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AP European History

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1. This was a playwright and a philosophe who said that the best that one could hope for in a government is a good monarch and he even often criticized the Catholic Church and government in his plays

2. This was planned by Georges Haussmann - who was assigned by Napoleon III - to provide employment - improved living conditions - and to show the glory of the French empire

3. A Nazi politician and president of the Reichstag

4. This was the new style of literature that focused on the daily lives and adventures of a common person. This style was a response to Romanticism's supernaturalism and over-emphasis on emotion

5. He was an architect who designed a hospital for orphans and foundlings set up by the silk-workers guild in Florence

6. Belgian king who ruthlessly exploited the natives on his African land for personal gain.

7. A catholic priest who called for a federation of existing states under the presidency of a progressive pope in Italy

8. This was the 'revolution' that replaced James II with William and Mary that also recognized the supremacy of the Parliament with minimum bloodshed

9. This was the physicist who said nothing can be known beyond all doubt

10. The new idea that revitalized the period of expansion and gathering of colonies

11. Britain gained this territory by slowly asserting influence and putting people in charge

12. This is the passage that many European explorers attempted but never succeeded to navigate to reach other nations more quickly

13. An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel - or impression - of the piece they were drawing

14. This was the group of people called by Louis XVI that would keep the king in check like the English Parliament

15. An artist who led the way into realism; his treatment of the human body and face replaced the formal stiffness and artificiality that had long characterized the representation of the human body

16. Composer of opera Wozzeck - atonal music with half spoken - half sung dialogue - violence and expression

17. He used light and dark imagery to illustrate different feelings and emotions

18. Khedive of Egypt - he was a westernizing autocrat and grandson of the first leader

19. The small government in Paris who wanted to resist the conservative leaders of France and tried to form their own government

20. French offensive that resulted in an almost mutiny by the French military

21. These were meeting places for philosophical discussion that were for the upper and middle class citizens who would talk about different doctrines

22. These were groups of secret revolutionary societies in Italy

23. A work that presents a revolutionary view of society and describes an ideal socialistic community on an island somewhere off the mainland of the New World. He created the name utopia as a good place which is no place

24. The French alliance between the smaller countries of Poland - Hungary - and Czechoslovakia.

25. Was an international Communist organization founded in Moscow in March 1919. The International intended to fight 'by all available means - including armed force - for the overthrow of the international bourgeoisie and for the creation of an internati

26. This was a short ottoman parliament designed to model the western model of an empire

27. Gained power through feeding off others - and promoting racist nationalist ideals. Gained control of the German Worker's Party - built his way up from there

28. Egyptian army general who stepped into power after the French left. He reformed the army - the land - and the communication of Egypt

29. This was the name of the military dictatorship that England took on during the reign of Oliver Cromwell

30. The Duke of Florence and the old ruler of the city-states of Italy

31. This was the work that suggested that socialists should combine with other progressive forces to win gradual evolutionary gains for workers through legislation - unions - and further economic development

32. The French idea of revenge for what Germany did in the Franco-Prussian war

33. These were conclusions reached by the philosophes against which debate was impossible

34. This man promoted the idea of sterilizing medical equipment before operating

35. An important canal to the British in Egypt

36. These were the two parties in the Parliament. The Whigs were mostly liberal and wanted change while the Tories wanted to keep the government as it was

37. Lenin's economy reform that re-established economic freedom in an attempt to build agriculture and industry

38. This was another leader in the Reformation who believed in a simple faith and a simple method of worship

39. This man was a Romantic painter

40. This was the Parliament after Oliver Cromwell dismissed the Cavaliers

41. This was the vast amount of ships sent by Phillip II to attack England because of the conflicts between Phillip II and Mary - Queen of Scots

42. People wanted Italian unity because it would unify Italy - and they wanted a different government. People did not want unification because it went against the church - there were very different areas in the north and the south - and because they want

43. The pact was an agreement to define the border between France and Germany - and in which Britain and Italy would gang up on the aggressor if the treaty was broken. The spirit was this feeling that war could be stopped again by peace talks that settle

44. Russia painter who 'turned away from nature' and focused on nonrepresentational - abstract art

45. This event happened to set laws for colonization and claiming land in Africa

46. A rebellion of traditionalist Chinese people who wanted to throw the foreigners out

47. Bismarck's idea of always preparing and waging war - and those things can only be done with war

48. This was the man who first said that the Americas were completely separate from Asia - thus the continent was named after him

49. This was the list of books that were prohibited by the papacy in order to stop more religious thinkers

50. This humanism philosophy interpreted Italian ideas about and attitudes toward classical antiquity - individualism - and humanism in terms of their own traditions