Eastern Europe Deck3.50 cards

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Who consolidated the Polish nation and what nation is Moravia currently part of?

Boleslaw the brave consolidated the Polish nation to include Moravia, its now part of Czech Republic


Who was Batu Khan and what did he succeed in doing?

Genghis Khans son he succeeded in extending his empire to the Germanic lands.


How is the romantic image of the Crusaders different from the actual things they did?

They attacked Christians instead of Muslims because of the rich culture they had and divided it amongst themselves


Who was Jan Hus and where is he celebrated as a national hero?

He wanted catholic reform and got killed for it


Around 1600 A.D., what two entities controlled most of Eastern Europe?

The Ottoman empire and the polish Lithuanina union


When did Poland cease to exist as a nation?

1775- they divided it up among Austria , Russia ans Prussia


What effect did the Congress of Vienna have on Eastern Europe's smaller nations?

It gave their lands to the Prussian's, Russians who had been victorious nations


What kingdom was created in 1918, how long did it last, and what did it become?

The kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and slovens, it lasted 11 years and became Yugoslavia


According to the map, what Eastern European nations were part of the Soviet Union?

Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine


What effect did the incorporation of Estonia into the Soviet Union have on the ethnic makeup of the country?

Made the Estonian percent figure of the country go way down and added a bunch of different ethnic groups


Why is the country's population in decay

Because of a low birth rate and people started moving out of the country.


What two aspects separates the Estonians from the Lithuanians and Latvians?

Estonians are a Finnouradic group and Latvians are an Indo European. They are more Scandinavian than Slavic


Where would you most likely encounter a non-native Estonian?

In densly populated urban areas and factories. The natives like to be in rural areas


Where would you find a typical Estonian during the summer and how would they greet you?

In a country home, you would be politely but unfriendly greeted


Why do you think the Estonians value their ethnic identity so much and openly profess Estonian nationalism?

Because the Estonian ethnicity started coming back and they believe that their culture shouldn't come from above


What change did the Austro-Hungarian empire bring to the region?

They tried to stop Slavic nationalism and converted their countries to Roman Catholicism


Why do you think the Russians encouraged Slavic nationalism in the 19th Century?

So the Slavs would help take down their enemies the Turks


According to the textbook, why did Albania become an independent country?

The end of world war 1 to stop the Serbs from getting use of the Baltic sea


The textbook simplifies the cause of World War I to one event. What was the event?

When the heir to the Austo Hungarian throne was killed


Why are the Balkans considered the most diverse region in Europe?

Because they have the most diverse set of languages ethnic groups and religions


What was one positive quality of the communist regime under Josip Tito?

It held the countries together when centralized government fell apart


Why do the people living in the Serb republic of Kosovo want independence from Yugoslavia?

Because they are a different religion then the rest of Yugislavia


Why did civil war break out in Croatia?

Because the Serbs who made up 15% of the county claimed a small piece of it.


What does the textbook attribute Slovenia's relative stability and peace to?

There is a homogenous population and few ethnic groups


What similar problems are common to Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, and Albania

They all suffered political and economic problems after the fall of the soviet union1.


What countries were larger in 1914 than they were in 1924?

Russia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, Great Britain, turkey, Serbia and Montenegro


What countries ceased to exist after WWI?

The Germanic empire, Serbia, Austria-Hungary Montenegro and Russia


What countries came into existence as a result of WWI?

Ireland,Austria,Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland


What countries became larger as a result of WWI?

Romania, Italy, France, Denmark and Grecea


Based on the map, what countries or empires were defeated during WWI?

The German empire, Austria-Hungary and Russia


Austria-Hungary was divided into what countries as a result of WWI?

Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Poland, Italy, Soviet union.