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In WWI, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other.
king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
Austrian journalist and founder of the Zionist movement urging the creation of a Jewish national homeland in Palestine.
British document that promised land in Palestine as homeland for Jews in exchange for Jews help in WWI
Led by Vladimir Lenin it was the Russian communist party that took over the Russian goverment during WWI
Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
28th president of the united states, known for world war i leadership, created federal reserve, federal trade commission, clayton antitrust act, progressive income tax, lower tariffs, women's suffrage (reluctantly), treaty of versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, league of nations.
The war aims outlined by President Wilson in 1918, which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for self-determination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
League of Nations
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
Treat of Versailles
Policy proclaimed by Vladimir Lenin in 1924 to encourage the revival of the Soviet economy by allowing small private enterprises. Joseph Stalin ended the N.E.P. in 1928 and replaced it with a series of Five-Year Plans. (See also Lenin, Vladimir.)
New Economic policy
Chinese nationalist revolutionary, founder and leader of the Guomindang until his death. He attempted to create a liberal democratic political movement in China but was thwarted by military leaders.
Nationalist political party founded on democratic principles by Sun Yat-sen in 1912. After 1925, the party was headed by Chiang Kai-shek, who turned it into an increasingly authoritarian movement
General and leader of Nationalist China after 1925. Although he succeeded Sun Yat-sen as head of the Guomindang, he became a military dictator whose major goal was to crush the communist movement led by Mao Zedong.
Allocation of former German colonies and Ottoman possessions to the victorious powers after World War I, to be administered under League of Nations supervision.
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
American leader of the movement to legalize birth control during the early 1900's. As a nurse in the poor sections of New York City, she had seen the suffering caused by unwanted pregnancy. Founded the first birth control clinic in the U.S. and the American Birth Control League, which later became Planned Parenthood
German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947)
first people to fly a powered airplane in sustained, controlled flight.
Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity
group of revolutionary and nationalistic turks who revolted against ottoman empire in 1908 attempting to make reforms and then sided with the central powers in wwi
one of the most critical battles in world war i on the western front, fought between the german and french. resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths, million wounded. it was the longest battle and one of the bloodiest in world war i
Battle of Verdun
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