Explain the significance of the following:
1. Il Popolo d'Italia
2. kulaks
3. March on Rome
4. Five-Year Plan
5. Blut und Boden
6. "old" Bolsheviks
7. Reds and Whites
8. Spartacists
9. NEP
10. Third Reich
11. Schutzstaffel
12. Great Depression
Match the artist, author, or promoter in column I with the work or cause in column II. Click the Key for the proper answer.
1. The Decline of the West
A. Max Weber
2. 1984
B. Ernest Hemingway
3. Logical Positivism
C. George Orwell
4. The Grapes of Wrath
D. Frank Lloyd Wright
5. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
-E. James Joyce
6. Functionalism in architecture
F. Albert Einstein
7. Polytonality
G. Ludwig Wittgenstein
8. The Sun Also Rises
H. T.S. Eliot
9. Existentialism
I. Igor Stravinsky
10. "Stream-of-consciousness" literature
J. Oswald Spengler
11. The Waste Land
K. Jean-Paul Sartre
12. Space-time continuum
L. John Steinbeck
1. Italian leader of the Red Army.
2. Lenin's lieutenant, who felt that capitalism must be overthrown in countries surrounding Russia.
3. Leader of the National Socialist party in Germany.
4. Socialist leader of Popular Front government in France.
5. President of Weimar Republic.
6. Leader of the Bolsheviks in Russia.
7. American president responsible for New Deal programs designed to combat the devastation of the Depression.
8. Radical socialist and premier of France.
9. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain and leader of the Labour Party.
10. The Weimar Republic's foreign minister who tried to compromise with the Allies on reparations but was assassinated.
11. Radical German marxist, and leader of the Spartacists.
12. Head of the Schutzstaffel who had sovereign power over any German citizen and reported directly to Hitler.


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