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history of Europe

TermDefinition
allied powers won world war I made up of the US, Great Britain and France
central powers lost world war I made up of the Ottoman Empire, Germany and Austria-hungary
Czar Nicholas II this man was the last czar of Russia. The people disliked hi because he mistreats the poor, refused to withdraw Russian troops from WWI, and workers on bloody sunday
Bolsheviks (A.K.A the red army) this group of people over threw the provisional government after the czar left his throne They defeated the White Army and established a communist government. They were also called the Red Army.
Vladimir Lenin (Lenin) this man was the first dictator of the Soviet Union He brought communism to Russia.
Treaty of Versailles The treaty that ended WWI caused a severe economic depression in germany
Adolf hitler Nazi leader of Germany during WWII. He invaded Poland beginning the war
Allies won WWII the alliance made up of Great Britain, France, Soviet Union
Axis lost WWII the alliance made up of Germany, Italy and Japan
Economic depression Time period in German history when its economy collapsed causing the prices to inflated. It made the German money useless.
holocaust the mass murder of six million Jews
reunification This is when East and west Germany become a unified country again
cold war A time period in history from 1945-1990 when the us and soviet union threatened each other with nuclear war. they never actually used these weapons.
soviet union after WWII this nation controlled Eastern Europe, East Germany and East Berlin
communism A type of government where the government controls all land for the benefit of it people
Berlin wall this was built to separate East and West Berlin after WWI. The east side was communist.the wast side was democratic
USA and soviet union these two nations became the world super powers after WWII
judaism this major religion is a monotheistic religion that began in Southeast Asia. +Reads Torah + Abraham and Moses +the oldest of the three religion practiced in Europe
Christianity religion monotheistic,
monotheism the belief in one god
islam religion monotheistic, reads the Koran
abraham father of Christianity, Judaism and Islam
prine henry made navigation school
Columbus this explorer sailed for King Ferdinand queen is Isabella of spain
portugal this county sent explorers like to the tip of Africa
spain this county sent explorers like Cortes and pizarro
UK this county sent explorers like henry hudson to north america
France this country sent explorers like Jacques Cartier and Samuel de champlain
Silk road the name of the dangerous land trade route from Europe to Asia
imprerialism the time period in European history when Europe began colonizing Asia and Afica
miltarism Building up huge armies to protect an empire
alliances agreement made between countries for protection
industrialization the time period in European history when goods began being made by machines
Archduke Ferdinand this man was assassinated by Serbian nationalists beginning
nationalism Extreme pride in one's country
United kingdom this country had the largest empire in Europe at one time colonies in north america, south america, Asia, Afica and Austalia
Nazism (Fascism) A form of fascism, or extreme nationalistic government in Germany that resulted in dictatorship
Created by: beatriz ramirez