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Explain in detail how ww1 started. additionally, include at least 3 technological advances that changed the way war was fought
gavrilo killed ferdinand. russia made an alliance with serbia. russia mobilized and appeals. france gets involved while gb and italy are neutral. germany decided to use the schlieffen plan to attack and defeat france and then reverse it on russia. that didn't work and war began. long range artillery guns, u boats and tanks were used to advance war
explain in detail the peace process at the end of war. please include how this led to future conflict.
germany was forced to pay 30 bil. victors gathered to create a peace plan. wilson compromised his position but wanted to keep the league of nations. came up with collective security and 14 points. came as a proposal from wilson which included the league of nations. germany was forced to sign the treaty of versailles which limited military size.
explain the concept of nonviolent protest using gandhi's salt march in your example. details!
a protest to be non violent. led by gandhi and the salt march has to do with this bc gandhi takes a stand and tries to mobilize mass support. all connected with the non violent protest in the end. illegally got salt
what is fascism? explain why people in europe in the 1930's were willing to give it a try.
fascism is when the state is placed above the individual, normally the dictator. for ex hitler was elected and went from chancellor to dictator and he started to have more controlled system and people gave it a try bc it settled their minds and they thought it'd make peace after the great depression
what was the holocaust. explain as if you were explaining it to someone who had never heard of it
holocaust started when hitler went to vienna and tried learning about art and he then found his hate for jews so when he figured that out he created the nazi group and they attacked the jews and sent them out of their homes to ghettos and the separated them from family. they sent the jews to work camps and concentration camps and they were put in gas chambers and killed and later their bodies were burned
what was mutually assured destruction. how did it keep the US and the soviet union from destroying each other
if one launches others will respond with airstrike. weapons came about and there were times where they would shoot and they had to keep each other in line so that they couldn't just demolish each other and create more conflict and war. kept them separated and things kind of split
explain mao's rise to power. evaluate his time as leader of china. was he successful. include details to back up your opinion
great leap forward was his big idea to make a ton more crops and keep people from starving however it didn't work and people ended up dying and starving to death bc of food shortage. he also tried the domino theory with the idea that if he fell to communism so would everyone else. also the cultural rev when mao wanted to to purge china of bourgeois tendencies
explain the collapse of the USSR, include all applicable terms
happened mainly bc of economic instability and also bc they didn't make right things people needed. guns/butter. made too much of things like guns which they didn't need and too little things like butter which people did need. used glasnost meaning openness, freedom of speech and perestroika meaning restructuring
explain the formation of israel. include conflicts as well as attempts at peace between israel and its neighbors
israel and palestine didn't get along bc israel took over palestine so palestine tried to fight them a few times but they lost and then syria and egypt tried to fight on yom kippur but they lost, israel then makes a settlement . acts of terrorism were used to get rid of israel but israel responds with raids and acts of terrorism to end it
explain apartheid in south africa. include mandela's approach to solving issues, as well as some examples from to movie
apartheid is separation because of skin color and race. blacks live a bad life and can't do anything and they had no say. whites had all power. anc begins peaceful protests. didnt work and blacks go to mandela who is violent, he is then arrested and later released by de klerk and he ends apartheid. mandela is released and elected and he rules and then to rebuild allows people to work together and rugby rebuilds too.
explain the fall of yugoslavia. please include the conflict that occured in bosnia as a result
yugoslavia was a multi ethnic with 6 republics and small ones in there too. conflict in bosnia included serbs croaks, and bosniaks, all of them wanted independence/peace. they used ethnic cleansing and mass genocide. the nato later strikes then went to kosovo which was muslim albanians fighting for peace. terrorism and stuff was also used. milosevic then is charged for war crime.
explain the events that occured on 9/11 in new york. a simple summary is fine but include those responsible and the results
september 11: hijacked planes hit 3 US targets, the twin towers and the pentagon. one crashed in a field. osama bin laden and al qaeda were responsible. this led to afghanistan and Iraq, US said that if you do any terrorism then they'll hunt you down
appeasement and why democracies use this method to deal with fascist leaders of the world.
appeasement is giving in to something to simply avoid conflict. many used this bc people wanted no conflict after the great depression and another was that france demoralized.
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