One reason the Soviet Union formed the Warsaw Pact was to
limit the threat of invasion from Western Europe.
Eastern European countries after WWII
became satellite states of the Soviet Union.
Communist governments were established in most nations of Eastern Europe shortly after WWII because
the Soviet Union used military and diplomatic pressures to install their governments.
Which was a major reason for the success of Soviet domination in Eastern Europe after WWII?
The Soviet Union had military forces in Eastern Europe as a result of WWII.
The expansion of communism into Eastern Europe was a direct result of
. Blockade of Berlin, Operation of the Berlin Airlift, Organization of the Warsaw Pact, and Construction of the Berlin Wall are all examples of
situations that caused tensions between communist and democratic nations in Europe
Which was a characteristic of Germany under Adolf Hitler and the Soviet Union under Josef Stalin?
Governmental control of the media
WWII is a turning point in history because
European domination of the world began to weaken as nationalism in colonies increased
The Holocaust is considered a unique event in modern European history because
the genocide was planned in great detail and required the cooperation of many people
In the 1920s and 1930s, the rise of totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, and Spain was largely the result of
severe economic and social problems that arose in Europe after WWI
The harsh conditions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI helped lay the foundation for the
rise of fascism in Germany
Which idea was included in the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles to show the intent of the Allies to punish the Central Powers for their role in WWII?
Germany will accept full responsibility for causing the war
What was one reason the Nazi programs and policies of the early 1930s appealed to many people in Germany?
The people were frustrated with their current economic and political situation
Fascism in Europe during the 1920s and 1930s is best described as a
form of totalitarianism that glorified the state above the individual
Which statement best describes the relationship between WWI and the Russian Rev?
WWI created conditions with Russia that helped trigger a revolution
A major cause of WWI was
the existence of opposing alliances
Why was the Balkan region referred to as the "Powder Keg of Europe" prior to WWI?
Nationalistic and imperialistic rivalries were increasing.
The borders that were established for many African nations during the late 1800s were based primarily on
territorial claims of colonial rulers
After 1880, European nations sought colonies in Africa primarily because the Europeans were
competing of raw materials and markets
The 19th century term "White Man's Burden" reflects the idea that
Europeans had a responsibility to improve the lives of the colonial peoples
During the 19th century, Europeans were able to divide China in Spheres of Influence mainly because the
Europeans had technologically superior military forces
During the 1840s, China signed "unequal treaties" with Western nations mainly because
Western nations had superior military technology
The results of the Opium War (1839-1842) indicate that China was
not strong enough to resist Western demands
In 19th century China, the Opium War resulted in
an increase in European spheres of influence in China
In the past, European nations have conquered other lands, made them into colonies, and controlled their economies... This statement describes a situation that resulted from the...
industrialization of Europe and the need for raw materials
Throughout the 1800s, an increased need for both raw materials and new markets for manufactured goods led various European nations to pursue policies of
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Europeans improved roads and bridges and built railroads in their colonies primarily to
obtain raw materials needed for industrialization
During the 18th and 19th centuries, increased contact between European and the continents of Africa, Asia, and South America resulted in
the exploitation of the labor and resources of these continents
The phrase the "White Man's burden" in this excerpt refers to the
negative attitude of Europeans toward peoples of the non-Western world
Which condition is most necessary to the process of industrialization in a society?
Availability of investment capital