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New Imperialism

European nations seek economic and political control over Africa and Asia

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Four groups who advocated imperialism in the late 19th century

Industrialists, militarists, social Darwinists, and missionaries

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Industrialists Believed in imperialism because of

The search for new sources if raw materials and new markets do their goods

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Militarist advocated imperialism because of

The search for power and prestige

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Social Darwinists advocated imperialism because of

The belief that strong nations had natural right to rule weaker ones

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Missionaries advocated imperialism because of

The need for the spread of Christianity

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Most aggressive example of imperialism

The scramble for Africa

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Berlin conference

Established rules for dividing Africa

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Only countries to remain independent in the scramble for Africa

Liberia and Abyssinia or Ethiopia

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Consequences of new imperialism

Damaged native cultures, intensified European rivalries

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Purpose of the triple alliance

An attempt to isolate France from allies

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Triple alliance

Prussia, Austria-hungry, and Italy

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Triple entente

France Russia and Britain

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Balkan powder keg

Russia, Austria-Hungary and other European nations bring Europe to the brink of war

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First action in 1914 that sets Europe Ito a major war

The assassination of archduke Ferdinand

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Main 4 causes for WWI

Bismarck's network of alliances, William II's aggressive policies, the triple entente, and the Balkan powder keg

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Schlieffen plan

Would knock France out of war before Russia could mobilize forces

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Cause for the schlieffen plan

Germany was faced with a war with France on its western boarder and Russia on its eastern boarder

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The schlieffen plan led to

Trench warfare after its failure

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Trench warfare caused a

Long stalemate in WWI

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Propaganda in WWI

Controlled by news, led to hatred for enemy

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Role of women in WWI

Took place of men in factories, offices and shops

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Emmeline Pankhurst

Fought aggressively for women's suffrage

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During WWI Emmeline Pankhurst encouraged women to

Contribute to the war effort

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Best novel that represents senseless slaughter of WWI

All quiet on the western front by Erich Maria Remarque

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A provisional government of the 20th century was led by

Alexander Kerensky

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In April 1917 Lenin urged his followers to

Overthrow the provisional government

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Lenin denounced the idea of

Gradual reform

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Lenin believed that change came from

Class warfare

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Lenin's 3 key ideas included

Class conflict, non industrialized countries, and leadership in professional revolutionaries

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Lenin's slogan

"Peace, land and bread"

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Bolshevik revolution

Bolshevik's occupy government buildings, Lenin proclaims the establishment of a new Bolshevik government

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Treaty of Brest Litovsk

Russia loses a quarter of European territory and a third of its population