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  1. Velvet Revolution
  2. West Germany (FRG)
  3. Brezhnev Era
  4. W. Germany's economic miracle
  5. Lenin Shipyards in Gdansk
  1. a A peaceful protest by the Czech people that led to the smooth end of communism in Czechoslovakia.
  2. b 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.
  3. c Large Polish shipyard located in Gdansk. Solidarity was founded there. Sight of first successful protests led by Lech Walesa.
  4. d used hard work and the Marshall plan to rebuild economy, management and labor work together to avoid social conflict
  5. e Originally there were 3 sectors (French, British, and US) they all combined to form one democratic sector

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Soviet Bloc's first independent trade union that was non-communist controlled. Tried to change things using civil resistance. Union was outlawed but the government eventually negotiated with it and later a Solidarity dominated coalition government was put in place.
  2. (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, and Iceland with Canada and the US
  3. Soviet organization whose purpose was to denounce Marshall Plan aid
  4. Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
  5. Soviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need

5 True/False questions

  1. European Free Trade AssociationAn association of Western European nations agreeing to favor each other in respect to tariffs. Members were Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland, and Great Britain. Sometimes referred to as the Outer Seven-i.e., outside the Common Market; formed in 1959.


  2. Berlin Blockadepurpose was to drive the Western powers out of Berlin


  3. Women in W. Europea 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.


  4. East Germany (GDR)The communist USSR run sector of Germany, smaller than West Germany


  5. Containment(military) containing something or someone