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What contribution did G. Mazzini make to Italian history
He worked at unifying the Italian peninsula into a country.
Be able to explain how alliances helped lead to a worldwide war in 1914....
...because it's one of your essay questions
To which country did Mazzini go when the Italian government exiled him.....
France
After living in France, Mazzini moved off the European continent to this country....
England
This group tried to organize Italians to unite into one country....
Young Italy
In 1852 this man wanted to combine his Sardinia with Italy...
Count di Cavour
It was a revolution in this country that inspired a revolution in Germany......
France
Before becoming the capital of Germany, Berlin was the capital of.....
Prussia
Name the German student who wrote so much about a unified Germany....
Carl Shurz
Otto von Bismarck favored a government baased on this....
powerful military strength
Which of these is credited with unifying Germany:
Carl Shurz
Count di Cavour
Otto von Bismarck
Franz Ferdinand
Otto von Bismarck
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was from....
Austria-Hungary
The year WWI began....
1914
The other name(s) for German submarines....
U-Boats or Unterseeboots
This British passenger liner was sunk by the Germans....
Lusitania
These countries were Allies or Central Powers...
England, FRance, Russia
Allies
Name the 2 most powerful Central Powers...
Germany and Austria-Hungary
It was this weapon that actually killed Franz Ferdinand....
pistol
This is the term for when countries agree to help each other in time of war....
alliance
The U.S. joined which side in WWI.....
Allies
This was the U.S. president at the time of WWI...
Woodrow Wilson
WWI soldiers fought much of the war in these....
trenches
Which of these weapons was not new to WWI:
airplane
tank
flame thrower
land mine
land mine
This term means an agreement to stop fighting....
armistice
True or False....after WWI the Austro-Hungarian empire was broken up....
True
This was the Fascist leader of Italy...
Benito Mussolini
Hilter rose to power by exploiting Germany's ____________ problems.
economic
Mussolini and Hitler came to power in these 2 decades....
1920's and 1930's
Hitler wanted to control:
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
All of Europe
All
Hitler was actually from this country...
Austria
Hitler's book..
Mein Kampf
England declared war on Germany after the invasion of....
Poland
Lightninig war....
Blitzkrieg
It was this group that Hitler mostly blamed for
Germany's problems...
Jews
Which of these countries did Hitler's Germany not conquer:
Switzerland
France
Berlgium
Netherlands
Switzerland
One of Hitler's big mistakes was his invasion of ......
Russia (Soviet Union)
Japan first attacked the U.S. at....
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
This organization was created to prevent war after WWI....
League of Nations
This organization was created after WWI to prevent further wars...
United Nations
Be able to describe the Nazi policy of genocide during WWII..
...because it's on the test
Hitler wanted to set aside this WWI Peace Treaty....
Treaty of Versailles
World War II started when Germany invaded:
Austria
Poland
Czechoslovakia
Poland
This body of water separates England from the European continent....
English Channel
Name the 2 legendary Russian generals who turned back the German invasion of Russia....
Generals January and February
This term means the planned killing of an entire group of people....
genocide
The names of the two opposing sides in WWII....
Axis Powers and Allied Powers
The 2 Japanese cities destroyed with U.S. atomic bombs...
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
This was the cause of Hitler's death....
suicide
Most of the fighting in WWII took place on these three continents...
Africa, Europe,Asia
Although the United Nations is located in New York City, the plans for it were drawn up in this American city....
San Francisco
After WWII, Germany was divided among 4 nations...name them
France, England, Soviet Union, United States
One of the main reasons the U.S. became an enemy of the Soviet Union was because of this type of government in the Soviet Union....
communism
Loyalty and devotion to one's country is called....
nationalism
Sardinia and Sicily both fall into this geographic category....
islands
In order for Allied forces to get from North Africa to Italy, they had to cross this sea....
Mediterranean
Count CamilloBenso di Cavour and Giuseppe Mazzini were both from this country....
Italy
In 1914, this was the capital of Bosnia....
Sarajevo
The Versailles Treaty blamed this country for starting WWI.....
Germany
Hitler led the Nazis, Mussolini led this group....
Fascists
The term for a Jewish house of worship.....
synagogue
The year WWII started, and the year it ended..
1939 and 1945