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  1. Honecker
  2. Kosovo
  3. East Germany (GDR)
  4. Berlin Blockade
  5. Warsaw Pact
  1. a region of Yugoslavia that had autonomy until Milosovic attempted to crush the Albanian group with ethnic cleansing; 1999 NATO used military strikes against Yugoslavia until the crisis came to an end in 1999
  2. b treaty signed in 1945 that formed an alliance of the Eastern European countries behind the Iron Curtain; USSR, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania
  3. c purpose was to drive the Western powers out of Berlin
  4. d The communist USSR run sector of Germany, smaller than West Germany
  5. e East German dictator from 1971 to 1989 that ruled with an iron fist, secret police and refusal of reforms; in 1989, his economic policies cause a mass East German migration through Hungary to get to West Germany, which caused him to open borders with West Germany

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Soviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need
  2. A peaceful protest by the Czech people that led to the smooth end of communism in Czechoslovakia.
  3. Jewish state of Israel created out of old British colonies in Palestine. many arab countries refuse to accept Israel and attacked it, Israel wins but issue still not resolved. Wars broke out in '56, '67,'73
  4. formerly the unit of money in Germany
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. Berlin Wall(1948) supplied food and fuel to citizens of West Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin


  2. Cominform(military) containing something or someone


  3. Revolts in E. Europe '53,'56,'68Work patterns and social expectations of women changed dramatically after WWII; women begin to assume larger economic and political roles.


  4. Ethnic Groupsa common currency introduced to 11 members of the European Union in 1999. In order for Europe to become fully integrated they needed a single currency.


  5. Czech RepublicIn 1990, the nation of Czechoslovakia was divided into 2 republics. Free elections were held, and a slight majority of Slovaks wanted independence. The two independent nations were formed in 1993 (called the Velvet Divorce).


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