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HIS280 quiz 1-4

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The British and French were unable to drive the Ottoman Empire from this peninsula at opening of the strategic Dardanelles passage:



The Suez


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The Austrian Archduke assassinated in Serbia was:

Prince Rupprecht

Pavel Rennenkampf

Franz Ferdinand

Helmuth von Moltke

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The Triple Entente included these nations:

Italy, Germany, and Japan

Britain, France, and Russia

Germany, the United States, and France

Austria-Hungary, Germany, and Ottoman Empire

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At the Battle of Ypres, the Germans used the terrible weapon against the French:


poisonous gas


the U-boat

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The German plan to invade France through the Belgium lowlands and sweep their forces to the west of Paris was called:

Operation Shift

The Schlieffen Plan

The Western Plan

The Kaiser Scheme

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Italy in WWI:

was an Allied nation in the beginning of the war and switched to the Central Powers in 1916.

joined the Triple Entente in 1915

remained neutral

was a founding member of the Triple Entente

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The initial spark that set off WWI was between Austria-Hungary and:





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The name of the British army in France in 1914 was:

The Europe Division

Her Royal Majesty’s Army

Group One

British Expeditionary Force

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These two factors led to the European conflict going global:

interconnecting web of colonies and secret alliances

religious ties and the need for population growth

fears of American power and Japanese expansion

German plans in South America and the Austrian-Hungary navy blockade

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The Germans used these aggressively in the Atlantic:

amphibious forces



aircraft carriers

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Tanks in WWI

were predominately used by the Germans

were never deployed

played a limited by growing role for the Allies and the U.S. by the end of the war

were invented by Americans who gave them to the Allies

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March 1917 marked this nation’s slide into revolution and civil war.





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During the war Germans committed atrocities in this small European nation:





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This group of Russian women were an organized combat unit:

Lady Heroes

Women of Russia

The Avengers

Battalion of Death

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This international organization came out of the ashes of WWI.

League of Nations

The Justice Alliance

The Triple Entente

The United Nations

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In 1917 thia nation’s army had a large scale mutiny on the Western Front.





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This labor strike led to mass arrests and illegeal detainments of miners in 1917.

Copper Canyon

Colorado Fields

The Bisbee Deportations

Chicago Riots

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This punishing treaty ended the war between Germany and Russia

Treaty of Versailles

Treaty of Moscow

Treaty of Berlin

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

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This term describes a war waged by all aspects of society: civilian, economic, industrial, military.

final war

total war

Complete War


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This Bolshevik revolutionary would lead the Russian nation by November 1917.

Joseph Stalin

Alexander Kerensky

Matthias Erzberger

Vladimir Lenin

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Hitler’s Political Party (translated into English) was called

United Fascist Party

Fatherland Party

The S.S.

The National Socialists Party

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The Soviets were

spontaneous popular committees organized to run farms and factories

The Communist Congress

The Russian army

Lenin’s secret police

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While in jail, Hitler wrote this prophetic book which was a blueprint for his terrible actions during the Third Reich.

Mein Furher

Your Stuggle

Mein Kampf

For the Fatherland

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The September 1935 laws that deprived German Jews of many basic rights are refered to as:

the Cleansing Laws

The Nuremberg Laws

The Final Solution

the Anti-Jewish Laws

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The Washington Naval Conference was the first example of

the first use of British code-breakers

the League of Nations in session

a global disarmanent movement.

an effort by the US to ally with the Soviet Union

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The Kellogg-Briand Treaty declared this illegal:

Submarine tactics

aggressive war

high tariffs

Cereal shipments to the Soviet Union

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The American epicenter of the Jazz was located here:



Los Angeles


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In 1919 this self-titled movement attempted an unsuccessful Russian-style revolution in Germany.

The Albors

the National Socialists

The Spartacist League

The Red Brigade

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In which country did the U.S. NOT intervene from 1919-1930:





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The name of Mussolini’s political party was

United Front

The Marxist Party

The Italian Fascist Party

The National Socialists


Quiz 4 Question Set

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This British peace movement organized its members to disavow war.

Peace Pledge Union

Say no to war

Peace Now

Brits against War

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The forces that Japan used in Manchuria to guard their mines were called:

The Kwantung Army

The Emperor’s Guard

Kuo Ming Tang Army

The Manchurian Army

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Hitler looked to expand in Eastern Europe and into Russia for the alleged need of “Lebensraum.” What is this?

Living Space

Racial purity

The Fatherland

Defensive value

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F.D.R.’s New Deal policy involved

gave lots of assistance to industry and nothing for agriculture.

massive taxcuts to jump start the economy

Direct government intervention in the economy

creating the federal income tax

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The massive system of French fortications along the German border was called:

Le systeme de securite

The Rhineland complex

The De Gaulle barrier

The Maginot Line

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The British system of providing trading benefits for all Commonwealth members while excluding foreign competition was called

Imperial Preference

The Royal Accords

Parliamentary trading system

English Rules

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This international body was the predessor of the United Nations:

The Central Powers

The Geneva Accords

The Security Council

The League of Nations

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Sudeten Germans lived in this nation before being taken over by Hitler.





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Stalin used his secret police force to murder hundreds of thousands of Russian people.

GPU (State Political Adminstration)

The Gestapo


The Red Guard

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Question 10 1 / 1 point

The 1935 legislation designed to keep the US out of any major war was:

The Anti-War Pact

Kellogg-Briand Treaty

The New Deal

The Neutrality Act

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