WW1 WW2 Test
First Semester Exam
Exam Study Guide
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Study Guide Questions
1. Give 3 reasons why Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses?
2. Describe Feudalism during the Middle Ages
3. What were John Locke’s major Enlightenment ideas?
4. What were Thomas Hobbes’ major Enlightenment ideas?
5. How did the Agricultural Revolution change Europe before the Industrial Revolution?
6. Describe the pros and cons of the Columbian Exchange
7. Why did the French Revolution start?
8. What was Isaac Newton and Galileo Galilee’s big discovery in the Scientific Revolution?
9. What was the goal of the Age of Exploration?
10. How did Robespierre HELP and HURT the French Revolution?
11. What were the major ideas of Karl Marx?
12. Why did the Berlin Conference happen?
13. Why did the Boxer Rebellion happen?
14. How did the President Wilson and President F. Roosevelt respond to the threat of war?
15. Why was Germany jealous of France and Great Britain before World War 1?
16. Describe nationalism and tell why is started World War 1
17. How did Otto von Bismarck affect Germany history in the 1800s? (3 ways!)
18. What did Emperor Meiji do and why did he do it?
19. How did the Zimmerman Telegram change World War 1?
20. Explain the similarities and differences between FASCISM and COMMUNISM
21. Why was America rich after World War 1, but all of Europe was poor?
22. Describe Akbar the Great
23. How did the Great Depression change the governments of the USA, Germany, and Italy?
24. Describe the Treaty of Versailles
25. Describe Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
26. Tell 3 weaknesses of the League of Nations
27. How did Great Britain, the USA, and the Soviet Union react to Hitler breaking the Treaty of Versailles? (each country reacted differently)
28. How did the bombing of Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941) change World War 2?
29. What was the goal of D-Day (June 6, 1944)?
30. Describe the major changes of the Industrial Revolution
31. How did Great Britain and France HELP and HURT the world during Imperialism?
32. How was the East India Company different from other business during the 1500s?
33. Why did Sepoy Soldiers fight against the East India Company in 1857?
34. Why was the Cold War fought?
35. How did NATO differ from the Warsaw Pact?
36. Why do Multinational Organizations (such as the WTO, EU, NAFTA, or OPEC) exist?
37. How was Mahatma Gandhi’s goal SIMILAR and DIFFERENT from the Sepoys or Boxers?
38. How did Mikhail Gorbachev change the Soviet Union?
39. Why were Americans scared during the Cold War?
40. How was America able to “win” the Cold War, while the Soviet Union lost?
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