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World History Final Exam
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What were the four MAIN causes of WWI?
Was the Treaty of Versailles fair in terms of Germany? Explain.
Germany wasn't there when it was written, it wasn't written on neutral ground, and they were blamed for war.
What were the four causes of WWII?
Rise of Dictatorship
Treaty of Versailles
Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?
The U.S. didn't trade with Japan and gave military aid to China.
Explain why there is fighting in Kashmir.
Hindus and Muslims both wanted Kashmir.
How did the creation of Israel lead to conflict?
Pakistanis didn't believe the UN had the right to partition.
What does the American policy "containment" mean in terms of the Cold War?
To prevent the expansion of communism during the cold war and block Soviet influences.
Whose assassination was one of the direct causes for the war?
What was the strategic water route taken over by Egypt during the Arab-Israeli war in 1956?
What is the term that refers to the systematic mass killing of Jews and other groups judged to be inferior?
What event cased Russia to pull out of the war?
Explain the Schlieffen Plan
Germany's plan to take over France
What is "blitzkrieg" referred to?
Explain the significance of Imperialism.
All the countries wanted to control everything so it lead to fighting
The Allied force alliance of WWI included which countries?
Great Britain, France, Russia and Italy
What was the Zimmerman Telegram?
an intercepted telegram from Mexico
What was the nonagression pact?
Stalin and Hitler agreed to no fighting each other for 10 years
What political party in Germany proclaimed that Aryans were a "master race?"
What was the alliance established by the European Communist nations in response to NATO?
Explain what the Muslim League's importance was.
Protect the Muslims
Who were the "new heroes" of China during the Cultural Revolution?
Between 1934 and 1939, the Great Purge was a campaign to eliminate who?
Opposition to Stalin
The United States has what type of economy?
What is the small region at the northern point of India next to Pakistan causing conflict between India's Muslims and Hindus called?
Which term refers to a government where its citizens choose the leaders and the laws?
What was the purpose of the Truman Doctrine?
To provide military and financial aid to countries who reject communism
List several countries that were a part of the NATO alliance?
Canada, U.S., several western European nations
The alliance between the Soviet Union and its allies during the Cold War was called
Which country was forced to assume total responsibility for the damages cause in WWI?
What was the 38th parallel?
line that divided North and South Korea
Explain the Bell Act and its significance.
Provided free trade between the Philippines and the United States for 8 years with increasing tariffs.
What was the term called that referred to the competition that was created between the United States and the Soviet Union that involved the development of weapons of mass destruction?
What is the name of India's national political party?
Who was the African leader who worked to liberate Gold Coast from the British?
Kristallnacht is also known as what?
Night of Broken Glass
What was the secret society that was made up of mostly African farmers who were forced out by the British?
The collapse of the Soviet Union resulted in the creation of how many new nations?
Who launched a nonviolent campaign of Indian non-cooperation with the British?
Which two countries wanted to control Afghanistan in the 1800s?
Britain and Russia
What was the purpose of the Mujahideen
to rebel communism
What type of economic system did the Soviet Union have?
What group took over Afghanistan after the Soviets power fell?
Explain the Negritude Movement
celebration of African culture
Who was the Filipino president who imposed martial law and was exiled to Hawaii after denying that he had been defeated by Corazon Aquino in the 1986 elections?
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