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Flashcards - Overview of World War I

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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union , officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , abbreviated to USSR , was a socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed from 1922 to 1991
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Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War
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Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
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Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
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Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic is an unofficial designation for the German state between 1919 and 1933
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Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
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Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic is an unofficial designation for the German state between 1919 and 1933
Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War
Soviet Union
The Soviet Union , officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , abbreviated to USSR , was a socialist state on the Eurasian continent that existed from 1922 to 1991
Russian Revolution
"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
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
U-boat
U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot [ˈuË?boË?t] , a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat"
League of Nations
The League of Nations was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War
Duma
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

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