5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Ethnic Groups
- Brezhnev Era
- Yeltsin vs. Gorbachev
- a Soviet organization whose purpose was to denounce Marshall Plan aid
- b Yeltsin became leader of the new Russian Republic after the collapse of the Soviet Union; Yeltsin opposed Gorbachev and wanted to have open markets and move toward a more democratic design.
- c people who share a common culture, language, or history
- d 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.
- e This period began with high economic growth and soaring prosperity, but ended with a much weaker Soviet Union facing social, political, and economic stagnation. The average annual income stagnated, because needed economic reforms were never fully carried out.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- On 11 February 1981, Jaruzelski was elected to be the Prime Minister of Poland, and became the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers Party on October 18 the same year. He established martial law was in an attempt to suppress the Solidarity movement.
- 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
- advocated a policy of support for "free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures"
- Leader 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 True/False Questions
Brezhnev Doctrine → Soviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need
Destalinization → social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) the policies and practices of Joseph Stalin
Protest '68 → Attempt by pro-Soviet members to oust Gorbachev from power.
Tito → (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, and Iceland with Canada and the US
W. Germany's economic miracle → used hard work and the Marshall plan to rebuild economy, management and labor work together to avoid social conflict