Exam 2 - Exam 2 Review Sheet History 2301-006 and 009...

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Exam 2 Review Sheet History 2301-006 and 009 Instructor Chris Trobridge Bolshevik Revolution- The October Revolution overthrew the Russian Provisional Government and gave the power to the Soviets dominated by Bolsheviks . It was followed by the Russian Civil War (1917–1922) and the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922. Treaty of Versailles- was a peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Associated Powers and Germany . It was signed exactly 5 years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand , one of the events that triggered the start of the war. League of Nations- goals included disarmament , preventing war through collective security , settling disputes between countries through negotiation , diplomacy and improving global welfare . Washington Naval Conference- was a diplomatic conference, called by the administration of President Warren G. Harding and held in Washington, D.C. from 12 November 1921 to 6 February 1922 . Conducted outside the auspices of the League of Nations , it was attended by nine nations having interests in the Pacific Ocean and East Asia . Soviet Russia was not invited to the conference. It was the first international conference held in the United States and the first disarmament conference in history, and is studied by political scientists as a model for a successful disarmament movement. Kellog-Briand Pact- n its original form, the Pact of Paris was a renunciation of war between France and the US. However, Frank B. Kellogg, then U.S. Secretary of State , wanted to avoid any involvement in another European war; Kellogg thus responded with a proposal for a multilateral pact against war open for all nations to become signatories. Treaty of Brest-Litovsky- While the treaty was practically obsolete before the end of the year, it gave some relief to Bolsheviks waging the civil war in all directions and contributed to or affirmed the independence of Finland , Estonia , Latvia , Ukraine , Lithuania and Poland . Office of Scientific Research and Development- an agency of the United States federal government created to coordinate scientific research for military purposes during World War II . Navajo Code Talkers- Native American Marines serving in the United States Armed Forces who primarily transmitted secret tactical messages. The Code Talkers transmitted these messages over military telephone or radio communications nets using formal or informally developed codes built upon their native languages . Bracero Program- was a temporary contract labor program initiated by an August 1942 exchange of diplomatic notes between the United States and Mexico . Zoot Suit Riots- series of riots that erupted in Los Angeles , California during World War II , between sailors and soldiers stationed in the city and Mexican American youths, who were recognizable by the zoot suits they favored. Tuskegee Airmen- was the popular name of a group of
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HIST 2301 taught by Professor Trobridge during the Fall '07 term at Texas Tech.

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Exam 2 - Exam 2 Review Sheet History 2301-006 and 009...

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