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23 Cards in this Set

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Maximillien Robespierre
"Republic of Virtue." Justifies terror and shows support of democracy.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Random speeches. Rabble-rousing and provides historical context.
Edmund Burke
"Reflections on the Revolution in France." Conservative against revolutionaries/change.
Adam Smith
"The Division of Labor." Economic solutions, one being the division of labor (assembly line).
Karl Marx
"Communist Manifesto." Ideological call to arms for communists.
Otto Von Bismarck
"Blood and Iron speech." Using Prussian military to help unify Germany and also discussing Germany's history.
Ernst Renan
"What is a Nation?" Discusses nations vs. empires, with support for the spiritualism of the nation.
Emmeline Pankhurst
"Why We Are Militant." Suffrage for women and why it is needed now.
Charles Darwin
"The Origin of Species" and "The Descent of Man." Natural selection and evolution of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The Birth of Tragedy," "The Will to Power," and "The Antichrist." Man's drive for power and contempt for both democracy and socialism.
Sigmund Freud
"The Unconscious" and "Civilization and Its Discontents." The mind's unconscious and
Filippo Marinetti
"The Futurist Manifesto." Encourages violence and uprising.
Joseph Chamberlain
"The White Man's Burden." British duty to train the backwards Africans.
Karl Pearson
"Social Darwinism: Imperialism Justified by Nature." Strong advocate of Social Darwinism and conquering the less powerful (i.e. Africans).
John Hobson
"Imperialism." Criticized imperialism and promoted social equality.
Edmund Morel
"The Black Man's Burden." Left-winger who wanted to educate the public about atrocities in Africa.
Bal Tilak
Speech to the Indian National Congress. New Party spokesman who was against British rule.
Yamagata Aritomo
Military advisor who modernized Japan's army to keep it up to Western standards.
Stefan Zweig
"The World of Yesterday." Zweig recalls the scene in Vienna after the outbreak of WWI and the naivete of it all.
Erich Maria Remarque
"All Quiet on the Western Front." German who showed the tragedy of life in the trenches.
Wilfred Owen
"Disabled." Poet who was a WWI vet and wrote poems bemoaning the tragedies of war.
Naomi Loughnan
Wrote about the female contribution to the war effort.
William Blake
"Milton." Poet who did not like the scientific part of the Enlightenment.