Collab. Final Exam Review Powerpoint Please use these with the idea that they are student generated and may be missing some information. Use they and ask yourself the following question, “Is all the information that I need here and correct?”. 1) Leader of Young Italy.
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Final Exam Review Powerpoint
Please use these with the idea that they are student generated and may be missing some information. Use they and ask yourself the following question, “Is all the information that I need here and correct?”
Franz Ferdinand was the archduke of Austria, and was assassinated on the way to a speech.
Between the US and France in 1928 to denounce war as a means of settling disputes. It was eventually signed by all nations of the world; however, it was poorly enforced.
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Wilson’s 14 points was a Peace plan made by Wilson which guided the making of the Treaty of Versailles.
Germany invaded Belgium
Militarism and Nationalism
The nationalistic feelings of the people in the Balkan region of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Serbia, Bosnia, etc.) gave the region the nickname of the "Powder Keg of Europe."
The length of the front in the east was much longer than in the west. While World War I on the Western Front developed into trench warfare, the battle lines on the Eastern Front were much more fluid and trenches never truly developed.
Fascism- Aggressive nationalism
Treaty of Versailles- Japan was mad because they weren’t treated like equals, and Germany was completely screwed because she lost all her colonies and had to pay reparations.
Appeasement- They gave Hitler a little bit of land to make him happy and avoid war, however Hitler is a greedy bastard and wanted more land so he took more, by force.
Germany = Totalitarian
Italy = Totalitarian
Japan = Military
Russia = Communist
Communism- a socioeconomic structure and political ideology that promotes the establishment of an egalitarian, classless, stateless society based on common ownership and control of the means of production and property in general is a socioeconomic structure and political ideology that promotes the establishment of an egalitarian, classless, stateless society based on common ownership and control of the means of production and property in general
After Lenin s death in 1924, Joseph Stalin quickly gained control of the Communist party and the oppressive reforms started by Lenin were continued and at length became completely totalitarian. Stalin was able to attain control as a result of a multitude of reasons. He was not, however, Lenin s choice for a successor. Lenin believed that Trotsky was the best suitable to take the Communist party to the next level. Trotsky was not all that popular among party members though and Stalin was in a position as Gen Sek, or General Secretary, to place his people in powerful positions throughout the party. Also, Stalin worked extremely hard at achieving power whereas Trotsky was rather lazy. Because of these reasons along with Stalin s zero tolerance attitude towards everyone, he was able to seize control.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 - January 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II.
As President, Truman made some of the most crucial decisions in history. Soon after V-E Day, the war against Japan had reached its final stage. An urgent plea to Japan to surrender was rejected. Truman, after consultations with his advisers, ordered atomic bombs dropped on cities devoted to war work. Two were Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese surrender quickly followed.
The Manhattan Project was the codename for a project conducted during World War II, primarily by the United States, to develop the first atomic bomb.
Hitler’s plan was to exterminate as many Jews, if not all, possible. He thought they were not German and just a waste of food.
Hitler wanted to get the wheat and fuel from the area near the border of Poland and Russia. Russia was also a threat to Germany.
Allowed the US to international responsibilities as the leader the Western world. Because of this, Greece was able to win against communist forces and block it from the eastern Mediterranean
United States said they would take their missiles out of Turkey if Soviets said they would take theirs out of Cuba.
He was Secretary-General (later President) of the Communist Party (League of Communists) of Yugoslavia (1939–80), and went on to lead the WWII Yugoslav resistance movement, the Yugoslav Partisans (1941–45).
(officially, the Southeast Asia
Resolution, Public Law 88-408)
was a joint resolution of the
United States Congress passed
on August 7, 1964 in response
to two alleged minor naval
skirmishes off the coast of
North Vietnam between U.S.
destroyers and Vietnamese
torpedo ships from the North
The leader of China in this time period was Mao Zedong. He created multiple economic plans to help China like the First Five Year Plan, The Great Leap Forward, and The Cultural Revolution.
4 modernizations: allows some capitalism, changed agriculture, industrial, scientific, and defense.