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Balskus Unit 8 Terms Test

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  1. Joseph R. McCarthy
  2. Nye Committee
  3. United Nations
  4. Anschluss
  5. Adolf Hilter
  1. a led a crusade to investigate officials he claimed were Communists
  2. b (20 April 1889 - 30 April 1945) was the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (The Nazi party). He was appointed Chancellor of Germany in 1933, and became F├╝hrer (leader) in 1934, remaining in power until his suicide in 1945.
  3. c The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupation of Austria by the German army in 1938.
  4. d In 1934 Senator Gerald P. Nye of North Dakota held hearings to investigate the country's involvement on WW1; this committee documented the huge profits that arms factories had made during the war
  5. e an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a massive surprise attack by the Vietcong on South Vietnamese towns and cities in early 1968.
  2. an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
  3. those who supported the war
  4. kept a diary of her family's life in hiding after the Nazis overran the Netherlands
  5. Communist nations in Eastern Europe on friendly terms with the USSR and thought of as under the USSR's control

5 True/False Questions

  1. CIAnaval battle of World War II (June 1942)


  2. Operation Rolling Thunderbombing campaign over North Vietnam, supposed to weaken enemy's ability and will to fight


  3. SputnikThe world's first space satellite. This meant the Soviet Union had a missile powerful enough to reach the US.


  4. Battle of the BulgeWorld War II battle in which German forces launched a final counterattack in the west


  5. Francis Gary Powerspilot of the U-2 plane shot down by the U.S.S.R. (Yes, we were spying and were caught). He didn't die, but was captured. We had to negotiate to get him released. We exchanged Rudolph Abel (A USSR spy we captured) for him.


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