Age of Exploration
Revolutions
WW1
WW2
Vocabulary

100

This was the small boat used by explorers in during the Age of Exploration

Caravel

100

Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress led a successful revolution in which country?

South Africa

100

The "I" in M.A.I.N. stands for...

Imperialism

100

He was the Dictator in charge of Nazi Germany. He is responsible for starting WW2 and the Holocaust.

Adolf Hitler

100

Definition: North and South America

New World

200

Explorers during the Age of Exploration set sail from which continent?

Europe

200

Define Revolution

A sudden or extreme change in society.

200

This event is considered the "spark" that started WW1.

The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

200

What were the two alliances called in WW2?

Axis and Allies

200

Definition: The legal separation of people based on race in South Africa. 

Apartheid

300

He was the first explorer to set sail in the New World.

Christopher Columbus

300

The Glorious Revolution is also known as...

The Bloodless Revolution

300

What were the two alliances in WW1?

Central Powers & Allied Powers

300

Which event brought the US into WW2?

The attack on Pearl Harbor

300

Definition: The economic system where private citizens own the means of production. 

Capitalism

400

This Portuguese explorer sailed around the coast of Africa to discover a water route to the Indian Ocean.

Bartolemeau Dias

400

Vladimir Lenin led a communist revolution in which country?

Russia

400

The Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to do what three things?

1. Accept blame for WW1.

2. Pay massive reparations.

3. Reduce the size of its military.

400

When Hitler first invaded parts of Europe, France and Great Britain did not fight back, hoping that Germany would stop on its own. What is this policy called?

Appeasement.

400

Definition: The rapid increase of factories and businesses. 

Industrialization

500

This explorer was the first to circumnavigate the globe.

Ferdinand Magellan

500

This event is considered the official start of the French Revolution.

The storming of the Bastille prison.

500

Which three countries made up the Central Powers?

Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire.

500

WW2 officially began when Germany invaded which country?

Poland

500

Definition: Extreme hatred and prejudice of the Jewish people.

Antisemitism