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Le. the ways in which Ficrnan culture, atc., stili mattered ier western Eurepeans even
aiter the fall at Empire
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Early 20th century had the appearance of high
Things are more accessible, fears are different like
the dark, now that there is electricity, ect.
And these get tied with the idea of progress and
This has been brewing for a
We dont look at America today and think of it
as the result of conquest.
We, in a teleological way, see America as a
And our thought of liberty, and the protection
of it from outside threats, like ENG, expedited
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Worst famines ever recorded.
Book written questions if the famines are
related to expansion of empires.
The conclusion he comes to is yes, but its
complicated. The author finds different ways
that empires and famines are connected by
Nationalism is the idea of a community among people.
It is created through teaching, propaganda and law.
This is where Bismarck is odd, he wants the left-wing for the
purposes of the right-wing.
The problem comes in determining who falls into
Due to the mechanization, ENG switching labour from the fabric
production & farming, means freeing labour & land. So now, a
lot of lower class workers now have no job. So, where do they
go? Vanishing peasant happening around the world, but it is
Despite the Enlightenment ideals that have spread all
around the Atlantic, most still have a narrow view of
equality, and some are more liberal. In the new
America there are already some splits in political
The French Enlightenmen
Were focusing on mostly the American,
French and Haitian revolutions, mostly
because they all revolved around the same
thing. They cannot really be separated from
Weve all been told of the American
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Difference from the Tropical areas and other places
are the difference in climate. Most European
animals and crops dont do well in Tropical areas.
Another differences are ideology. Intellectually,
Cotton and Colonies
The stuff that happens in the 19th century,
ex: Industrial Revolution, is because of
centuries of things building up to it.
The story of the Industrial Revolution usually is Eurocentric, starting in England and moving
Have versus have nots
o Russia and France vs. Germany and Austria
o Germany aspires to be world power not just European power which is
what threatens British
British considering imperial preference which will shut off
Britain and Britain
Weimar Germany and the rise of Hitler
Germanys troubled republic
Weimar republic= compromise to stall German revolution
The Weimar Republic and its enemies
Weitmar coalition: SPD, Center Party, DDP
o SPD= german democratic party- socialist party
The Birth of Nazi Germany
o Born in Austrian Empire in 1800s
o Father= low ranking bureaucrat who died young, Mother= spoiled him
high ambitions/ expectations for himself but doesnt have discipline
or direction needed
The Great Depression and the political crisis in the Weimar Republic
Great Depression (1929-2932)- all banks are in trouble so they cant have
loans= no money or credit access
o 1/3 of workers lost jobs
o More people supporting parties who promis
28 multiple choice questions- 3 bonus questions
2 12 point short answer
1. Reading guide ordinary men: 5 exam questions from this
a. Short answer: number 2- identify and explain 3 factors that are
major differences between the 2 massacres- between
According to Diamond, what are the major killers of humanity and where do they
come from? How did most victims of war die before World War II? What determined
the winners of past wars? What percentage of the pre-Columbian Indian population
was killed b
Considered the Soviets Vietnam. It is another proxy war, and costs a lot
of money and resources from the USSR.
This war has a lot to do with its geography being close to the USSR
but having Western ties and local issues.
Britain and USSR were s