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63 Cards in this Set

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Alexander Graham Bell used an electrical wire to
send voices over long distances
Marconi's invention relied on the
dicovery of electromagnetic waves
The internal combustion engine led to the development of
the automobile
Louis Pasteur learned that heating liquids
prevented the frowth of bacteria
The release of energy by elements as they break down is
Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity stated that
no particle can travel faster than light
All of the following are social sciences EXCEPT
Ivan Paclov's discovery of the coditioned reflex showed that
Sigmund Freud's process of psychoanalysis was based on
his discovery of the unconscious
Reformers sycg as Jane Addams helped cities
offer social services to the poor
Growing populations in cities encourgaed
more forms of enterainment
The popularity of bicycles was the result of
mass production
Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony expressed the Romantic movement's appreciation of
Art about the problems of everyday life became known as
Renoir's and Monet's art both tried to capture
impressions more than reality
What was the greatest cause of city growth in Britain in the 1800s
Factory system
The Carbonari were a
pro-risorgimento secret society
The Kind of Sardinia, Victor Emmanuel II was an ideal choice for a unification leader because
he wanted to expand Sadinian territory
Unified Italy faced all of the following problems EXCEPT
religious divisions
German nationalism was inspired by
Napoleon's rule
Otto con Bismarck believed in the concept of a
powerful state
In the new German government, power belonged to the
Germany;s late industrialization was a benefit because
the undustry could use the advanced machinery developed elsewhere
To lessen the growing power or socialism, Bismarck
banned the public meeting of socialists
Bismarck resigned because
William II wanted absolute power
Czar Alexander II listened to public opinion and
freed the serfs
Russian radical groups
assassinated Alexander II
Repressice czarist policies let to
the formation of the Social Democratic Labor Party
Great Britain supported Turkish suppression of independence to
keep Russians out of the Mesiterranean
The Treaty of San Stefano gave self-rule to
control of the new Russia was won by
the Bolsheviks
AS nations tried to outlast each other, World War I became
a war attrition
Japan's move into China was met by
a condemnation
The International Brigades fought for
the Loyalists
The Axis Powers came together
to fight communism
To avoid war with Germany, Britain and France promised not to
interfere with German annexation of Czechoslovakia
Stalin signed a nonaggression pact with Germnay because
he and Hitler wanted to divide up eaastern Europ
The conquest of Norway and Denmark was important to Germany because they
provided access to the Atlantic Ocean
The Battle of Britain was fought mostly
in the air
Soviet armies fighting Germany benefited from
cold weather
Japan's attack on the islands of French Indochina
cut off British supply lines
Victory in the Balkans gace the Axis Power
access to Middle Eastern and Russian oil fields
According to Hitler's plan, eastern Europe would become living space for
the Aryan race
In the concentration camps, the people least likely to be executed were
the healthiest
All of the following helped Jews escape the Holocaust EXCEPT
Anne Frank
The "soft underbelly of the Axis" referred to
Italy and the Balkans
Victory against Japan came after
atomic bomb attacks on Japan
AS soviet leader, Khrushchev
denounced Stalinist repression and restrictions
SEATO was an
anti-commmunist organization
The Warsaw Pact was
the Eastern block mutual defense agreement
The European Economis Community agreed to
eliminate tariffs between member nations
The Marshall Plan intended to
help Europe's economic recovery
Yugoslavia was expelled from Cominform because it wanted to
resist Soviet domination
Nationalism became apparent in Canada when
Quebec tried to separate from Canada
The leaders at Potsdam agreed that Germany should
remain a single country
The Nurnberg trials resulted in
the Nazi Party being declared a criminal organization
Fear of invasion made the Soviets demand that
Eastern European nations become communist
Postwar West Germany became
The Cuban Missile Crisis was a
standoff between the U.S. and the Soviet Union
Because the Warsaw Pact troops outnumbered NATO troops, Nato increasingly used its newly invented
nuclear weapons as deterrents
As president of the Fifth Republis, Charles de Gaulle
freed Algeria
The United Nations' Security council was
made up of temporary and permanent members
Lyndon Johnson's Greaty Society was plan
of social reforms