Upgrade to remove ads
Ch 28 History
Terms in this set (42)
After the Franco-Prussian War, Bismarck's immediate concern was keeping what country or empire isolated?
After forcing Bismarck's resignation, what did Wilhelm II refuse to do?
Renew the nonaggression pact with Russia
Which of the following contributed in large part to the escalation of tension between Britain and Germany after 1900?
Germany's decision to dramatically expand its naval forces
The Moroccan crisis led many Western nations to begin to view what country as a threat?
What did Serbia and Russia have in common that made them allies?
Both countries were Slavic.
Which of the following was one of the Serbian grievances against the Austrian Empire?
Austria annexed Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1908.
Which of the following was a result of the first and second Balkan wars?
The Ottoman Empire suffered major territorial losses.
Germany's Schlieffen plan seemed to indicate that the country
anticipated war on two fronts simultaneously.
Germany's initial offensive was stopped on the outskirts of Paris at what battle?
The Battle of the Marne
How much territory did the British and French gain as a result of the Battle of the Somme in 1916?
One hundred twenty-five square miles
What happened at the Battles of Tannenberg and the Masurian Lakes that would result in far-reaching consequences?
Russia suffered staggering losses
Why did Italy enter the war on the Allied side?
To gain territory from the Austrians
What did the British ask Hussein ibn-Ali to do for them in 1915?
Revolt against the Turks
Japan's imperialist ambitions were realized when it entered World War I to gain territory where?
The colonial troops who served in World War I took which of the following home with them?
The idea of nationalism
Why did Germany stop its submarines from sinking merchant vessels without warning in the summer of 1915?
The Germans sank the Lusitania passenger ship.
For what reason is Walter Rathenau remembered?
For his leading role in Germany's total-war mobilization
What did the Auxiliary Service Law of December 1916 declare?
All German men between ages seventeen and sixty had to work only at jobs connected to the war effort.
At the end of the war, how were women in Britain, Germany, and Austria rewarded for their war efforts?
They were given the right to vote
Which of the following characterized the 1916 Easter Rebellion in Ireland?
It centered on Irish nationalists agitating for self-rule.
Very early in the war, Russia experienced a shortage of what?
What can be regarded as Russia's single greatest problem in World War I?
Weak overall leadership
Who was Tsarina Alexandra's most trusted adviser?
The tsar abdicated following a bread march in Petrograd held predominately by whom?
Who declared a provisional government in Russia in March 1917?
Which of the following certainly can be regarded to have weakened Russia's provisional government?
The requirement that it share power with the Petrograd Soviet
Who carried out the Bolshevik seizure of power in Russia in 1917?
What did Russia give up in the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk?
One-third of its population
Which of the following allowed Lenin and the Reds to win the Russian civil war?
The Whites failed to create a unified agenda.
What happened to the German emperor in November 1918?
He abdicated and fled to Holland.
What did President Woodrow Wilson believe would help to avert future wars?
Creating a League of Nations
France's Georges Clemenceau gave up his demand for a buffer state between France and Germany in exchange for what?
A defensive military alliance with Britain and the United States
According to the Treaty of Versailles, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Palestine became which of the following?
League of Nations mandates
Which of the following was a major reason British leaders favored a less harsh peace with Germany after World War I?
Prior to the war, Germany had been Britain's second-largest export market
When Germany refused to make its second reparations payment in 1922, what was the immediate result?
France and Belgium occupied the Ruhr district.
German Chancellor Streseman agreed to pay reparations, asking for what in return?
A re-examination of the amount Germany was to repay
Which of the following was included in the Dawes Plan?
It granted Germany large loans from the United States to promote recovery.
Which of the following generally characterizes the 1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact?
It renounced war as a part of national policy.
The parliamentary governments of Germany in the mid- to late 1920s were dominated by what group?
Which of Albert Einstein's accomplishments further undermined Newtonian physics?
His theory of special relativity
In Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytical theory, the id is the part of the psyche that is believed to be responsible for
harboring the instinctual drives for sex, aggression, and pleasure.
In the 1920s, every major country established which of these?
National radio broadcasting networks
Sets found in the same folder
Ch 29 History
Ch 30 History
Other sets by this creator
Biology Week 3
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Character List
King Arthur Vocabulary
Other Quizlet sets
Chapter 32: Exchange Rates and the Balance of Paym…
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY UNIT 3 & 4 TEST #2
Practice Problems Exam #5
Chapter 23 Study Guide - The Immortal Life of Henr…