National rivalries and empire
The rise of Germany and Weltpolotik
Decline of the Ottoman Empire
Nationalism in the Balkans
Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
Central Powers (Austria, Hungary and Germany)
Allies (France, Great Britain, and Russia) Emerged from Entente Cordiale between France and Grt Brit.
Italy joined allies in 1915.
Armistice signed November 11, 1918 by Germany.
1917. Bolshevik Revolution or October Revolution.
Provisional government overthrown by the Bolsheviks.
Banks were nationalized.
Control of factories given to workers.
Land seized (without compensation) from nobles and the church.
Secret diplomatic documents published.
#4 Reduction of arms
#8 Return of Alsace and Lorraine to France
#14 Creation of the League of Nations
#6 & #13 National self-determination
A parliamentary republic.
Relied on street violence and paramilitary groups rather that parliaments to solve political problems.
March on Rome (1922)
The Black Shirts
National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis)
The Storm Troops - Formed by Roehm
Promoted Arian superiority
Hitler becomes chancellor in 1933 and withdraws from League of Nations
The Spanish Civil War
Fight to determine Spain as a democracy or an authoritarian state.
General Francosco Franco
1939-1945 Germany attacked Poland
Allies: Grt Brit, US, France and USSR
Axis: Germany, Japan and Italy
US entered war in 1941 after attack by japan
Hitler's Final solution
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