Archive for April, 2013

Assignments for April 29-May 3

Monday, April 29th, 2013

1.  Read pgs. 550-551 a. explain how the Alliances were triggered b. describe and explain the German war’s purpose, initial success and ultimate failure.  Due Wednesday

2.  Read pgs. 552-555 and answer questions 2-6 on pg. 555.  Due Thursday.

Assignments for April 22-26

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

1.  Monday- Read pages 492-493 Perry Arrives in Japan and answer questions 1-2 pg. 493.

2.  Tuesday- Read pages 550-551 and answer these questions:  a.  Define nationalism  b. What did nationalists put primary emphasis on? c. Explain why nationalism was a major cause of tensions among European powers.  d. Another type of nationalism is based on self-determination…explain that term.  e. Name the countries that make up the Balkans.  f.  Define Imperialism  g.  How did nationalism effect smaller countries in the late 19th and early 20th century? h. Name four groups that were pressing for independence.  i.  Give two reasons why Serbia was furious at Austria-Hungary for annexing Bosnia in 1908. j. Who was Gavrilo Princip?  Why did he want to assassinate the Archduke Franz Ferdinand?

3.  Test on Friday…study guide:  Be able to describe/explain these terms:  a.  Monroe Doctrine  b. Manifest Destiny c. Seward’s Folly d.  William Randolph Hearst  e. Joseph Pulitzer f.  Yellow Journalism  g.  Territories won from Spanish/American War  h. Franco-Prussian War  j.  Otto von Bismark  k.  Triple Alliance  l.  Triple Entente

Be able to explain:  Nationalism-two types and how it can be cause of war,  Imperialism-two types, why and how it can lead to war,  Alliance Systems- what, why, how they can make small war turn into big war,  Militarism- what it is and how it and Imperialism, Alliance Systems and Nationalism can be causes of war.