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Europe in the Age of Anxiety

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The Great Depression
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding WWI, 1929-1939
Cubism and Picasso
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes, A Spanish painter best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work.
Payments for war damage.
Giving in to prevent war.
Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Germany
Benito Mussolini
Dictator of Italy
Joseph Stalin
He tried to crush all opposition and ruled as the absolute dictator of the U.S.S.R. until his death.
Francisco Franco
Spanish General; organized the revolt in Morocco, which led to the Spanish Civil War. Leader of the Nationalists - right wing, supported by Hitler and Mussolini, won the Civil War after three years of fighting.
Winston Churchill
Famous for his reckless courage in war. In order to repair the British navy he (and Lloyd George) raise many taxes (or at least help make it happen), to effect conservatives, he's never ever …
Spanish Civil War
In 1936 a rebellion erupted in Spain. Fascist Gen. Francisco Franco led a rebellion against the Spanish gov't. The revolt became a civil war & increased tensions that led to WW II. The Soviet U…
Wilson's 14 Point Plan
Wilson's plan proposed 14 ideas to remove the causes of all future wars to make WWI the "war to end all war." Wilson wanted to reduce international tariffs (free trade would reduce the race…
The Sudetenland
in 1938 Hitler demanded of the Czech that he be granted the Sudetenland. Out of a want for appeasement, the British Prime Minister Chamberlain allowed for this to happen.
Stalin's Five Year Plans
impressive progress in heavy industry, the standard of living remained low, and consumer goods were scarce and poor in quality, agricultural collectives proved to be a disaster
Great Purges
The imprisonment and execution of millions of Soviet citizens by Stalin between 1934 and 1939.
Collectivization of agriculture in the Soviet Union
As an extension of the his Five Year Plan (initiated in 1928), Stalin pursued a policy of destroying the culture of the peasant village and replacing it with one organized around huge collective farms.…
Causes and effects of World War II
(1939-1945) causes: Hitler launched this war in Europe by invading Poland in 1939.
Teheran and Yalta Conferences
overall result of the conferences was the beginnings of the Cold War in which Western and Soviet leaders had different conflicting goals for post-WWII Europe that made compromise nearly impossible