5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Middle East Arab-Israeli conflict
- East Germany (GDR)
- Indian Independence
- Yeltsin vs. Gorbachev
- a 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
- b Dictator of Romania; rejected reforms in Eastern Europe; demise occured over a time of about 2 weeks(1989)- began with Timisoara, later bood off stage in middle of speech, he and wife tried to escape but captured by army on Dec. 22, ended with Dec. 25 he & his wife were tried and executed.
- c 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.
- d 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
- e The communist USSR run sector of Germany, smaller than West Germany
5 Multiple choice questions
- used hard work and the Marshall plan to rebuild economy, management and labor work together to avoid social conflict
- advocated a policy of support for "free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures"
- The removal of the wall that separated East and West Germany in 1989. Symbolized the end of the Cold War.
- named after George C. Marshall (the secretary of state who introduced it), provided broad economic aid to European states on the sole condition that they work together for their mutual benefit
- This Polish Pope brought the world's attention to the solidarity movement of the Polish, calling for human rights. He became a hero of the Polish nation.
5 True/False questions
Slobodan Milosevic → advocated a policy of support for "free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures"
European Union → (The council of Mutual Assistance) Soviet relations with the states of Eastern Europe, Soviet-dominated
Kosovo → 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
Glasnost → 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.
Lech Walesa → separated East and West Berlin built by East Germany in 1961 to keep citizens from escaping to the West