Had to have access to Atlantic Ocean Discovery of America lead to mercantilism. Trade based on natural resources.
William/Mary take over after James II was driven from power in England; bloodless Revolution. Begin Constitutional monarchy.
Important center for religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Camp David Accords 1978 - diplomatic negotiations. Israel - homeland for Jews.
Industrial Revolution Began in Great Britian
Technology was used to change the economy Mechanization/technology - Use of Machines to mass produce goods.
League of Nations
Idea of President Woodrow Wilson in his 14 points. Began foreign policy of Isolationism.
Nazi Germany's policy toward Jews at the end of WWII.
Hitler: Fascist leader of Germany during WWII.
Caused the outbreak of WWI in Europe. WWI start because of Balkan nationalism - ethic groups have strong sense of nationalism (price in identify)
Leader of Indian Independence by civil disobedience.
Influences the fight for civil rights in South Africa and America.
Spanish Exploration - "Old World Meets New World"
Referred to as Columbian Exchange = European nations bring new products/ideas/animals/plants to the Americas; take back to Europe items from New World.
Church of England (English Reformation)
Was Catholic before Henry VIII.
Protestant was what he changed it to the Anglican Church.
The process of Reasoning could explain happenings in nature.
Newton - developed scientific theories for gravity and motion.
Rebirth of ideas from Greece and Rome.
Started in Florence, Italy (southern Italy) - b/c good trade location.
Printing Press (Gutenberg) used to spread ideas during the Renaissance and Reformation.
Napolean - FRANCE
First leader of newly created French Republic 1804 - ended royal (monarchy) rule.
Fought for Democratic government of the people.
Bolshevik Revolution: 1917
Workers revolt against the Czar Nicholas II
This takes over Russia and begin a social system under Vladimir Lenin