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AP European History

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1. These were part of Wilson's plan to end WW1 conflict

2. An Artistic movement that focused on geometric shapes - complex lines - and overlapping planes.

3. One of the costliest battles in WWI - was mainly useless and just people died

4. Document that announced the withdrawal of Russia from WWI

5. A Swiss Protestant theologian who said people were sinful and that religious truth was made know to humans only through God's grace - and people just had to accept God as true and be obedient.

6. Served as the Prime Minister and dictator of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. He founded and led the Estado Novo ('New State') - the authoritarian - right-wing government that presided over and controlled Portugal from 1932 to 1974.

7. This stated that local government had some power - but that ultimate power rested in the hands of Bismarck and William

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

9. This war was began as a follow-up of the War of Austrian Succession when Prussia invaded Austria

10. This was the response to the Enlightenment in which they believed that not everything could be measured - because of the passion of emotion

11. This was the last of the wars that occurred over the religious differences in France - between the Catholics (Henry III of France and Henry of Guise) and Protestants (Henry IV)

12. A French socialist who thought there socialism would come from a general strike of all workers that would cripple the capitalist system. Thought that socialism was an improbable religion rather than accepted truth. Thought that the new socialist gove

13. 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

14. A man who helped to shed some light on the church's problems with hurting the people that follow the religion. He was seen as a radical and was not allowed to study John Wycliffe's publications yet was executed after he was tried for heresy

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

16. This man revolutionized the way to manufacture steel by making the process quicker and more efficient

17. These were the French Calvinists that were often persecuted until the Edict of Nantes

18. He was chief of the general staff during WWI for the Germans

19. This was the Pope that called the Council of Trent

20. This was the meeting between the Quadruple Alliance in order to formulate a peace agreement and to balance the victories of the Napoleonic wars

21. Austria invades Italy and the French come in to help the Italians. The Italians and the French are very successful and gain Lombardy.

22. This was what the early German Romantics called themselves

23. These were Mussolini's bullies who pushed socialist out of Northern Italy

24. Was a Hungarian Communist politician who ruled Hungary as leader of the short-lived Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919

25. This was the group of people that was important in converting Asians and Latin Americans to Catholicism which allowed for the mass spread of Christianity

26. The well off peasants who were starved or shipped to the gulags

27. One of the Bloodiest battles in the war - a fight to the death for Japanese soldiers - as the Americans were coming closer to Japan

28. This was the name that England took on after the civil war and the kingship was abolished

29. These decrees required the thirty-eight German member states to root out subversive ideas in the universities and newspapers an established a permanent committee with spies and informers to investigate and punish any liberal or radical organizations

30. This king of Prussia was the king who gave into Prussia's constitution

31. He was a major French Renaissance writer - doctor and humanist. He is regarded as an avant-garde writer of fantasy and satire

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

33. This was an artist who led the way for Renaissance masters from his David sculpture and his painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling

34. This bill gave representation to most people in England

35. A failed British offensive in Ottoman empire

36. French stockbroker turned painter - pioneered expressionist techniques and fled to South Pacific

37. This event showed that Germany was war hungry and turned the British onto the side of the French

38. 1/3 of European migrants came from British Isles; less that went to the US; most often a small peasant landowner/village craftsman; left because they were threatened by industrialization; many returned to their homelands

39. This man was one of the early and influential socialist thinkers who proclaimed the tremendous possibilities of industrial development

40. This was the way that many people were granted salvation. This was a common method of the church to gain power and money

41. A French painter who used a impressionism called 'super-realism -' capture overall impression of the thing they were painting

42. Some people thought that we should accept and learn from the people who were taking over our land - these being the modernists; and other thought that we should completely try to get rid of them - these people being the traditionalists

43. The Greeks revolted against the Ottomans for their independence - to which the Concert generally opposed to this

44. A Weimar (German) architectural school created by Walter Gropius which combined the fine arts and functionalism

45. This philosopher showed the overall attitude of the Enlightenment by saying 'have the courage to use your own understanding'

46. This was the alliance between Austria Prussia and Russia on the crusade against the ideas and politics of the dual revolution.

47. The British had a war with the Chinese to make sure they could sell their opium to china

48. This was the group that carried out the Reign of Terror

49. A movement to create a nation state of Slavic people

50. This was the man who created the spinning jenny which began the actual Industrial Revolution and the beginning of machines doing a man's work