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Arts and Humanities
World History final 2016
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This plan said we would support and ally with countries fighting communism.
Giving into the demands to keep the peace
The belief that is one country falls to communism then many more countries will too
Japanese soldiers who were sent one suicide missions during WW2
Willingness to go to the edge of war, and having the means to back yourself up
When the cost of living increases, but wages do not
Germany, Italy, and Japan during WW2
The symbolic divide between the communist controlled east and the democratic controlled west
The policy of the United States to try and stop the spread of communism during the cold war
The tearing down of this object symbolized the reunification of German
Britain, France, and the United States during WW2
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union during WW2
Where North Korea and South Korea were divided both before and after the Korean War
Intentionally killing a group of people based on their race, religion, ethnicity, or nationality
Economic restructuring put in place by Mikhail Gorbachev to jump start the Soviet economy with small amounts of capitalism
The fascist leader of Italy that greatly influenced Adolf Hitler.
This battle was an important battle of World War 2 in the European theater, during thisbattle the Soviets defeated the Germans and put them on the defensive.
The first atomic bomb ever used in warfare was dropped on this location.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The event was the closest the U.S and Soviet Union ever came to nuclear war.
This religious leader helped overthrow the secular Iranian gov.
The government regulation and limitation of information they allow the public to see.
This plan said we would provide weapons to countries fighting communism and rebuilding after World War 2
The lessening of Cold War tensions that occurred under the leadership of Richard Nixon.
He was the secular leader of Iran who had support from America, and was overthrown by his people and a religious leader.
Battle of Britain
Continued aerial bombing raids of this Allied power occurred during this battle.
Anti-communist guerrilla fighters who resisted Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
Group that fought for communism in Vietnam using guerilla tactics.
He was the leader of the communists in China.
Ho Chi Minh
The leader of North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Hitlers invasion of this country led to the start of World War 2.
Peace keeping organization that was created after world war 2
The event that got the United States involved in World War 2
The allied invasion of the beaches of Normandy in 1944
When the United States and Great Britain gave supplies to West Berlin after they were blockaded by the Soviet Union
The Berlin Airlift
Government control over every aspect of public and private life
Which one of these characteristics is not a characteristic of a fascist government
It promotes free speech
The league of Nations was
How did Hitler seize power?
He was elected
Japan invaded ______ in 1937and was not punished by the League of Nations
This was Hitler's book he wrote while in prison that outlined his ideas for Germany
Why were the German people eager for change in the late 1920's and early 1930's?
They felt the treaty of Versailles was unfair to them
What did Italy hope to achieve by invading Ethiopia?
An African Empire
Which is not an example of appeasement
Allowing the use of kamikaze tactics
By what means did Stalin's communist party sure obedience
Secret police, censorship, and terror
Stalin mainly used propaganda to
increase support of communism
This agreement was signed by Stalin and Hitler
Hitler signed an agreement with Stalin because
He didn't want to have a war on two fronts
What did Japan hope to achieve by invading China?
What nation was not part of the allies in World war 2
This is the reason Japan attacked Pearl Harbor
End U.S. interference in Asia and the Pacific
The term Holocaust is referring to which event
The massacre of more than 6 million Jewish people
The United States backed this group during the civil war in China
He became the leader of North Korea after Kim Jong ii
Kim Jong Un
What was the purpose of the Bay of Pigs invasion?
In this system the government has complete control over people's public and private lives
Which answer does not describe why the Soviet Union Collapesd
Its economy did not function well
What was the purpose of perestroika in the Soviet Union
To allow small bits of capitalism to improve the economy
Who were the Salt talks between?
Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford and Lenoid Brezhnev
Why did Boris Yeltsin introduce Shock therapy?
He introduced it as a new form of medical treatment
Is appeasement an effective tactic? Why or why not? Give a specific historical example to support your answer
No, history shows that appeasement never worked, example: World War 2
How did the policy of containment lead towards world conflict
The United States has a strong distaste for Communism and used almost any tactic to stop it from spreading across the world. Example: Korean and Vietnam wars
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