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AP European History

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1. A Liberal British Prime Minister who gave concessions to various parties and ultimately introduced bills for Irish self-governance






2. The strains lead to millions of people dead - and many revolutions and restructuring






3. An agreement/conference that gave Germany the Sudetenland






4. These were the reasons of bad leadership - and lack of organized or effective army






5. This is the act in which Napoleon ended the Directory by ousting the Directors and disbanding the legislature. He then established a strong military dictatorship in place of the weak Directory






6. Danish religious philosopher who made a total religious commitment to a remote and majestic god - after rejecting formalistic religion






7. Unsuccessful uprising of sailors - soldiers - and civilians against Russian government (against Bolsheviks)






8. A Serbian nationalist in the Black hand who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand






9. The main leader of The Mountain and the man who ruled France after the First Revolution






10. Lenin's economy reform that re-established economic freedom in an attempt to build agriculture and industry






11. Mayor of Vienna whom Hitler idolized






12. This was the march by the women of Paris to the home of Marie Antoinette in order to demand action for the ridiculous raise in the price of bread






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






14. Belgian king who ruthlessly exploited the natives on his African land for personal gain.






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






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






17. This was the most famous and one of the first concrete reformer who began to reject some of the more obscure and selfish laws of the Catholic Church






18. A mindset that people of Jewish heritage were inferior to other races






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






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






21. (German for 'habitat' or literally 'living space') served as a major motivation for Nazi Germany's territorial aggression. In his book Mein Kampf - Adolf Hitler detailed his belief that the German people needed Lebensraum (for a Grossdeutschland - la






22. A policy in which US made formal annexation of China






23. Russia's lower house of politics






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






25. This work advocated economic and moral freedom of individuals from the state. This work is enormously influential to politics today






26. 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






27. A revisionist social who advocated the gradual gain of socialism and looked towards Darwin's doctrines as a measure for a change in socialism's tactics






28. The acceptance of Stalin though propaganda






29. These were the angry old cottage industry workers who lost their jobs and costumers to machines and as a result - they began to secretly destroy the machines






30. A movement to create a Jewish homeland in Palestine






31. The fiery mayor of Vienna who preached anti-Semitism and appealed to lower middle class






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






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






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






35. Life was hard - there was no improvement in the average standard of living - but unemployment was unknown and communism had real appeal






36. The western front became stalemated because it was full of trench warfare and needless death






37. This was a way of thinking that God exists - but does not intervene in daily life - for he already has a plan for the universe that cannot be altered






38. Britain gained this territory by slowly asserting influence and putting people in charge






39. Was the French political alliance that allied the Communists - the Socialists - and the Radicals together.






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






41. This rivalry developed because of the increasing naval race - and because Germany was becoming increasingly militaristic






42. This was the work by John Calvin that described to the world the ideology of John Calvin






43. The old leader of Austria in the years before WWI






44. This was the king that took the throne during the Restoration and peacefully had agreements with the Parliament until he made secret agreements with Louis XIV to relax the laws against the English Catholics and eventually a Catholic became the next k






45. He was totally focused on himself - double and tripled crossed - rose by gaining support of party






46. These people were the king and queen of England after the Glorious Revolution that recognized the supremacy of the English Parliament






47. This was the theory developed by Montesquieu that political power should not be divided and share by a variety of classes and legal estates holding unequal rights and privileges






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






49. The Japanese had a war with China and ended up gaining Korea - which they opened to trade; Japan became an imperialist power






50. This was the first publication of different essays about the culture and society of France which was put on the Index of Forbidden Books because it dealt with controversial issues