Unit 9 study guide

World History Study guide
Littlejohn – Chapter 30
Section 1
Be able to : 1) describe how various events from the actions of the czars to the fighting of WW I
led to the Russian Revolution
2) explain how the Bolsheviks were able to take control of Russia
3) discuss the course of the Russian civil war
4) describe the role of leaders from the Russian Revolution
Terms : pogroms, Bloody Sunday, March Revolution, November Revolution, Bolsheviks,
Mensheviks, Soviet Union, Treaty of Brest – Litovsk, proletariat, V.I. Lenin, Leon Trotsky,
Rasputin, Nicholas II, soviet, provisional government, Communist Party
Section 2
Be able to : 1) Describe the methods used by the totalitarian state of Joseph Stalin
when it came to industry, farming, art, religion, education and
2) Describe life for women under the regime of Stalin
Terms : command economy, Five Year Plans, kulaks, collective farms, Young Communists, Great
Purge, gulags, Checka, Pravda
Section 3
Be able to : 1) Describe the end of dynastic rule in China and the battle for power afterward
2) Identify the principles of Sun Yixian’s Republic
3) Explain the reasons for the temporary end of the civil war in China
Terms : Yuan Shikai, May 4th Movement, Kuomintang, Jiang Jieshi, Long March, Mao Zedong
Section 4
Be able to : 1) Identify and analyze contributing factors to Indian independence
2) Explain how the countries of Turkey, Persia and Saudi Arabia modernized and
became independent
Terms : INC, Muslim League, Rowlatt Acts, Amritsar Massacre, civil disobedience, Mohandas
Gandhi, Salt March, Mustafa Kemal, Reza Shah Pahlavi, Ibn Saud