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AP European History

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

2. This was the group of people in the National Assembly that met to discuss the political questions of the day

3. This was the first man to isolate a bacterium and a virus and as a result h could create new vaccines for the disease

4. This German - along with his partner Hindenburg - essentially ran Germany during the end of the war

5. Last tsar of Russia - he went to the frontlines in WWI to try to rally the troops - but was forced to abdicate after his wife made horrible decisions under the influence of Rasputin.

6. This act made it illegal to meet with a group of more than fifty people

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

8. This was a Romantic writer who wrote prose and poetry

9. German architect who broke form previous design with light - airy - bright buildings of glass and iron

10. Felt that Aryan white people were most superior - Scandinavian were 2nd best - French were 3rd - and the slavs - jews - and pretty much the rest were the worst

11. The artist shows the ideal for female beauty in the Renaissance in this work slender - pale skin - a high forehead - red-blond hair - and sloping shoulders

12. Cavour's plan was to first modernize the econ - and model it off of Britain - then modernize the military - with lots of railroads to move the troops around to country

13. These were people who migrated to new lands - but then came back to either farm - or to stay

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

15. 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

16. Great British prime minister who advocated peace and a policy of appeasement

17. The three party system that makes sure that both the conservative and the labor party don't get too radical.

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

19. German chancellor who hoped for WWI to happen - but without Britain

20. Russia's lower house of politics

21. This was the man who discovered Americas while originally looking for a faster and all-sea route to the East but instead landed in the West Indies.

22. 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)

23. 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

24. British writer who wrote of 'the white man's burden' and justified imperialism

25. The political party with whom the Provisional Government had to share power with

26. A plan in British parliament that increased spending on social services

27. Member of the Liberal party in Great Britain who helped raise taxes on the rich - and reform in general

28. The forced famine of Ukraine by Stalin over not producing enough grain

29. This massive victory by the French caused Russia and the Austrians to suspend their support against France

30. The cause was people wanted to present a petition to the Tsar - the action was people getting shot - the effect was people disliking the Tsar and turning on him

31. Hitler used this to launch his dictatorship and used this to give him power. It was a fire of a capital building

32. The political idea that applied the total war concept on a civil conflict

33. This theory stated that animals could evolve from other animals in order to adapt to their environments. This theory was not widely accepted for it could possibly account for humans which would defeat the whole purpose of creationism

34. This was the man who first theorized that the celestial bodies all revolved around a fixed sun

35. The two rival communists groups. One weree true revolutionary Marxists - and the other were revisionist socialists.

36. Pope who denounced unification and published the Syllabus of Errors

37. Was the authoritarian ruler of the Second Polish Republic. From mid-World War I he was a major influence in Poland's politics - and an important figure on the broader European political scene. He is considered largely responsible for Poland regaining

38. This scientist formulated the experimental method and using this - came up with the law of inertia - among several discoveries related to the moon

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

40. War was seen as a good thing because it would cover up all of the problems that every country involved had going on at home

41. A Russian Tsar who implemented rapid social change and general modernization of Russia.

42. This movement said that all men and women who sought salvation might be saved - giving the people a message of hope

43. Austrian born Dictator of Germany - implement Fascism and caused WWII and Holocoust.

44. This man believed that the moral worth of an action is determined by its contribution to happiness as summed among all persons

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

46. This was the treaty that ended the War of the Spanish Succession

47. The old Tsarist secret police

48. French poet and critic that spoke of a 'crisis of the mind -' and 'a dark future for Europe'

49. This was the work that started the tabula rasa theory where the human mind is blank until it is filled with experiences that allow a person to think differently

50. This was the effort to completely involve every person and aspect of the economy into the war