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Europe during the Wars

Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, Protestant Reformation, WWI, WWII, Cold War
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Renaissance
French word means 'rebirth'
Christopher Columbus
sailed to the "New World" on three ships: The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria
William Shakespeare
He was English, he wrote Romeo and Juliet, and MacBeth
Michelangelo
painted the Sistine Chapel
Industrial Revolution
steam engine, spinning jenny, cotton gin, light bulb
Gutenburg Press
printing press with moveable type
indirect democracy
when people elect someone to make laws for them
Martin Luther
leader of the Protestant religious Reformation
Renaissance people
da Vinci, Michelangelo, and William Shakespeare
Francis Ferdinand
Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia for this man's assassination
Economics
capital, natural resources, and labor
Peace Treaty 1919
Germany was blamed for WWI, Germany had to pay for the WWI, and Germany wasn't allowed to rebuild their army
Allied Powers - WWII
United Kingdom, USA, France, Russia - Soviet Union
Axis Powers - WWII
Japan, Germany and Italy
dictatorship
a government that rules alone and is usually violent
the Lusitania
When this ship was sunk - the USA joined WWI
Cold War
America and the Soviet Union
nationalism
strong pride in one's country
direct democracy
when people vote on every issue
imperialism
a strong country taking over a weaker country
Holocaust
when German Nazi's killed millions of Jews
militarism
when a country builds up their weapons
Japan
When this country bombed Pearl Harbor, America (USA) joined into WWII.
refugees
people who must flee to another country because of danger or jobs
genocide
killing all the people of a certain race or religion
What war used trench warfare?
WWI
monarchy
a country that has a queen and king and has absolute rule
Russia
What country has a harsh climate, is the world's largest country, and spans two continents?