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World History Final
Terms in this set (26)
land, labor, and capital (wealth).
Factors of production in Great Britain
water power and coal to fuel the new machines, iron ore to construct machines, tools, and buildings, rivers for inland transportation, and harbors where it's ships for merchants sailed from.
Natural resources in Britain during the industrial Revolution
The cotton gin was important because it was hard to remove seeds from raw cotton, but the cotton gin multiplied the amount of cotton that could be cleaned. (1.5 million pounds of cotton in 1790 to 85 million in 1810).
Importance of the cotton gin
The wealthy controlled the means of production of goods while the poor had to do all of the work and labor under horrid conditions.
Karl Marx and the means of production
The Wealth of Nations
A book by Adam Smith where he claimed that economic liberty guaranteed economic progress. The government should not interfere with the economy. (Free market economies).
Policy that government should interfere as little as possible in the nation's economy. (letting owners of industry and business set working conditions without government interference.)
Economic liberty guaranteed economic progress; the government should not interfere with the economy
Beliefs of Adam Smith
Purpose of Berlin Conference
Countries lay down division of Africa to prevent fighting.
As European countries industrialized they needed new countries to look for raw markets and raw materials.
How industrialization spurred imperialism
Controlled the Congo by 1908
In this theory, Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution were applied to social change. Those who were fittest for survival enjoyed wealth and success and were considered superior to others.
(Self-Made) Job of the Missionaries
Industrialization caused Germany to want to challenge Britain as they were the leader of industry, finance, and shipping.
Industrialization and it's role in WWI
Germany, Italy, Austrian-Hungary
Austria's response to the assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Austria punished Serbia by giving them an ultimatum with a list of demands that were deliberately harsh. Serbian leaders agreed to most, but Austria did not want to negotiate, so they declared war.
France, Britain, and Russia
Greatest Strength of Russia
Named after its founder General Alfred Von Schlieffen it is a plan saying Germany would attack France and then Russia. It stated that Russia would not be able to mobilize its troops fast, so Germany could defeat France first and then go back due to lack of Russian railroads.
Schlieffen Plan (again)
The Schlieffen plan wired well at first going through Belgium to overtake France. However, the F4ench army received intel on the German troops movements and defeated them in the battle of marne ruining the Schlieffen Plan.
Great Britain, France, Russia. (Japan, Italy)
Economic system karl marx believed in
battle of marne
Single most important event in the war where German soldiers were pushed back almost 60 miles. German attack on Paris; ruined the Schlieffen Plan.
Unrestricted Sub Warfare
Germany thought it could starve Britiain into defeat
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort
One-sided information designed to persuade—to keep morale and support for the war. (War poster)
A series of proposals for President Wilson to achieve everlasting peace. Changing borders and creating new nations: 6-13. Allowed people to decide what government they wanted to live under. Point 14 protected great and small states alike.
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