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AP European History

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1. The idea that Britain could pacify Germany and make sure there was no war at any cost.

2. 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

3. The revolution of the unplanned overthrowing of the Tsarist government - and the government that followed the revolution.

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

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

6. This was the civil code put out by Napoleon that granted equality of all male citizens before the law and granted absolute security of wealth and private property. Napoleon also secured this by creating the Bank of France which loyally served the int

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

8. Document that announced the withdrawal of Russia from WWI

9. This was the man who dominated the reform movement in Scotland. He established the Presbyterian Church of Scotland so that ministers ran the church - not bishops

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

11. The American plan to loan money to Germany - who would pay their reparations to France and Britain - who would pay back their debt to America - which created a win-win for everyone - and made they people happy and thought that peace was possible

12. A Polish physicist who - with French husband Pierre - discovered radium emits subatomic particles

13. Fascist leader of the Spanish revolution - helped by Hitler and Mussolini

14. The area near Czechoslovakia that was mainly German ethnicity that Germany took.

15. A British politician who extended the vote to the rich middle class in order to broaden the political base of the conservative party

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

17. This was the Spanish equivalent to the Knights of the Round Table

18. This was the man who started the Jesuit movement to help people to find God around the world

19. This was the splitting up of Poland by Russia - Prussia - and Austria

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

21. 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

22. 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

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

24. This was the treaty that ended the War of Austrian Succession by giving the Prussians land - taking land away from Maria Theresa - but still allowing her to rule

25. This is the oath that the representatives of the third estate took when they swore that they would never disband until they had proper representation

26. Last Tsar of Russia - he involved the Russians in WWI

27. German-Jewish physicist that undermined Newtonian physics and developed theory of relativity

28. This event was where king Leopold of Belgium exploited Congo for his personal gain

29. This was the other common crime in which the members of the church would give positions to relatives

30. The philosophy of the liberal arts that emphasized human beings and their achievements

31. This dealt with skepticism - the government - and the role of reason in everyday life

32. This was the document that stated that if a ruler steps over its proper function to protect the natural rights of life - liberty - and property - than that ruler was a tyrant and must be overthrown

33. 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.

34. A local coulcil of politicians to deal with local problems in Russia

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

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

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

38. This was the name given to the Spanish explorers who would conquer the land they discovered and utilize the resources they found there for Spain

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

40. 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.

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

42. Aristocracy > Middle Class (Upper > Middle > Lower) > Working Classes (Labor Aristocracy > Semiskilled > Unskilled)

43. These were the 'radicals' in Reformation in which someone would choose if they wanted to be baptized

44. This work advocated breast feeding and natural dress and that boys' education should have plenty of fresh air and exercise and he said a women's nature was a life of marriage and child rearing

45. This was the man who created the theory of sovereignty in which a state becomes sovereign by claiming a monopoly over the instruments of justice

46. A Dutch expressionist who painted a 'moving visions in his mind's eye'

47. They fell behind in industrialization - in education - and in general compared to the west

48. This war was over the inheritance of the throne by Maria Theresa - for the Salic law prevented a woman from solely ruling the state

49. 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

50. The war lost 15 million lives and cost 196 billion in today's money