CH18 The Cold War and Other Conflicts
Soviet Union and U.S. became superpowers.
Communist government established in Poland, Rumania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia,
and eastern Germany.
U.S. and Western allies adopted policy of containment to stop further sprea
CH17 World War II
In 1920-1930s, Japan developed a long rang plan to acquire sources of raw materials
which called for conquering East Asia 1937 opened a full scale attack on China.
League of Nations condemned Japans aggression but no nation used
CH14 The Industrial Revolution
Machines began to do the work of individuals change first occurred in the textile
industry in England.
By 1730s suggested planting turnips on resting fields to make them fertile
and store them to provide food for farm anima
CH19 The Changing World
U.S. occupied Japan after WWII until new constitution and democratically elected
legislature was put into effect in 1947.
India & Pakistan in conflict & in 1990s both had tested atomic weapons.
1989 Chinese students protested in Be
CH16 World War
Europe stumbled into WWI (the Great War) in 1914 caused by
Imperialism and nationalism rise of Pan-Slavism and Pan-Germanism.
Militarism, international anarchy.
Entangling alliances Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy)
CH13 Political and Social Revolutions
*Revolutions in England James I and his son Charles I (members of
Stuart family) tension between him and Parliament disliked Puritans.
*Star Chamber created by Charles acted as judicial body.
*English Civil War Roundh
CH15 Nationalism and Imperialism
Nationalism strong feelings of pride, loyalty, and patriotism of your country.
Frankfurt Assembly attempted to unify Germany in 1848
Otto von Bismarck followed a policy called iron and blood trying to
unify unification b
CH12 Europe: Renaissance, Exploration, and Reformation
*Renaissance is a French word that means rebirth spirit started in Italy.
*ITALY collection of independent city states at war with each other; great
wealth and prosperity existed; wealthy patrons enco