Eastern Europe Deck3.50 cards

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3

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


5

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

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

6

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


8

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

He wanted catholic reform and got killed for it


10

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

The Ottoman empire and the polish Lithuanina union




14

When did Poland cease to exist as a nation?

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

15

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



18

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


20

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

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


22

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

23

Why is the country's population in decay

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

24

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

25

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

26

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

27

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




31

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

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

32

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

So the Slavs would help take down their enemies the Turks

33

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

34

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


36

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

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

37

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

It held the countries together when centralized government fell apart


39

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


41

Why did civil war break out in Croatia?

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

42

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

There is a homogenous population and few ethnic groups


44

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.

45

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

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

46

What countries ceased to exist after WWI?

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

47

What countries came into existence as a result of WWI?

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

48

What countries became larger as a result of WWI?

Romania, Italy, France, Denmark and Grecea

49

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

The German empire, Austria-Hungary and Russia

50

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

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