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5 Matching questions

  1. Brezhnev Doctrine
  2. Nationalism in the Soviet Union
  3. Velvet Revolution
  4. European Free Trade Association
  5. Vaclav Havel
  1. a A peaceful protest by the Czech people that led to the smooth end of communism in Czechoslovakia.
  2. b many different ethnicities in the Soviet union= tensions and people defended their own ethnicity
  3. c Soviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need
  4. d Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
  5. e An association of Western European nations agreeing to favor each other in respect to tariffs. Members were Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland, and Great Britain. Sometimes referred to as the Outer Seven-i.e., outside the Common Market; formed in 1959.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The removal of the wall that separated East and West Germany in 1989. Symbolized the end of the Cold War.
  2. Dictator of Romania; rejected reforms in Eastern Europe; demise occured over a time of about 2 weeks(1989)- began with Timisoara, later bood off stage in middle of speech, he and wife tried to escape but captured by army on Dec. 22, ended with Dec. 25 he & his wife were tried and executed.
  3. (The council of Mutual Assistance) Soviet relations with the states of Eastern Europe, Soviet-dominated
  4. a treaty created in 1991 that set strict financial criteria for joining the proposed monetary union, with it single currency and set 1999 as the start date for its establishment.
  5. people who share a common culture, language, or history

5 True/False questions

  1. Lech WalesaA Polish politician, a former trade union and human rights activist, and also a former electrician. He co-founded Solidarity, the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995.


  2. France's Fourth and Fifth Republicslabor party instated cradle-to-the-grave (expensive) welfare state. Nationalized the Bank of England, coal, steel, transportation, and utilities industry


  3. Brezhnev EraSoviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need


  4. KhrushchevLeader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. Wanting reform, he renounced the Brezhnev Doctrine, pulled troops out of Afghanastan, supported Glasnost, and urged perestroika; but all this failed.


  5. GlasnostThe east german Ministry for State Security. Regarded as one of the most effective, repressive intelligence and secret police agencies in the world.


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