Europe and North America in the Postwar Years

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Eleanor Roosevelt was humanitarian and worked on the civil rights effort.

T

Veto Power is the power to defeat a measure with a single vote.

T

Which five countries became permanent members of the newly established United Nations Security Council after WWII?

the United States, Great Britain, China, the Soviet Union, and France

The United Nations' Security council was

made up of temporary and permanent members.

The Allies agreed that Eastern European territories should

determine their own futures.

Representatives from all member nations are represented in

the UN General Assembly.

Leaders at the Potsdam Conference planned for Germany to ______________________.

be divided into four occupation zones

The United Nations is an international ______________.

peacekeeping force

In the United Nations, the General Assembly has representatives from ____________.

every nation that wants to join

Nazi leaders were convicted at the Nuremberg trials for ___________.

war crimes

Veto Power is the power to defeat a measure with a single vote.

T.

The leaders at Potsdam agreed that Germany should

be divided into occupation zones.

NATO

military treaty signed in 1949 by twelve Western nations

Warsaw Pact

Eastern mutual defense agreement

The Marshall Plan intended to

help Europe's economic recovery.

The Warsaw Pact was

the Eastern bloc mutual defense agreement.

The Berlin Airlift was a reaction to

the Soviet blockade of West Berlin.

NATO provided an economic boost to Europe by eliminating tariffs between member nations.

F

The Cold War was the cooling of relations between the Soviet Union and Western

democracies.

The primary hurdle between the United States and Stalin, that began the Cold War, was over this country?

Poland

Which five countries became permanent members of the newly established United Nations Security Council after WWII?

the United States, Great Britain, China, the Soviet Union, and France

The Truman Doctrine stated that the United States

should stop the spread of communism.

The Berlin Airlift was a reaction to

the Soviet blockade of West Berlin.

As president of the Fifth Republic, Charles de Gaulle

freed Algeria.

As Soviet leader, Khrushchev

denounced Stalinist repression and restrictions.

As a welfare state, Great Britain

provided social welfare for its citizens.

West Germany became one of the world's most stable democracies.

T

The European Community was formed to resolve differences between nations and prevent wars.

F

Hungary's uprising against Soviet domination failed.

T

Which of the following were able to remain independent in European affairs?

France

As a _______, Great Britain offered free medical care to all citizens.

welfare state

West Germany's recovery was spurred by its acceptance of a _____ economy.

free market

The _____ was intended to improve trade by eliminating tariffs.

Common Market

The Truman Doctrine was part of a plan to stop the spread of communism.

T

welfare state

government provided social programs

Postwar West Germany became

democratic.

France maintained a(n) _________________ position in European affairs.

independent

As a welfare state, Great Britain

provided social welfare for its citizens.

Which of the following best describes the economies of Eastern and Western European countries after the war?

Eastern European countries did not recover as well as Western European countries.

Great Britain's economy recovered much more quickly than the economy in West Germany.

F

SEATO was a(n)

anti-communist organization.

The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization was designed to stop the spread of communism.

T

In the Cuban Missile Crisis, President Kennedy demanded the removal of Soviet missiles from ____________.

Cuba

______________ became president after John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.

Lyndon B. Johnson

The trial Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka led to other acts that guaranteed civil rights to

all minorities.

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a standoff between the Soviet Union and

the U.S.

The U.S. policy of ______________ led to foreign conflict.

containment

Permanent members of the UN Security Council have.

veto power

After the blockade and airlift to this city, Germany was officially split into two, one democratic ( the West) and one communist( a puppet government of Moscow). Where did this separation occur?

Berlin

Which of the following individuals was assassinated in 1963?

John F. Kennedy

The Marshall Plan, a plan to rebuild Europe, was seen by Stalin as a means to control Europe through western _______.

capitalism

The Berlin Airlift took place after the _____ blockaded part of Berlin.

Soviet Union

The Decisions of Potsdam stated all of the following for Germany EXCEPT:

The German people should be able to vote for the type of government that they want.

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