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Applied World History Final Exam Review
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What Enlightenment thinkers influenced the Bill of Rights?
Voltaire, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau
When did the Constitutional Convention occur?
After the American Revolution
Who came up with the idea branches of government?
What were Napoleon's peacetime accomplishments?
He set up public government-run schools, laws, and a fairer tax code
What was the purpose of the Congress of Vienna?
to establish a balance of power in Europe
What did the Committee of Public Safety impose?
the Reign of Terror
In 1871 what nation did Prussia become?
Industrial Revolution was.
increased output of machine-made goods that began in England during the 18th-century
What Proclamation freed all the slaves in the Confederate States?
What present states became part the U.S. because of the Mexican Cession?
Why did U.S. business interests want to annex Hawaii?
Sugar could be sold for higher profits.
What was the main reason for the 1884-1885 Berlin Conference?
to prevent fighting of European nations over the division of Africa
What nation's actions led the U.S. to enter WW1?
The Treaty of Versailles put the blame solely on what country?
The Treaty of Versailles left a legacy of bitterness and hatred in this country?
Why did public opinion keep the U.S. out of the League of Nations?
It believed that the United States should stay out of European affairs.
A state in which the government controls every aspect of public and private life is a.
What is the policy of appeasement?
the British and French decision to give into aggression to keep peace
The attack on Pearl Harbor is a "date that will __________________."
live on in infamy
What are the two Japanese cities that had the Atomic bombs dropped on them?
Nagasaki and Hiroshima
The Nuremberg Trials addressed what?
The goal of the Hitler's "Final Solution?"
It was genocide of people the Nazis considered inferior.
The Truman Doctrine did what?
to support countries that rejected communism
What idea was the major justification for U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era?
the Domino Theory
The superpowers did this during the Cold War to influence Third World nations?
sponsored revolutions and counter revolutions, engaged in covert operations and provided military aid and built schools
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