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AP World History
Unit 6 quiz 1
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What are some land empires that ended in the 20th century?
Ottomans, Qing, and Russia
What are two common themes in the fall of these empires?
Failure to industrialize well and failure in various wars (tensions between opposing groups within each nation (Ming and Han, Muslims and non-Muslims, lower class and upper class))
What are some new technologies invented for World War 1?
Machine guns, grenades, barbed wire, tanks, and mustard gas.
What was the term used to describe the shifting of an entire country's economy towards the war effort?
What were the three members of the Central Powers?
Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary.
What was one conflict lost by Tzarist Russia that contributed to their overthrowing?
The Russo-Japanese war
What were some things the Ottoman Empire depended on for their economy that ended up being their detriment later on?
Agriculture (and Military conquest)
What were the two respective theories of study invented by Einstein and Planck?
Relativity and Quantum Mechanics
What was the embarrassing defeat of Russia by France in the 1850s?
The Crimean War
What were some difficulties faced by men in the trenches?
The dead bodies, trench foot, the rats, the rain, the lice, and extreme boredom.
What were the primary members of the Triple Entente?
Great Britain, France, and Russia
What were the four main causes of World War 1?
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, and Nationalism
What happened in China that was put on hold during the second Sino-Japanese war when Japan invaded?
The Chinese Civil War
According to Einstein's Theory of Relativity, what two factors can impact time?
Speed and Gravity
What was the name of the Qing military leader who wanted to reinstate the Qing's power?
Before Russia switched alliances, what was their alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary called?
The League of Three Empires
What North African Crisis increased tensions between France and Germany?
The Moroccan Crisis
What were the four purposes of propaganda?
Inspire Nationalism, get people to enlist, get people to buy war bonds/materials, and demonize the enemy
What year did the Ottoman Empire officially end?
In anticipation of a strong German attack, France decided to build up troops along this line known as the border between France and Germany?
The Maginot line
In order to evade this line, Germany went around and through neutral Belgium. What was the name of this plan?
The Schlieffen plan
Who were the two gentlemen that rocked the foundation of science?
Einstein and Planck
What was the name for the 19th century belief that humans were on the verge of discovering the perfect society and mastering the universe?
Who came up with this philosophy?
What were the three stages of this philosophy?
1. Primitive, 2. Organized Religion, 3. Positive phase
Which field of study ruined the idea of positivism by saying that subatomic elements were random, everywhere, and popping in and out of existence?
Which concept ruined the idea of positivism by determining that we could not travel through the universe without differences in time?
According to Einstein, what is interchangeable with energy?
What was Einstein's formula for this discovery?
E = mc^2
Who was the leader that helped form the people's republic of China?
What is the term used to describe repeating a governmental message over and over to the population?
What was the nickname for the generation of young adults during the WWI era?
The Lost Generation
What was the name of the event where the Turks forcibly removed a certain ethnicity for fear it may actively rebel and join the Russians who were getting closer?
The Armenian Genocide
What was the name of the event in which the British supplied non-Turks in the Middle East to rebel against the Ottoman Empire?
The Arab Revolt
How was wwi considered a World War in Africa?
The Moroccan crisis?/ the mandate system/ the Togoland campaign
How was wwi considered a World War in Asia?
The second sino-Japanese war?/ the mandate system
What was promised to the non-Turks by the British in exchange for their cooperation in rebelling against the Ottoman Empire?
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