold' War?
two sides never really fought each other.
What is the term for when one country fights in place of another? This happened when the US fought Vietnam, but really wanted to fight USSR.
Which German city did a wall separate after WWII?
Who made the "Iron Curtain" speech?
An imaginary line in Europe that separated the capitalist west with the communist east
What does MAD stand for?
Mutually Assured Destruction
What were the names of the communist and capitalist alliances that formed after WWII? US and USSR were the two leaders of the groups.
NATO and Warsaw Pact
Which country put the first person in space? Which country put the first person on the moon?
Which part of Korea is communist today?
What were the wars in Korea and Vietnam fought to stop?
What caused prices to go up so high in Germany after the Great Depression?
Why did inflation occur in Germany after WWI?
The government printed too much money
Germany's economy dependent on America's after WWI because Germany was borrowing money from the US to pay back __________________ all of the _____________ they had.
____________________ have simple solutions and it is easy for them to get a lot of power quickly.
What is the goal of Comintern?
To make the whole world communist
Who is the coolest teacher?
Who took over after Lenin died?
What was the solution of the Allies to Hitler's first signs of aggression before WWII?
What term describes a strategy where you just give your enemy what they want in order to stop a war from happening?
Why didn't the Maginot Line work?
The Nazis went around it
Where is Pearl Harbor?
Which other groups were killed during the Holocaust?
Gays, handicapped, gypsies
What was the first time nuclear bombs were used in a war?
What was the first country to use nuclear bombs in a war?
What was the only country to ever be attacked using nuclear bombs?
AFTER WORLD WAR II, GERMANY BROKE INTO TWO COUNTRIES; ________________, WHICH WAS COMMUNIST AND _____________ WHICH WAS CAPITALIST.
EAST GERMANY, WEST GERMANY
What do most people call the slaughtering of millions of Jews and other European people?
What do most Jews call the Holocaust?
WHEN PEOPLE ARE LOYAL TO THEIR COUNTRY AND NOT JUST ONE LEADER, WHAT CAN THEY BE CALLED?
WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FIRST ANIMAL IN SPACE?
Which country was invaded during the Bay of Pigs invasion?
What worried JFK during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Cuba having nukes
Which country controlled Vietnam since the Opium Wars?
Which USSR and US leaders worked together to end the Cold War?
Reagan and Gorbachev
What event is usually considered the end of the Cold War? It happened in Germany?
The fall of the Berlin Wall
What does apartheid mean? What country practiced it?
Apartness, South Africa
Who was the first feely elected president of South Africa? Where was he before he was elected?
Nelson Mandela, prison
What was the name of the theocratic government that took over Afghanistan form 1996 until 2002?
Why was Iraq invaded in 2003 by the US?
To find WMDs
Which three modern countries exist today since India was split after WWII?
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh
People on which island near China say that they are the real China?
Who was the leader of China during the Cultural Revolution?
What is the newest country in the world? It was founded in 2011?
What two countries come out of Korea after the Korean war?
North Korea and South Korea
Who was the US president who ordered the Bay of Pigs Invasion?
What event could have ended up being World War III?
The Cuban Missile Crisis
US want to help the ______________________ beat the North Vietnamese _______________________ and make all of Vietnam capitalist.
South Vietnamese, communists
In ___________________, the country split in two with half being communist and half being capitalist after the US withdrew. In ___________________, the whole country became communist after the US withdrew.
What was the term used by many Americans who feared that if Vietnam became all communist they would end up making other Asian countries communist?
The Domino Effect
Which was the first US war that many Americans were against?
Which country took over South Africa in the 1800s and started a system of Apartheid there?
Why was Mandela jailed?
For peacefully protesting Apartheid.
What is the name of the government-sponsored separation and mistreatment of blacks in South Africa?
What was so ironic about congress not allowing the US to join the League of Nations?
President Wilson created it
Which nation lent Germany most of the money that it was paying back to France after WWI?
Which American history event led to great inflation in Germany following WWI?
The stock market crash
What happens to money during inflation?
Its value goes down
At what times in history can one expect a dictator to take over?
When the economy is bad
What type of government puts the interests of the country in front of the rights of individuals?
Which leader came up with fascism?
Which organization was started by Lenin?
___________________ wanted an industrial country and _________________wanted an agricultural country
From which country was Mussolini?
From which country was Stalin?
From which country was Lenin?
From which country was Mao Zedong?
From which country was Kim Il-sung?
From which country was Ho Chi Minh?
From which country was Franco?
love for your country, not a specific leader
rapidly building up arms for war
Who were the members of the Triple Entente aka the good guys?
France, England, Russia
How can you remember the countries in the Triple Entente?
How can you remember the members of the Triple Alliance?
2. Who were the members of the Triple Alliance aka the bad guys?
Austria Hungary, Germany, Italy
The _________________ Army lost the Russian Civil War because hey were viewed as __________________ because they were helped by Europe and the US.
The _________________ Army was viewed as purely Russian because they _________________ have outside help.
Who fought in the Russian Civil War?
The White Army and Red Army
Which army in the Russian Revolution supported the communists?
The Red Army
Which army in the Russian Revolution supported the Czar?
The White Army
Who won the Russian Civil War?
The Red Army
Who fought in the Korean War?
The US and North Korea
Who won the Korean War?
It was a stalemate, but the country split in two.
Who fought in the Vietnam War?
The US and North Vietnam
Who won the Vietnam War?
It was a stalemate, but all of Vietnam became communist.
Who fought in the Cold War?
It was the US (and countries that liked capitalism) v. USSR (and countries that liked communism)
Who won the Cold War?
____________________ surrendered in the Cold War because the government was crumbling, they couldn't keep up with the US in the arms race and their people were ________________.
The USSR, starving
1. What were the three reasons for WWI?
Nationalism, Militarism, Internal Conflicts
3. What happened on June 28th, 1914?
Archduke Ferdinand was shot
4. What was Princip's problem with Ferdinand?
AH was taking Bosnia
What was Princip's group called?
The Black Hand
5. Who joins to help Serbia? Who joins to help AH?
Why did England join WWI?
Germany attacked Belgium
6. What did "Home by Christmas" mean?
Thought war would be short.
A lot of WWI was fought using _________________ warfare.
What was the name of the land between the trenches in WWI?
No man's land
8. Who does Germany fight on its two front war in WWI?
East = Russia, West = France
9. Who switches sides in WWI?
10. What were the first airplanes in war used for?
11. How did submarines cause the US to join WWI?
Germans sunk the Lusitania
13. Why do most Western countries give women the right to vote after WWI?
They proved themselves by working in factories.
14. Why did the Czar's wife listen to Rasputin?
He healed her son.
16. When Lenin is captured in Germany, what does the army do with him? Why?
They sent him to Russia to cause trouble there.
19. What international peacekeeping organization grew out of WWI?
League of Nations
Who proposed the League of Nations?
Who got the short end of the stick at the Treaty of Versailles?
21. How many people died in WWI?
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