AP European History – Chapter 25 Study Guide – Imperialism

AP European History – Chapter 25 Study Guide – Imperialism, Alliances & War
I. Complete the reading and take notes as assigned. Know the definition AND significance of
ALL the following terms:
New Imperialism
1. Imperialism
8. King Leopold II
2. Hegemony
9. Henry Stanley
3. Protectorate
10. Afrikaners / Boers
4. Spheres of Influence
11. Apartheid
5. Scramble for Africa
12. Open Door Policy
6. Berlin Conference 1884-5
13. Spanish-American War
7. Suez Canal
German Empire & Alliance Systems
14. Three Emperor’s League
20. Kaiser William II
15. Treaty of San Stefano 1878
21. Franco – Russian Alliance
16. Jingoism
22. Admiral von Tirpitz
17. Congress of Berlin 1878
23. Entente Cordiale
18. Dual Alliance 1879
24. 1st Moroccan Crisis
19. Triple Alliance
25. Triple Entente
26. Young Turks
35. Trench Warfare
27. 2nd Moroccan Crisis
36. Western Front
28. 1 Balkan War
37. Battle of Tanenberg
29. Black Hand
38. Battle of Verdun
30. Archduke Franz Ferdinand
39. Battle of the Somme
31. Schlieffen Plan
40. Blockade
32. Allies
41. Lusitania
33. Central Powers
42. Unrestricted Sub Warfare
34. 1 Battle of Marne
43. Zimmerman Note
Russian Revolution
44. March 1917 Revolution
49. November 1917 Revolution
45. Provisional Government
50. Bolsheviks
46. Alexander Kerensky
51. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
47. V. I. Lenin
52. Russian Civil War
48. Leon Trotsky
End of WWI
53. 2nd Battle of Marne
55. Mandates
54. Fourteen Points
56. Mustafa Kemal
Settlement at Paris
57. Big Four
61. War Guilt Clause
58. Balfour Declaration
62. Treaty of Versailles
59. League of Nations
63. John Maynard Keynes
60. Reparations
Continue for essay practice >>>>>>
Before you start “Essay Practice” read pgs. 870 – 875 & take notes on the changing
views of “imperialism” and “empire.” It would be wise to understand the flow, the
sequence / rise and fall of the various empires you have studied, as well as how each
has impacted the globe.
II. Be prepared to answer ANY of the following in FRQ Quick or regular full essay
format. NOTE: “FRQ Quicks” REQUIRE copying the prompt down verbatim,
showing evidence of working the prompt, a full intro ¶ with appropriate thesis
underlined, bullet point evidence for each body ¶ (including appropriate relevant
vocabulary) and a concluding statement that does not merely restate the thesis
1. Describe the reasons why European nations imperialized Africa and Asia and
how this was accomplished.
2. Evaluate Bismarck’s leadership skills in maneuvering Germany into a
prominent role in European affairs during the late 1800s
3. In what ways can the Great War be considered a truly “world” war?
4. What factors led to the success of the Russian Revolution?
5. How did WW1 ultimately affect Europe and the rest of the world? Evaluate
the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Was it a success or failure?