Unit 5 Mueggenborg

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    Unit 5

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    A major war in Europe that involved all of the world's powers. Allied powers vs the axis powers Technological advances made it a very bloody war, with over 9 million deaths. Ended in an Allied victory with the Paris Peace Confrence. Expanded like a domino effect.
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    A revolutinary who belived in non violence.he used hes teachings to lead to a non violent revolution in india.
  • Russian revolution

    The collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In the second revolution the Provisional Government was removed and replaced with a Bolshevik (Communist) government
  • Wilsons 14 point plan

    Plan that suggested to end WWl and cause peace in the european states. was not put into action put thought that it could lead to the preventions of WW2.
  • treaty of versailles

    treaty that ended in world war one. was singed in versailles, France in the palace of versailles. This treaty caused germany to pay many fines and this would lead to WW2
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    League of nations

    Similar to the UN but did not have all of the major powers. Began right after WWl and ended right after WW2.Made to keep peace.
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    Chinese Civil war

    civil war fought between the Kuomintang Chinese Nationalist Party, the governing party of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China for the control of China which eventually led to China's division into two Chinas, Republic of China and People's Republic of China.
  • Stalins 5 year plan

    started in 1921, it was a series of nation-wide centralized exercises in rapid economic development in the Soviet Union. The plans were developed by a state planning committee based on the Theory of Productive Forces that was part of the general guidelines of the Communist Party for economic development.
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    Great Depression

    Worst economic crisis in the history of the world. sudden drop in americas economy led to deaths and losses of jobs causing a huge increase in poverty. ended by WW2
  • hitler comes to power

    Hitler causes false hope in the german society causing them to vote for him and he becomes germanys dictator.
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    War between the allies and axis power. axis power led by germany. cause of war was germanys desire to rule all of europe and there massacre of jews. Allied powers win.
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    Mao Zedong/ Maoism

    Known for his ideologies over politics and wars. his ideas were applied as the political and military guiding ideology in the Communist Party of Chinauntil the party was taken over by Deng Xiaopingin 1978.
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    Cold war

    War involing only threats between russia and america. no tangible wars were cause. a big game of chiken.
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    Juan Peron

    An Argentine military officer and politician. Was elected three times as president of Argentina. Made large efforts to eliminate poverty and dignify labor
  • Indian Independence

    Led by gandhi, who caused non violent revolts and comprmise. Caused people to not use british goods and enforced the creation of their own goods.
  • Creatian of Pakistan

    certain religions moved to pakistan while some stayed in india. caused wars and riots. still a delicate situation today.
  • NATO

    Stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. it is a organization uniting all western states. its equal in the south is the warsaw pact.
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    Great leap forward

    A campaign that was used to moderize chinas economy through agriculture and industrilization.
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    Warsaw pact

    The equal to NATO in the east. Organization to unite the eastern countries. Destroyed because lack of participation and commitment.
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    Vietnam war

    War between north and south vietnam. america supported south vietnam. this led to our involvement in the vietnam war.
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    Berlin wall

    Wall that cut out all communication to the outside war from a section of berlin. came down because a announcer mistake. this section belonged to russia.
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    Bay of pigs

    attempt to attack cuba but was a failure because their was a leak and the cuban army was ready.
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    Cuban missle crisis

    Russia plants bombs in cuba pointing straight at america and it causes much terror.
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    Helsinki accords

    The final act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe held in Helsinki, Finland. Thirty-five states signed the declaration in an attempt to improve relations between the Communist bloc and the West.
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    Iran Iraq war

    Saddam Hussein sought domination of the Middle East. Radical Islam threatened to spread into Iraq. this caused the war.
  • Tienamen square

    Many protesters start a non violent riot and officials attack. this caused a huge massacre.
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    USSR Disintergrates

    a process of systematic disintegration, which occurred in its economy, social structure and political structure.The process was characterized by many of the republics of the Soviet Union declaring their independence and being recognized as sovereign nations.
  • Reunification of germany

    Berlin retured to the rule of germany and political partys joined.
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    Nelson mandela

    In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges. Led his party in the negotiations that led to multi-racial democracy. Was the first president under democratic rule in south africa.
  • 9/11/2001

    Terrorist attack on the pentagon and the twin towers. led to a huge growth in patritosim and the declaration of war against terrorism. many lives were lost in the bombings.