5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Brezhnev Doctrine
- Maastricht Treaty
- Muslim immigrants in Europe
- a 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.
- b cause ethnic problems. Many people refuse to accept them into society and they do not adapt to European culture. Led to rise of extremist groups that are anti-muslims as well as Muslim terrorist groups against Europeans.
- c Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
- d (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, and Iceland with Canada and the US
- e Soviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Work patterns and social expectations of women changed dramatically after WWII; women begin to assume larger economic and political roles.
- Policy of openness initiated by Gorbachev in the 1980s that provided increased opportunities for freedom of speech, association and the press in the Soviet Union.
- Huge state secret police formed by Ceausescu. Bloody and brutal. Killed many in the Romanian Revolution.
- President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and of Yugoslavia 1997 to 2000. A key figure in the ethnic conflicts in the Balkans in the 1900's.
- Soviet organization whose purpose was to denounce Marshall Plan aid
5 True/False Questions
Marshall Plan → 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
Indian Independence → India declares itself independent in 1947 after WWII. Shows end of imperialism and loss of British empire...hard to maintain because it was expensive and militarily too weak
Algerian and Vietnam Wars → Algeria: fought between France and Algeria for Algerian independence, Algeria wins. Important war for decolonization from '54-'62 with terrorism and guerilla warfare. Vietnam: civil war between north and south Vietnam with France originally on side of Southern Vietnam, then US took over, while Russia sided with Northern Vietnam. Most of Europe disapproved of this war
Containment → 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
Vaclav Havel → separated East and West Berlin built by East Germany in 1961 to keep citizens from escaping to the West