Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
World History Chapter 27 Review
Be careful with the one about Greece, I wasn't sure. Send it to me if you have it and I will change it immediately.
Terms in this set (23)
Who wrote One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich? What was the book about?
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; one day in a Soviet concentration camp
Who wrote The Second Sex? What was the book about?
Simone de Beauvoir; the treatment of women throughout history
Which president was involved with the Cuban missile crisis?
Which Soviet leader promoted the growth oog heavy industry over consumer goods after World War I? What were the outcomes for the Soviet people due to this person?
Stalin; they were shortchanged, the production of consumer goods did not increase as much as the heavy industry, and there was a housing shortage
Which West German leader was responsible for the "economic miracle?"
Who was the FIRST president of France's Fifth Republic?
Charles de Gaulle
Who was the communist leader of Cuba during the Cuban missile crisis? What superpower was he allied with?
Fidel Castro; Soviet Union / Nikita Khrushchev
Which U.S. President resumed relations with China after the Vietnam War?
Which U.S. president increased the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam?
Which Soviet leader was given credit for building the Berlin Wall?
Which country had a civil war in 1946 that contributed to tensions between the Soviet Union and Great Britain? What was the outcome of this?
Greece; democrats stay in power and Greece joins NATO (?)
What was the Marshall plan designed to do?
restore the economic stability of nations after WWII
Which country became a Communist nation in 1949, which spread fears about the spread of communism in the U.S.?
Which countries were a part of the original nations of NATO?
Belgium, Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Iceland, the United States, and Canada
Which were nations part of the Warsaw Pact?
Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania
After the successful launch of Sputnik, many Americans feared what about the Soviet Union?
that they had a massive lead in building missiles
What does the "Bay of Pigs" refer to?
a U.S. attempt to overthrow the Cuban government
Who was the leader of the "Prague Spring?" What was this movement?
Alexander Dubček; a short-lived period of euphoria after Dubček's promise of democratization
Which U.S. senator was responsible for the anti-Communist movement known as the "Red Scare?"
In 1970, which university in Ohio had FOUR students killed by the Ohio National Guard during an anti-war demonstration?
Kent State University
What is the Truman Doctrine?
a policy put in pace by President Truman that declared that "it's the policy of the U.S. to help peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or outside pressures"
What is the "domino theory?"
the belief that if communists succeeded in South Vietnam, then other countries would fall to communism
How did the Truman Doctrine and the "domino theory" affect the U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War period?
The Truman Doctrine was put in place to prevent other countries from falling to communism, and both made the U.S. very harsh to communists
Sets with similar terms
World War II Test
history chap 15
World Wars Test Review: Terms, Events, And People…
History Vocab 9
Other sets by this creator
Macbeth Unit test
Vocabulary Unit 4
Accounting Chapter 4 Test
Vocab unit 8