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This Essay received a 7-8 because although it fully answered the question it lacked in its beef. It didn’t have a whole lot of evidence, but was very well organized.

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Chapter Nine


Social History
1500-2000


Chapter nine: European History



Social History 1500-2000

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CHAPTER NINE IMPORTANT TERMS AND CONCEPTS



Baby Boomers

  • Time: 1946-1964

  • What: a specific time period when there were more births

  • Importance: it was after the war when life expectancy rose. Most of our parents are baby boomers.

Lend-Lease act


Ethnic cleansing



  • Time: all throughout time

  • What: practices there for the displacement of an ethnic group from a particular place in order to create a ethnically "pure" society.

  • Importance: this is what was done to the Jewish people during WWII

Enclosure movement


Russian Federation



  • Time:1992

  • What: the 21 republics in Russia

  • Importance: It was the end of the USSR

Nuremburg Trials



  • Time: 1945-1949

  • What: the trials where Nazi soldiers were tried

  • Importance: it held the trials of 24 of the most important Nazi leaders

United Nations



  • Time: 1945

  • What: international organization

  • Importance: it replaced the League of Nations

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Irish Potato Famine



  • Time: 1845-1852

  • What: a famine

  • Importance: it reduced the population of Ireland by 25%

Corn Laws



  • Time: 1815

  • What: different regulations restricting the export and import of goods

  • Importance: it was there to protect Europeans from high corn prices after the Napoleonic era

Youth Culture



  • Time: all throughout history

  • What: a culture with distinct styles

  • Importance: A big youth culture sprung up after WWII and hanged a lot about society

Betty Friedan



  • Time: 1921-2006

  • What: An American feminist and reformer

  • Importance: she wrote The Feminine Mystique which pointed out that women could find pleaser in other thing then child bearing and being a housewife

John Lenin



  • Time: 1940-1980

  • What: a musician

  • Importance: he changed the way people looked at music particularly rock music; he formed the beetles

Pope John XXIII



  • Time: 1881-1963

  • What: he was the pope to the Roman Catholic Church

  • Importance: he was one of the more liberal popes and in 1958 he summoned the first international church council since 1870

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Mohandas Gandhi



  • Time: 1869-1948

  • What: he was a spiritual and political leader

  • Importance: he was an important leader in the Indian civil wars and Indian Independence.

Jean Monnet



  • Time: 1888-1979

  • What: French Economist

  • Importance: he created the ECC

Robert Schuman


Alfred Krupp



  • Time: 1787– 1826

  • What: businessman

  • Importance: manufacturer of railway material and locomotives

David Ricardo



  • Time: 1772-1823

  • What: British economist

  • Importance: he wrote The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817). he was a follower of Adam Smith

Thomas Newcome



  • Time: 1663-1729

  • What: inventor

  • Importance: he invented the idea of the steam engine

The Beetles



  • Time: started in the 1960’s

  • What: rock/pop group

  • Importance: they changed the world of music for years to come


Chapter nine: European History




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