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Causes of WWI

Nationalism, Mitirarism, Imperialism, and the Alliance System

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Georges Clemenceau

French prime minister, wanted Germany to pay

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Woodrow Wilson

Had a 14 point plan for peace. In the end, he pushed the league of nations only

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David Lloyd George

Wanted to make Germany pay but he wanted justice, not revenge

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Main points of the Treaty of Versailles

Germany accepted the war guilt clause, would pay war reparations, disarm to an army of 100,000 and out of the rhinelands, and lose territory

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Czar Nicholas II

Last czar of Russia, deposed in 1917. He and his family were executed by bolsheviks in 1918

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Tsarina Alexandria

Nicholas' wife. Her son Alexis was sickly, so she embraced Rasputin's alternative medicine

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Gregory Rasputin

Was kind of a whore. He helped Alexis and became a member of the royal entourage. It took several attempts to murder him in 1916.

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Sergei Whitte

Supported capitalism and wanted to stay out of WWI. Died of a brain tumor.

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Peter Stolypin

Minister of the Interior. Tried to stop political unrest after the 1905 revolution

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Vladimir Lenin

Professional revolutionary, led a 3 year civil war starting in 1917 where the Bolsheviks assumed control of Russia. Died in1924

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Leon Trotsky

Built up the Red army in the revolution. Thrown out of the party in 1927, settled in Mexico, and was assassinated in 1940

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What does Nazi stand for?

National German Socialist German Worker's Party, founded in 1920

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When was Hitler first put in jail?

1923, for attempted overthrowing the Bavarian government

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What was Mein Kampf?

The book that outlined his plans, while he was in jail

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When was the Hitler Youth formed?

1926

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When did the Nazi's establish total control?

1933

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When was the Luftwaffe formed?

1935

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Jacob Riis

Pioneer photojournalist, wrote "The Problem of the Children" about wayward children in New York City living in poverty and away from school

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Rudyard Kippling

Wrote "The White Man's Burden," about civilizing the africans

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Edward D. Morel

Wrote "The Black Man's Burden" about how their way of life was impacted by the white man. basically about their opression

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Wilfred Owen

Wrote "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Disabled" basically about how bad the war was.

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Emma Goldman

An anarchist who was considered dangerous and was deported back to Russia. There, she supported the Bolshevik revolution but then wrote about her disillusionment.

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What got America into WWI?

The sinking of the Lusitania

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What was the Zimmerman telegraph?

Germany telling Mexico to attack America, possibly fake

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King Leopold Ghosts

Talking about King Leopold of the Kongo and what he was doing in the congo; pretty much his abuses

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Bloody Sunday

Putting down the dress reharsal revolution

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What led hitler to come to power?

The depression

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How did the world get involved with the depression?

The US was a creditor nation

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What was Moussolini's goal?

Bring back the roman empire

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What did Moussolini becoome to Hitler?

A puppet

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What is facism?

Strong military, anti individualist. Eventually, things will be so well that we don't need government

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What did Hitler feel that gained attention?

Jews and Bolcheviks were responsible for political/economic issues