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AP European History

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1. French leader of the Vichy republic of France - which was essentially Nazi France. He is seen as a traitor to his people by some Frenchman.

2. This man believed that each age is characterized by a dominant set of ideas - which produces opposing ideas and a new synthesis

3. A desire for success abroad lead to this. It was a short war against Denmark to gain these providences

4. German who concocted the plan of 'France for breakfast - Russia for dinner'

5. This was the first French president as a result of the election after the Revolution of 1848

6. British military officer who incited the Arabs in Arabia to revolt against their Turkish lords

7. French military leader who assumed control of France and lead it out of the war successfully

8. The political mastermind behind all of Sardinia's unification plans - he succeeded in creating a Northern Italian nation state

9. This was the ruler of the Habsburgs that controlled the Catholic Church closely - granted religious toleration and civic rights to Protestants and Jews - and abolished serfdom

10. A Spanish artist - founder of Cubism - which focused on geometric shapes and overlapping planes

11. This was the meeting called by Pope Paul III that secured reconciliation with the Protestants

12. This was the first person to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the world

13. 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

14. This was the revolt that occurred in Germany where the peasants rebelled alongside the new Protestant thought. They were viciously quashed and the public appeal to the Reformation went substantially down

15. A railroad that went across Siberia

16. The plan that Germany would attack France quickly and then move towards Russia

17. An important invasion that lead to the removal of Mussolini from government - only to have him put back later

18. A determined reactionary Tsar who nevertheless sped forward with economic modernization

19. Young rebellious people in the Ottoman Empire who forced the Sultan to reform

20. A Jewish military captain in the French Army - he was falsely accused of treason - and his affair split France apart

21. This was the royal dynasty of Austria that ruled over a vast part of Central Europe while battling with the Turks over Hungary

22. 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

23. The immediate cause was the American using margin buying to buy shares of stock that they could not pay back - and forced a mass selloff of shares - which collapsed the stock market and the economy. The efforts to deal was the New Deal in America - a

24. This was the first explorer to round the Cape of Good Hope and sail into the Indian Ocean trade

25. This was the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler - Phillip V

26. Upper class and Conservatives did not want unification because they would have less power - but the rest of the people wanted it because of nationalism and German identity

27. The most important battle in the European part of the war - allies stormed beaches and made it through to the mainland - landing in France and moving towards Germany

28. The idea that we do know no anything for certain and all we know is possibilities - probabilities - and tendencies. Put forth by German physicist Heisenberg.

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

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

31. This was the Portuguese Prince that gave steadfast financial and moral support to the navigators

32. Given by the Provisional Government - this stripped the army officers of power - and placed it in hand of elected committees. This collapsed army discipline

33. A new principle of building design that focused on buildings being functional which means serving the purpose it was made for best

34. Mayor of Vienna whom Hitler idolized

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

36. An agrarian socialist who became prime minister. He refused to confiscate land holdings and felt that continuation of war was most important.

37. Leaders who violently rejected parliamentary restraint and liberal values - as well as exercised unprecedented control over masses and sought to mobilize them for war.

38. This was Austria's foreign minister who wanted a balance of power in an international equilibrium of political and military forces that would discourage aggression

39. France's first elected president by universal male suffrage - and developed strong nationalism like his cousin

40. A radical idealistic patriot who wanted a centralized democratic republic based on universal male suffrage and will of the people in Italy

41. He used her to gain politically and to gain money for sex and drugs. He was then 'assassinated' aka tried to be killed something like 8 times - then thrown in a river.

42. A king and leader of Prussia who was unable to unify Germany 'from above -' he was replaced by William I

43. This was given to Austria form Germany that guaranteed full military backing in any war

44. This was the Catholic king of England after Charles II that granted everyone religious freedom and even appointed Roman Catholics to positions in the army and government

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

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

47. This work of art shows the insignificance of the human and the supremacy of nature

48. This was the revolution as a result of whether the sovereignty would remain with the king or with the Parliament. Eventually - the kingship was abolished

49. This involved the beginning of using reason to solve problems in the community by using inductive and deductive reasoning

50. The Leader of Prussia who wanted military expansion - and hired Bismarck to further his goals