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19 Cards in this Set

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series of treaties signed by seven nations in 1925
Locarno treaties
document almost every independent nation signed renouncing war
Kellogg-Briand Pact
Irish civilian army that carried on guerilla warfare against Britain
IRA (Irish Republican Army)
group of 4 former British colonies
Commonwealth of Nations
French socialist leader
Leon Blum
massive wall built between France and Germany
Maginot Line
a package of economic and social programs introduced by FDR
New Deal
reduction of armed forces and weapons
condition in which production of goods exceeds the demand for them
paying part of the cost of investment and borrowing the rest from brokers
margin buying
strike by workers in different industries at the same time
general strike
One of the troubles after the war was lack of strong leaders. Where were many of them?
What did the great stock market crash of 1929 result in?
the Great Depression
On what religious holiday did a group of Irish militants attempt a revolt against Britain?
What entity was formed with an agreement between Ireland and England, but rejected by the IRA?
Irish Free State
What former British colonies formed the British Commonwealth of Nations?
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa
With what country did France form an alliance to help keep Germany weak?
Soviet Union
What did people call the American fear of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia?
the Red Scare
Which American President was in office when the stock market crashed?
Herbert Hoover