History 150 Exam 3 Study Guide
History 150 Exam 3 Study Guide 150
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Exam 3 March 23 2016 The Middle Classes and Consumer Society I Conspicuous consumption 0 Describe middleclass consumer habits of displaying all their belongings in their home for people to see 0 Spent a good deal of money filling up their homes with lavish items 0 Displayed their wealth in the items that were around their home 0 Crammed their homes with goods 0 An Advertiser s Guide to Publicity 0 The production sale and consumption of nonessential goods has become an important part of social and economic life 0 Developments and trends in British advertising 18801914 0 Sample ads I Queen Victoria s royal warrant 0 The department store 0 Symbol of consumer society 0 Universal provider 0 Amassed an unprecedented variety of goods under one roof The Second Industrial Revolution 0 New developments in industry 0 Steel I Machines I Ships 0 The chemical industry I Aspirin I Heroin I Lycetol 0 New inventions I Wireless radio I Phonograph I Typewriter I Telephone 0 New form of energy I Electricity 0 Karl Benz 0 His inventions were the 1st petroldriven vehicles in the world to go into production 0 The European automobile industry 0 The center of the automobile industry was Paris France 0 On the eve of WWI France has 125000 automobiles in a city populated with 40 million people 0 Red Flag Act 0 Originally passed to apply to steam tractors automobiles had to follow its restrictions 0 Set a speed limit of 4 miles per hour on country roads 0 Set a speed limit of 2 miles per hour in the tows and inner cities Imperialism Exam 3 March 23 2016 0 Statistics regarding European conquest of Africa 0 Europeans acquired over 10 million square miles of territory in Africa and Asia containing 150 million people 0 No more than 7 countries obtained Africa 0 Motivations for imperial expansion 0 Economic major motive innovation 0 Nationalism O The European civilizing mission 0 The civilizing mission 0 How was it defined in texts and images I Believed in racial and cultural superiority in the west I Racism was the center of imperialism 0 Imperialism and racial thought 0 Imperial culture gave new prominence to racial thinking 0 Race offered the master key for understanding human societies in the modern world 0 Blood was the determining factor in human history I Conquest of Africa the tools of empire 0 Quinine and malaria 0 Ironhulled steamboats 0 European weapons I Maxim gun 0 Imperial culture 0 Significant part were the images and ideology 0 Children learned about the territories across the British Empire 0 Museums and exhibitions O 0 The Paris World s Fair 1889 0 Colonial pavilion 0 Reproduction of buildings from French colonies I Leopold II s Rubber Terror in the Congo 0 Actions of his agents and the Force Publique 0 Set up stokeholds to hold hostage of the men s wives and children to make sure they would come back 0 George Washington Williams 0 First person to write an expose in what was going on in the Congo World War I 0 Archduke Francis Ferdinand 0 Assassination was the starting point of WWI 0 Mood in the Europe at the outbreak of war 0 Ideas about war I Thought it was going to be a short war I Looked back on all of the other wars that had happened in European past I Thought that war was the ultimate male experience 0 Stefan Zweig 0 Popular writer during this time Exam 3 March 23 2016 0 Believed in internationalism and Europeanism Adolf Hitler 0 WI gave his life direction and a cause to which he could commit himself totally 0 Was a brave soldier 0 In what ways was World War I a new kind of war 0 Weapons I War of Man against Machine 0 Chemical warfare I Chlorine I Mustard gas 0 Schlieffen Plan 0 Fight a twofront war with France and Russia 0 Fight their way through Belgium into France were their main target was to capture Paris 0 The Battle of the Marne I Britain and France stopped Germany s advance into Paris I Germany retreated 0 The Western Front 0 The main theatre of war during WI 0 Trencheslife in trenches 0 Trenches were wet cold and filthy 0 Rain turned the trenches into mud pits and ooded the oors to waist level 0 Soldiers lived with lice and large black rats 0 The threat of the enemy fire was constant 0 Lord Kitchener 0 Thought the war could last for 3 years 0 The war would require millions of soldiers 0 Secretary of War 0 Trench warfare 0 The Battle of the Somme I July 1 through November 18 I Planned a massive bombardment of German soldiers for 7 days I For the soldiers it was their first experience in the new mode of fighting World War I Poetry I See the poems and questions in guidelines for the extracredit assignment World War I the Homefront 0 Total war government posters addressed to civilians 0 Encouraged civilians to buy bonds to help raise money to prosecute the war and have an active role in the war 0 Women s war work 0 By the end of the war women were earning 3X the money they would have earned in factory work before the war 0 Conditions of work for British women in munitions factories 0 Many aspects of the work were dangerous especially munitions Exam 3 March 23 2016 0 TNT poisoning 0 The food situation in Germany 0 Rationing I 5 lbs of war bread a over the course of the war I Put people on a substantial diet 0 Ersatz foods I WAR BREAD with sawdust as a filler I Soda water mixed with cornstarch constituted BUTTER I A yellow indeterminate origin was sold as DRIED EGG I Ash containing 85 of a product was sold as PEPPER I SAUSAGE was made from an o al or perhaps dog meat mixed with turnips I Ersatz COFFEE The impact of food shortages on German civilians 0 Impact of the dire food situation on the health of the German civilians I By the end of the war nearly of a million German civilians had died as a result of the wartime food storages The Aftermath of World War I 0 The human cost of the war 0 Nearly 9 million men were killed I Commemoration of the war dead 0 War memorials I The base of the memorial had the names of the soldiers from that area that did not return home 0 Rolls of honor I Names appeared in places where that person had been associated 0 1st Armistice Day I New ritual introduced to remember those fallen soldiers I The Two Minute Silence 0 Francis Derwent Wood 0 Made masks for the soldiers who had facial disfigurement 0 The Treaty of Versailles O Signed between the allied powers and Germany 0 Germany lost their colonies O War Guilt clause I Germany had to accept responsibility for the war
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