5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fall of the Wall
- West Germany (FRG)
- Brezhnev Era
- a Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
- b 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
- c 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.
- d The removal of the wall that separated East and West Germany in 1989. Symbolized the end of the Cold War.
- e Originally there were 3 sectors (French, British, and US) they all combined to form one democratic sector
5 Multiple choice questions
- people who share a common culture, language, or history
- (president) 40th republican with a strong anti-communist view. influenced fall of communism. talked with gorbachev to end Cold War
- Work patterns and social expectations of women changed dramatically after WWII; women begin to assume larger economic and political roles.
- social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor
- 1995 peace agreement ending the war over the former Yugoslavia, between Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia
5 True/False questions
Lenin Shipyards in Gdansk → Large Polish shipyard located in Gdansk. Solidarity was founded there. Sight of first successful protests led by Lech Walesa.
Securitate → leader of German Communist Party and German Democratic Republic
Czech Republic → a 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.
Lech Walesa → A Polish politician, a former trade union and human rights activist, and also a former electrician. He co-founded Solidarity, the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995.
Brezhnev Doctrine → advocated a policy of support for "free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures"