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Europe History Part

WWI-Cold War

Vladimir Lenin Leader of the Bolsheviks and first dictator of the Soviet Union
Czar Nicholas II Last czar of Russia that shot workers on Bloody Sunday
WWI Russia was losing during this war, and the people of Russia wanted out of this war.
Bolsheviks The Red Army led by Vladimir Lenin that overthrew the White Army and established the Soviet Union
communist Type of government in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe where the government controls the economy
Bloody Sunday In 1905 Palace guards shot down striking workers at the Winter Palace
Germany The country that is blamed for WWI
Depression A time in Germany when the economy collapsed because of hyperinflation
Holocaust The mass murder of 6 million Jews by the Nazis
Fascist Extremely nationalistic
Adolf Hitler Fascist dictator of Germany that began WWII and caused the Holocaust
WWII This war began when Hitler invaded Poland
Axis Powers Germany, Italy and Japan
Allied Powers UK, France, Soviet Union and USA
Western Germany, Western Europe and Western Berlin Democratic parts of Europe
Eastern Germany, Eastern Europe and East Berlin Communist parts of Europe
Soviet Union Used military aggression to make Eastern Europe communist
democracy a type of government where citizens can vote and they have rights
Berlin Capital city of Germany that was divided after WWII
Cold War A time period when the two super powers- US and USSR threatened each other with nuclear war.
Reunification When Germany became on united country again after the fall of the Berlin wall. It was difficult because the communist side was lagging behind economically and technologically.
Antisemitism A form of prejudice against Jewish people
Propaganda When you use various forms of media to support a cause whether it is true or just . Hitler used this to gain support.
Censorship When the government restricts certain forms of media such as film, song or books.
Soviet Bloc/Communist Bloc All of the countries of Eastern Europe that became communist after WWII and were controlled by the Soviet Union.
Super Powers USA and USSR (Soviet Union)
Created by: mgilmour



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