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Made Canada a self governing commonwealth

British North America act

2

Began on November 25, 1917

Bolshevik Revolution

3

Adopted on July 4, 1776

Declaration of Independence

4

Began in 1789

French Revolution

5

Name of the secret police organization created by Lenin

Cheka

6

Now celebrated on Veterans Day in the US

Armistice Day

7

Gave the US control over Cuba and the Philippines

Spanish American War

8

Country NOT represented by the Big Four at the Versailles Peace Conference

Germany

9

French word which refers to the middle class

Bourgeoisie

10

Where Napoleon met his final defeat

Battle of Waterloo

11

Colonized by the butch farmers known as boers

South Africa

12

Largest British offensive in the east during WW1

Gallipoli Campaign

13

First commercial broadcasting station to go on the air

KDKA

14

first permanent French settle meant in the North America

Quebec

15

Uprising of native Indian soldiers against the British East India company

Sepoy rebellion

16

Forced the German fleet to return to its home ports and remain there for the duration of the war

Battle of Jutland

17

Seceded James the first as ruler of England

Charles I

18

wrote the Gulag Archipelago

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

19

Called the father of New France

Samuel de Champlain

20

Developed the theory of relativity

Alber Einstein

21

Invented the assembly line process

Henry Ford

22

King executed during the French Revolution

Louis the 16th

23

Editor of the encyclopedia

Denis Diderot

24

King who said after me the deluge

Louis the 15th

25

Came to the English throne by the glorious Revolution

William the third

26

Close friend of Karl Marx who co-authored the communist manifesto

Frederich Engels

27

Introduce the idea of dialectical reasoning

GWF Hegel

28

Formed the Soviet Union in 1922

Vladimir Lenin

29

Father of nuclear science

Ernest Rutherford

30

Created the modern nursing profession

Florence Nightingale

31

Britain's longest reigning monarch until now

Victoria

32

Invented the first practical steamship

Robert Fulton

33

Developed the germ theory of disease

Louis Pasteur

34

Invented the spinning mule

Samuel Crumpton

35

His death caused the beginning of World War I

Archduke Ferdinand

36

To American army doctors who work to eliminate yellow fever

Walter Reed and William Gorgas

37

Establish the Moravian settlement of Herrnhut

Count Von Zinzendorf

38

French Minister of finance

Jean Baptiste

39

Defeated Napoleon at Waterloo

Duke of Wilmington

40

Invented the minor safety lamp

Sir Humphrey Davy

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Russian Empress who embraced western ideas

Catherine the great

42

Supreme commander of central tower forces

Paul von Hindenburg

43

First Russian czar

Ivan the terrible

44

Responsible for the reign of terror

Maximilian Robespierre

45

American ace pilot

Eddie Rickenbacker

46

Designed the dirigible

Ferdinand Von zeppelin

47

Found the London police force

Robert peel

48

Father of French romanticism

Jean Jaques Rousseau

49

Made the first successful airplane flight

Wilbur Wright

50

Missionary to Africa

David living stone

51

Most famous evangelist of the great awakening

George Whitefield

52

Missionary to India

Amy Carmichael

53

Prime Minister known as the great old man

William Gladstone

54

best remembered agricultural scientist in America

George Washington Carver

55

Founded the Fabian society

George Bernard Shaw

56

Let Arab revolts against Turkish room in the Arabian Peninsula

TE Lawrence

57

American pastor preached sinners in the hands of an angry God

Jonathan Edwards

58

Invented the seed drill

Jethro Tull

59

Taught philosophy of idealism

Immanuel Kant

60

Theorized that a mosquito carries yellow fever

Carlos Finley

61

English philosopher who promoted empiricism

John Locke

62

Napoleon's second wife

Marie Louise

63

Worlds greatest naval hero

Lord Nelson

64

President of the United States during World War I

Woodrow Wilson

65

French field marshal

Ferdinand Foch

66

Commander of the American expeditionary force

John J Pershing

67

Develop the quantum
theory of matter and energy

Max Planck

68

What did Stalin's five-year plan include?

Collectivization of agriculture, build up of state controlled industry and control of economy by Communist leaders

69

What three countries formed the triple entente

Russia Great Britain and France

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Ended with the treaty of who Utracht

War Spanish succession