AP Euro chapters 22-23 MC
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All of the following nations are permanent members of the U.N. Security Council except:
The cornerstone of the Truman administration's response to apparent Soviet expansionism
after World War II was the policy of:
All of the following led the west to fear that Stalin had embarked on a plan of unlimited
expansion after World War II except:
Stalin's massive aid to the Communist guerrillas in northern Greece.
The U.S. introduced a plan to the United Nations in 1946 that proposed that atomic energy be
limited to peaceful purposes and controlled by:
an international authority.
The 1947 Truman Doctrine committed the United States to:
contain the advancement of Communist expansion in western Europe.
In the immediate postwar period, the Soviets felt suspicious, angry, or threatened by all of the
American occupation of Iran.
In 1948, the Soviets imposed the Berlin Blockade as retaliation against the:
creation of the Deutsche mark as a currency for western Germany, leaving out the east
In 1949, the United States and eleven other countries signed the Atlantic Pact, which was all
of the following except:
unrelated to the Soviet bid for global supremacy.
Reasons for the "economic miracle" which much of western Europe experienced after World
War II included all the following except:
the rejection of systematic government intervention in the economy.
Sustained economic growth in West Germany and other European countries led to a labor
shortage, which was met by:
inviting foreign workers as "guest workers" who often formed large enclaves.
In 1945, the British Labor party achieved its first parliamentary majority. It set the course of
British life for years to come by doing all the following except:
creating a comprehensive plan for the growth of the economy and targeting promising
industries for development.
One of de Gaulle's important achievements was:
to temporarily end political instability in France.
Charles de Gaulle's constitution for the Fifth Republic gave the president tremendous power,
except the right to:
replace judges for misconduct.
The Nuremberg trials reinforced all of the following ideas except:
the Soviet role in the outbreak of the war, the partition of Poland, and their incorporation of
the Baltic states.
The dominating figure of the Federal Republic of Germany for fourteen years after 1949 was:
In the 1950s and 1960s, Italy experienced:
a rate of industrial growth that rivaled West Germany and France.
The 1944 Bretton Woods conference in New Hampshire was an attempt to avoid the
instability and economic problems of the interwar years by:
lowering trade barriers and stabilizing currencies.
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade laid down rules for all of the following except:
the end of imperial preferences.
The Common Market set up in 1957 did all of the following except:
create a common foreign policy for all European member states.
As a result of the postwar boom and the Common Market, by the 1960s, _____.
Europe's exports equaled those of the United States and Japan combined
In the 1960s and 1970s, "Eurodollars" were:
surplus dollars in European hands.
In the immediate postwar years in the Soviet Union, _____.
official anti-Semitism rose to the surface again
Why did Khrushchev, the chief Soviet leader after Stalin's death, denounce the crimes of the
Stalin era in 1956?
The United States forced him to do so.
The weakest sector of the Soviet economy since Stalin had been:
After the war, agriculture in eastern Europe was:
In 1956, when demonstrations broke out in Hungary against Soviet dominance, _____.
Soviet armed forces suppressed the so-called "counterrevolution"
The sudden end of the European overseas empires after 1945 was the consequence of all of
the following except:
the postwar economic boom in Europe, which made the colonies irrelevant.
In India, Gandhi and other leaders of the Congress party demanded independence, but also
avoid a social revolution.
The partition of India:
led to violence, which included mass expulsions, riots, and massacres.
Which of the following is true about Nehru's policies as the leader of the new Indian
government from 1947 to 1964?
Nehru's program was more paternalistic than democratic.
In 1971, Bangladesh owed its successful secession from Pakistan mostly to:
India's intervention with military forces.
After Burma became an independent republic, _____.
almost all connections with European commerce were severed
The Indonesian Nationalist leader Sukarno, after independence, _____.
governed in the following years under a populist dictatorship
How did Singapore differ from other Southeast Asian countries in the postcolonial era?
Singapore embraced international economic institutions.
The United States gave financial aid to France when it tried to retain control of its colony in
Indochina because the U.S. was:
ready to champion anti-Communist causes.
Independence movements in Africa were complicated in part because:
all of the above.
Of the following colonies, France found it most difficult to give up _____.
All of the following statements were true of the French-Algerian war except:
after the war, most of the French settlers remained in Algeria and became Algerian citizens.
The early postcolonial history of Ghana saw Nkrumah:
govern autocratically and ban opposition parties.
Between 1960 and the 1990s, Nigeria did not:
maintain a commitment to constitutionalism and democracy.
Politically, Nigeria—the most populated country in Africa—:
has experienced frequent military coups.
Uganda, once described as the "pearl of Africa," has faced all of the following problems
since its independence in 1962 except:
ten years of drought and increasing desertification.
France granted independence to its fifteen sub-Saharan colonies in 1960, and subsequently,
all of the following occurred except:
France was largely successful in preventing the spread of civilian or military dictatorships to
its former colonies.
All of the following occurred in Zaire after it became independent except:
the Western governments opposed Mobutu because of his communism.
The only struggle involving African independence that led to superpower confrontation was
The first Arab-Israeli war in 1948 began with the Arab rejection of the partition of Palestine
the United Nations.
a movement committed to the establishment of a Jewish homeland.
. In the Six-Day War of 1967, _____.
Israel took control of the Sinai Peninsula and Golan Heights from Egypt and Syria
What was the outcome of the Yom Kippur War?
It led to new acts of Palestinian terrorism and an Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was a revolt against:
A and B.
Which of the following was a feature of Ayatollah Khomeini's Islamic republic?
Restoration of traditional Islamic ways of life
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