Social Science 2ºEvaluation

  • Triple Alliance

    Triple Alliance
    Italy joined the dual (France and Russia get nervous).
  • Alliance

    Franco-Russian Alliance against triple alliance.
  • Great Powers: the biggest empires

    Great Powers: the biggest empires
    Britain. Major powers: Germany, Britain, France, Russia, Austria-Hungary.
  • Reasons why some people said women shouldn’t have the vote in 1900

    Reasons why some people said women shouldn’t have the vote in 1900
    The big wide world was men’s business
    Women weren’t very rational so they wouldn’t be able to make big decisions
    Only a very few rich women owned houses or paid the rent
    If only rich women got the vote they’d most likely vote Conservative. The liberals didn’t like that idea.
  • People when they fell into poverty

    People when they fell into poverty
    The only option form many old people was the workhouse
  • Entente Cordiale

    Entente Cordiale
    Entente Cordiale (Britain and France)
  • General Election in 1906

    General Election in 1906
    In 1906 the Liberal Party won a landslide general election victory over the Conservatives
  • Triple Entente

    Triple Entente
    Triple Entente (Russia, Britain and France)
  • Things children under 16 weren’t allowed to do after the Children’s Charter

    Things children under 16 weren’t allowed to do after the Children’s Charter
    The Charter made it illegal for children younger than 16 to buy cigarettes, go into a pub or beg.
  • the popular name for Lloyd George’s 1909 budget

    the popular name for Lloyd George’s 1909 budget
    He proposed the tax increases in the 1909 budget. It was designed to tax the rich more heavily than the poor –so it became known as the People’s budget.
  • Agadir Crisis

    Agadir Crisis
    French troops sent to Fez to fight Moroccan rebels. Germany accused France of trying to take control over Morocco, and sent a warship (Panther), hoping to force France to give them the French Congo. Britain objected to the German action because they had a naval base nearby at Gibraltar (they sent warships to Agadir). Germany backed down and recognized French influence in Morocco (Germans felt anti-British)
  • National Insurance Act

    National Insurance Act
    The Act came in two parts: health insurance and unemployment benefit.
  • Balkan states started the Balkan League

    Balkan states started the Balkan League
    Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro formed the Balkan League and attacked the Ottoman Empire in 1912
  • Second Balkan War

    Second Balkan War
    1913 Bulgaria went to war with Greece and Serbia. Turkey and Romania joined the Greek and Serbian side and Bulgaria was soon defeated losing land to the four victors
  • Heir of the Austria-Hungarin throne.

    Heir of the Austria-Hungarin throne.
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the throne, and he went to Bosnia to help the loyalty of the Bosnian people to Austria-Hungary
  • major battles fought in 1914

    major battles fought in 1914
    Ypres, Mons, and the river Marne.
  • Rasons why the Russian offensive failed in 1914

    Rasons why the Russian offensive failed in 1914
  • New British commander in 1915, as substitute of Sir John French.

    New British commander in 1915, as substitute of Sir John French.
    Sir Douglas Haig.
  • Reasons why it’s hard to say who won the Battle of Jutland

    Reasons why it’s hard to say who won the Battle of Jutland
    The British lost 14 ships, and the Germans lost 11
    The British ships were more severely damaged
    The Germans left the battle first.
  • Allies in Palestine in 1917-18

    Allies in Palestine in 1917-18
    They beat the Turks at the Battle of Beersheva, and took Jerusalem. Then took Damascus, led by Sir Edmund Allenby, and finally British forces controlled the area
  • Bolshevik leaders of Russia signed a treaty with Germany

    Bolshevik leaders of Russia signed a treaty with Germany
    It was called Brest-Litovsk
  • Main points from the Versailles Treaty.

    Main points from the Versailles Treaty.
    Germany had to return land taken from France, Belgium, Poland and others
    German colonies in Africa were shared between Fr and Brit
    Germany had to pay reparations of £6600 million to compensate the Allies for the cost of the war.
  • Principles that guided the negotiators of the Versailles Treaty

    Principles that guided the negotiators of the Versailles Treaty
  • Treaty which followed Versailles

    St.Germain, Austria:
    Separated Austria from Hungary
    Stopped Austria joining with Germany
    Land taken away eg. Bosnia
    Made Austria disarm
    Created new countries
  • Treaty which followed Versailles

    Neully, Bulgaria:
    Lost some land
    Lost access to the sea
    Made Bulgaria disarm
  • Treaty which followed Versailles

    Trianon, Hungary:
    Land taken away eg. Croatia
    Made Hungary disarm
    Created new countries
  • Treaty which followed Versailles

    Sèvres, Turkey:
    Lost land – part of Turkey became new mandates eg. Syria
    Lost control of the Black Sea
  • International agreement

  • International agreement

  • Importance of the Corfu incident

    Importance of the Corfu incident
    Mussolini wanted both apologize and money compensation after the murder of Italian diplomat, invading the Greek island of Corfu. The League argued in favor of compensation. Finally, Mussolini received money and apologizes: the League was weak, very weak.
  • International agreement

  • Mussolini come to power

    Mussolini come to power
    He changed the voting rules, and in the next elections of 1924 the Fascists swept to power, beginning to change Italy into a dictatorship, ridding of other political parties and became the Head of State: Il Duce (the leader).
  • International agreement

  • International agreement

  • Germany was finally accepted into the League of Nations

    By 1926, Germany’s economy was stronger and had been accepted into the League of Nations.
  • International agreement

    International agreement
  • International agreement

  • What is Wall Street?

    What is Wall Street?
    Wall Street is the trade center for the USA (and the world)
    People selling shares=>prices dropped=>business collapsed and people ruined=>banks couldn’t keep value of shares artificially because no money=>banks failed=>government should not interfere.