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Unit X

multiple choice

QuestionAnswer
Triple Alliance prior to WWI between... Germany, Italy, and Austria
empire that experienced the greatest degree of political instability caused by internal struggle of many nationalities before WWI Astro-Hungarian Empire
two countries that seemed least likely to ally between 1871 and 1914 were... France and Germany
contemporary observers predicted that a major war would begin in the Balkans since... the area was the scene of intense national feelings coupled with the break-up of crumbling empires
the national most responsible for the outbreak of the war according to SBF Austria-Hungary
Serbia's responsibility for the outbreak of the war according to SBF failure to act when it became aware of a plot to assassinate the Archduke
Great Britain's responsibility for the outbreak of the war according to SBF failure to be clear about its intentions
Germany's responsibility for the outbreak of the war according to SBF giving Austria-Hungary a "blank check" authorizing any action it wished to take against Serbia; it's invasion of Belgium; it's declaration of war on Russia;
By 1914, British colonization... touched north, south, east, and west Africa
the Open Door Policy allowed all nations to grade in China on equal terms
the Triple Alliance forged by Bismark consisted of the following countries: Germany, Austria, and Italy
response the German gov initially gave to Austro-Hungary after the assassination of the Archduke a "blank check"
(T/F) At the end of WWI, Czechoslovakia came into existence in Europe. true
(T/F) At the end of WWI, Yugoslavia came into existence in Europe. true
(T/F) At the end of WWI, Estonia came into existence in Europe. true
(T/F) At the end of WWI, Finland came into existence in Europe. true
(T/F) At the end of WWI, Serbia came into existence in Europe. false
The Balfour Declaration stated that... Britain viewed with favor the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine
immediate spark igniting WWI assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Italy entered WWI on the side of the Allies because... the Allies promised Italy territory controlled by Austria- including Trieste and Tyrol
During WWI, the belligerents utilized their contry's economic resources by... regimentation of the economy by government planning boards
a critical factor in the success of the March Revolution of 1917 the refusal of the Russian army to fire on strikers and demonstrators
Initially the soviets... allowed the provisional government to function without supporting it
(T/F) Shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks nationalized all land true
(T/F) Shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks put workers in charge of their factories true
(T/F) Shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks seized the banks and church property true
(T/F) Shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks sent more troops to fight Germany false
the most important reason for the Bolshevik seizure of power in November 1917 dedicated leadership able to exploit conditions
policies adopted by the Provisional Government after the March Revolution they granted civil rights and civil liberties despite the war effort
(T/F) Poland gained independence from Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution true
(T/F) Rumania gained independence from Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution false
(T/F) Estonia gained independence from Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution true
(T/F) Lithuania gained independence from Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution true
(T/F) Latvia gained independence from Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution true
Created by: yanghong1213