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  1. Gorbachev
  2. Honecker
  3. August '91 coup
  4. East Germany (GDR)
  5. Slobodan Milosevic
  1. a The communist USSR run sector of Germany, smaller than West Germany
  2. b Leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. Wanting reform, he renounced the Brezhnev Doctrine, pulled troops out of Afghanastan, supported Glasnost, and urged perestroika; but all this failed.
  3. c President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and of Yugoslavia 1997 to 2000. A key figure in the ethnic conflicts in the Balkans in the 1900's.
  4. d East German dictator from 1971 to 1989 that ruled with an iron fist, secret police and refusal of reforms; in 1989, his economic policies cause a mass East German migration through Hungary to get to West Germany, which caused him to open borders with West Germany
  5. e Attempt by pro-Soviet members to oust Gorbachev from power.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
  2. (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, and Iceland with Canada and the US
  3. 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.
  4. An economic organization of European states set up by the Treaties of ROME in March 1957. Its member states agreed to coordinate their economic policies, and to establish common policies for agriculture, transport, the movement of capital and labor, the erection of common external tariffs, and the ultimate establishment of political unification.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Lenin Shipyards in GdanskIndia 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

          

  2. General JaruzelskiCzech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)

          

  3. Truman DoctrineSoviet Union and its allies had the right to intervene in any socialist country whenever they saw the need

          

  4. Yeltsin vs. GorbachevLeader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. Wanting reform, he renounced the Brezhnev Doctrine, pulled troops out of Afghanastan, supported Glasnost, and urged perestroika; but all this failed.

          

  5. Containment(military) containing something or someone

          

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