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a French queen, who was beheaded on the guillotine during the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette


a program by which the united States gave large amounts of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after the devastation of world war II.

Marshall Plan


the founder of Marxism, the fundamental theory of communism

Karl Marx


the expression used by the Nazis in Germany for the race they wanted to create , a pure race of white people suited to rule the world.

master race


a spy of the twentieth century who worked for both the French and the Germans during World War I.

Mata Hari


an autobiography written by Adolf Hitler, Hitler outlines his plan for the revival of Germany from the losses of World War I and blames Germany;s problems on capitalists, communists ,and Jews.

Mein Kampf


A Moslem dynasty that ruled India in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Moguls (Mughals)


Roman Catholic nun who received the Nobel Prize for peace in 1979 for her humanitarian work.

Mother Teresa


an agreement between Britain and Germany in 1938, under which Germany was allowed to extend its territory into parts of Czechoslovakia.

Munich Pact


An Italian general and dictator. Formed a fascist government in Italy in the 1920's

Benito Mussolini


crowned himself emperor in 1804. He conquered much of Europe but lost two-thirds of his army in a disastrous invasion of Russia. After his final loss to Britain at the Battle of Waterloo, he was exiled to the island of St. Helena in the south Atlantic Ocean.

Napoleon Bonaparte


A German political party led by Adolf Hitler



He defeated the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in the sea battle of Trafalgar

Admiral Horatio Nelson


a treaty made by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 that opened the way for both nations to invade and dismember Poland.

Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact


a name for the Americas, during the time of first exploration and colonization of the Americas by Europeans.

New World


An English nurse. Known for establishing a battlefield hospital for British soldiers

Florence Nightingale


The American and British invasion of France in World War II.

Invasion of Normandy


trials of Nazi leaders conducted after World War II. The allies tried twenty-two former officials.

Nuremberg Trials


the revolution in October 1917 in Russia that brought the Bolsheviks to power.

October Revolution


The eastern Hemisphere

Old world