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AP European History

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1. The opposition to the Bolsheviks and the Red army after the October rebellion and the Russian Revolution

2. 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

3. Was an Austrian philosopher and a logical empiricist who argued in Essay on Logical Philosophy that great philosophical questions like god freedom and morality were 'quite literally senseless.'

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

5. This was caused by the strictness and the incompetence of the Catholic Church.

6. He wanted to declare the superiority of Aryan race - create more living space for them - and make himself eternal supreme dictator for life

7. A Freudian physiological idea that if you did not get over loving your parent of the opposite sex - you would have this complex where you hated your other parent and have issues with parental relations.

8. The largest political party in Sweden - who pushed for social reform legislation - and drew support from community and socialist and capitalist working together.

9. War preparations were unstoppable because once you started to prepare - you knew that your enemies were doing the same - and you could not stop - because if you did - your enemies could attack you

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

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

12. 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

13. This was the ruling class of Russia after the Cossack Rebellion

14. An important battle in the Asian part of the war - the Americans sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers

15. This was the man who planned the reconstruction of Paris

16. These were the two sides of the English civil war. The Roundheads were the Puritan supporters of the Parliament and the Cavaliers were the supporters of Charles I

17. A French philosophy professor who said that personal experiences and intuition were more important than rational thought and thinking

18. Opponent of Tsarist Russia - began to immerse himself in Marxian socialist ideas as a law student. He then went on to form the Bolsheviks - and tried to start a revolution in July 1917. It failed - he went into hiding - but regrouped in Petrograd - w

19. The old Tsarist secret police

20. This was the reaction to the despotism after the Second Revolution which led to the establishment of the five-man executive that supported the French military which was not popular with the French people

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

22. This was the new feeling of pride for one's country after the Napoleonic era

23. A railroad that went across Siberia

24. This was an influential French writer who wrote about naturalism and was often criticized

25. This was the period in France where Robespierre ruled and used revolutionary terror to solidify the home front. He tried rebels and they were all judged severely and most were executed

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

27. The final straw for the Japanese - resulting in millions of civilian and military death. Little Boy and Fat Man were used here. These flew on the plane 'The Enola Gay'

28. This was the czar of Russia that Westernized Russia and built up a massive Russian army. He also was interested in building grand cities like those in Western Europe

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

30. This was a replacement of the Japanese government with the emperor - done so by samurai

31. A short political treatise about political power how the ruler should gain - maintain - and increase it. Machiavelli explores the problems of human nature and concludes that human beings are selfish and out to advance their own interests

32. 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.

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

34. Last Tsarist of Russia - had a son who was a hemophiliac - and was put under the influence of Rasputin - where he exploited her. Ended up causing the collapse of the Tsars

35. A secret agreement between the Germans and the Russians that said that they would not attack each other

36. This said that ordinary Germans not only knew about - but also supported - the Holocaust because of a unique and virulent 'eliminationist' anti-Semitism in the German identity - which had developed in the preceding centuries

37. These were groups of secret revolutionary societies in Italy

38. This man's work was extremely influential for the Romantic Movement

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

40. This war showed that the Russian were way behind the rest of the world - and needed reform.

41. The members of the Grand alliance were America - Britain - and the Soviet Union; their goals were to Smash the aggressors - Europe first - then Asia

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

43. This man both helped to lead the first national union in England and advocated the use of children in factories

44. The so called 'father of the Turks -' he founded what is now known as Turkey and defended against British attack

45. Man who created the printing press and changed the production and reading of books

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

47. A battle between Muslim warriors and British machine gunners - a bloody massacre

48. This was a man who believed that Christian life rested on the Scriptures and a prominent leader in the Swiss Reformation. He went on to attack indulgences - the Mass - the institution of monasticism - and clerical celibacy

49. The strip of Poland that the Germans wanted to take - specifically Danzig

50. This astronomer stated that the orbits of planets around the sun were elliptical - the planets do not orbit at a constant speed - and that an orbit is related to its distance from the sun