Joseph Stalin is the most important
person in world history because he led
the Soviet Union into rapid economic
development, played a key role in
defeating the Nazis, and expanded
communism throughout Eastern Europe
Ch 34-40 Terms and Timeline
Ch 34 Timeline:
page 952: Nicholas II (1868-1918): Tsar of Russia.
Significance: He ordered mobilization against Germany.
page 956: Helmuth Karl von Moltke (1800-1891): The former chief of the Prussian General
Tsar of Russia from May 7, 1682 to Feb. 8, 1725
Birth: June 9, 1672 Moscow, Russia
Death: Feb. 8, 1725
modernized Russian military and created Russian navy
Westernized his nobles and ordered them to stud
600ce - 1400ce
Xuangzang, Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta
A devoted Chinese Buddhist monk who visited the Buddhist temples in India and translated Buddhist
treatises into Chinese.
Significance: Xuangzang traveled 350 yea
Terms and Timeline Ch. 29-33
Ch 29 Timeline:
page 783: John Locke (1632-1704): An English philosopher.
Significance: He wrote Second Treatise of Civil Government stating that government arose
when people decided to work together.
page 783: Voltaire (1694-