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Ap world chapter 20
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How did the emergance of Germany as a new nation state affect the European political scene after 1870?
Germanys arrival disrupted the established order
What impact did World War 1 have on Europe's colonial empire?
The war drew in laborers and soldiers from the colonies
What was a factor causing the Great Depression?
Speculation on the stock market
What strained Japans relations with Western powers in the early 1940's?
Japanese military operations in Indochina, Malaya, and Burma
What describes popular attitudes in Europe toward the prospect of war in the summer of 1914?
Refer to Map 20.2 in the textbook. Which country switches sides after World War 1 began?
What country was least affected by the Great Depression?
The soviet union
What was a distinctive and central feature of the German expression of fascism?
An insistence on a racial revolution
What was a reason for the popularity of the Nazi Party once it seized power in the 1930's?
Its success in bringing Germany out of the Great Depression
What did Japan, Italy, and Germany share in the 1930's?
Aggressive ambition for conquest and empire building
What drew Japan, Germany and Italy into a political alliance by 1936-37?
Hostility towards the soviet union
What effect did World War 2 have on communism?
It enabled communist parties in Eastern Europe and China to assume power
In contrast to what transpired during World War 1, Germany during World War 2 was able to...
Conquer France quickly
What effect did the US Marshall Plan have on European economies?
It promoted economic growth and widespread prosperity in Western Europe
What was a more prominent feature of World War 2 than World War 1?
The blurring of the line between civilian and military strategies
What explains how an assassination in Austria Hungary triggered in World War 1?
The triple alliance and triple entente
What was a term of the Treaty of Versailles?
Germany was to accept sole responsibility for causing World War 1
The new states that had been carved out of which empire were governed as mandates of the League of Nations after World War 1?
The Ottoman Empire
What happened to the German sphere of influence in China after World War 1 ended?
Japan claimed it
Which of the following describes the position of the United States after World War 1?
It became Europe's main creditor
What was characterized European and American culture in the 1920's?
A new consumerism
What represents a response among many Latin American countries to the global repercussions of the Great Depression?
Import substitution industrialization
The set of reforms packaged as the New Deal was based on the belied that...
Government actions and spending programs could correct the market
What appealed to fascists?
Japanese politics and society during the 1920's suggested that Japan favored...
Democratic politics and Western culture
What resulted from Japans attack on Pearl Harbor?
The wars in Asia and Europe merged into a single global war
What happened to Europes empires in Asia and Africa after the end of World War 2?
European empires collapsed as colonies achieved independance
What committed the United States to the defense of Europe against the Soviet Union after World War 2?
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
How did the American occupation of Japan after World War 2 affect the Japanese economy?
It promoted rapid economic growth and generated economic prosperity
What contributed to Western European recovery after the devastation of World War 2?
The ability of Western European countries to integrate their colonies
What reflects Hitlers view of the Aryan as expressed in Mein Kampf?
"He is the Prometheus of mankind..."
In Mein Kampf, Hitler identified as a goal of Nazi foreign policy "to secure for the German people the land and soil to which they are entitled on this earth." Where was the "land and soil" he had in mind?
The Russian Empire
Both Mein Kampf and the Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan portray the best form of government as one in which...
Power is in the hands of one person
What reflects an understanding of the state articulated in the Cardinal Principles if the National Entity of Japan?
"An individual is an existence belonging to the State and her history, which forms the basis of his origin, and is fundamentally one body with it.."
What expresses the national character of Japan expressed through the notion of "kokutai" in the Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan?
"... The relationship between the Emperor and his subjects arises from the same fountainhead, and has prospered ever since the founding of the nation as one in essence..."
The depiction of Germany as Thor in visual source 20.1 suggests that Germany was...
Using the war to destroy Christian civilization
What aspect of the image in visual source 20.2 conveys a sense of urgency explicitly stated in the posters message to "lets End it- Quick"?
The flames in the background
How does the French poster portray the African soldier in Visual Source 20.3?
As a hero
What feature of the war is depicted in John Nash's painting in Visual Source 20.4?
In Visual Source 20.5, what does Otto Dix's painting called Prague Street suggest about how Germany treated its veterans?
Veterans were left to fend for themselves
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