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AP European History

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

2. They had a strong top government and they had a Reichstag - or the lower house of parliament

3. He 'used the west to catch up to the west' in Russia - by having foreigners build factories and making new transport lines.

4. This was the group that gave work to the unemployed

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

6. A document by the pope in which he denounced rationalism - socialism - religious liberty - and separation of the church and state.

7. This German Romantic poet influence Walter Scott

8. Some people thought that we should accept and learn from the people who were taking over our land - these being the modernists; and other thought that we should completely try to get rid of them - these people being the traditionalists

9. This was the empress of Russia who continued Peter's goal to Westernizing Russia - created a new law code - and greatly expanded Russia

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

11. A futile battle that resulted in millions dead

12. This was a man who helped Ignatius of Loyola to start the Jesuits. He also was famous for his number of missionaries he went on to promote Christianity

13. The acceptance of Stalin though propaganda

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

15. French offensive that resulted in an almost mutiny by the French military

16. 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

17. This man said that population would always grow faster than the food supply and the only hope of warding o war - famine - and disease was that young men and women had to limit the growth of population by marrying late

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

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

20. 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

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

22. This treaty ended the Seven Years' War

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

24. Russia painter who 'turned away from nature' and focused on nonrepresentational - abstract art

25. The two hundred year old Chinese dynast that was the last emperors of China

26. 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

27. Viennese founder of 12 tone music and turned back on conventional tones

28. An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel - or impression - of the piece they were drawing

29. The philosophical ideology that simply rejected the concerns of modern philosophy - like god and morality. Mainly started with Austrian philosopher Wittgenstein.

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

31. A night of violence and vandalism against Jews

32. 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

33. This was the man who supported and hid Luther after the Diet of Worms

34. A German physicist that speculated that there was no real certainty in where an electron was - and only tendencies. This broke down Newton's dependable laws to only probabilities.

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

36. An Artistic movement that focused on geometric shapes - complex lines - and overlapping planes.

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

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

39. 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

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

41. This was the famine that occurred in Ireland that killed of thousands of people because the main potato crop could not grow because of bad soil that year

42. This was the act passed by Charles VI that stated that Hapsburg possessions were never to be divided - in order to allow his daughter to be ruler

43. These decrees required the thirty-eight German member states to root out subversive ideas in the universities and newspapers an established a permanent committee with spies and informers to investigate and punish any liberal or radical organizations

44. Gained power through feeding off others - and promoting racist nationalist ideals. Gained control of the German Worker's Party - built his way up from there

45. This early Italian nationalist believed that doing labor for the principles of one's country is labor for humanity

46. 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

47. A last ditch attempt to beat the allies after the Germans defeated the Russians

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

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

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