Flashcards - MTTC History: The World Wars

Flashcards - MTTC History: The World Wars
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Gavrilo Princip
Gavrilo Princip was a Yugoslav who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914
Russian Revolution of 1917
"Russian Revolution" is the collective term for a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the eventual rise of the Soviet Union
A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built by homeless people in the US during the Great Depression
A duma is a Russian assembly with advisory or legislative functions
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization , also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949

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