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In the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s
The urban population declined

He returned to Poland for and astonishing pilgrimage across his native lands, preaching the rights of man
Pope John Paul II

His invasion of Kuwait provoked the United States in the United Nations to a war in the golf in 1990
Saddam Hussein

The “velvet divorce” refers to
The division of Czechoslovakia into two states

“Euro” refers to
The new European unified currency

The Paris Accord of 1990 was a Europe-wide agreement to
Affirm existing borders and reduce

By declaring Russia independent from the old Soviet Union, Yeltskin caused
Gorbachev’s job to disappear

The biggest profits in Russia were made by those with connections to
The oil industry

The person most responsible for the ethnic cleansing war in Bosnia was
Slobadan Milosevic

The genius behind the Soviet movement towards perestroika and glasnost was
Mikhail Gorbachev

The Solidarity’s method of enacting change in the early 1990s was a way of
Gradual political change the rapid economic change

In 1989, the fight of tens of thousands of east German people from their country to West Germany was made possible partly because
Hungry allowed people to flee across its borders to West Germany

Mccratic system in Russia seems to have been responsible for Yeltsin’s withdrawal from
Chechnya

Economic pattern in Eastern Europe in the 1990s was toward
Fully free-market economies

From 1991 to 1986, the average Russian male life expectancy
Fell from 69 to 58 years

The leader of the Polish Solidarity movement was
Walesa

Glasnost is based on the notion of
Openness of speech and expression

Eastern European country that experienced considerable bloodshed and violence during its 1989 revolution was
Romania

An initial massive exodus of Germans from east Germany began as a result of
Fall of the iron curtain and hungry

Generally speaking, the early 1990 the result of Gorbachev’s perestroika was
Initial improvement but overall a stalled economy

French economic recovery following the second world war centered on
A mixed state and private economy

Stalin’s successor, Khrushchev
Dennounced Stalinist policies and Stalin himself

Soviet writer and poet who was forced by Khrushchevto refuse the Nobel Prize in 1958 was
Pasternak

The only Eastern European Communist leader to build an independent communist state free from Stalinist control was
Tito

In Italy, the leading political party in the immediate postwar elections was the
Christian Democrats

American-Soviet conflict in the post-second world war era first centered on the problem of the future of
Poland

Which of the following statements describes a policy of Stalin after the second world war
He revived forced-labor camps

During and after the second world war, American leaders were most concerned that the Eastern European countries would
Be friendly towards Russia

The French man who came to symbolize the resurgence of European nationalism was
Charles DeGaulle

Since the second world war, communist participation in Western European governments has
Increased

The only Eastern European communist country able to remain free of Stalin’s control was
Yugoslavia

The country that blocked British entry into the common market and withdrew its forces from NATO was
France

Under Stalin, top priority in production in the Soviet Union was given to
Military goods

After the second world war, Stahelin’s chief policy goal was
Russian domination of Eastern Europe

The Allied nations of the second world war include all the following except
Austria

Defeat by communist and nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh in 1954 marks the end of French control of
Indochina

Khrushchev’s de-Stalinization led to revolts in
Poland and Hungary

All of the following phrases characterize the views of the French government under Charles de Gaulle except
Anti-NATO and a reluctant participant in the common market

The 1954 Supreme Court decision on segregation was based on the principle that
Separate educational facilities are on equal, hence unconstitutional

The new leader of Poland in 1956 was
Wladyslaw Gomulka

Family Abdel Nasser is most famous for
Nationalizing the Suez Canal

Since the second world war, science has been characterized by which of the following
A reliance on government research grants

As a result of big science, the control scientists have over their experimentation has
Decreased

The country that took the lead in big science was
The United States

All of the following statements about postwar scientists are true except that
They form a smaller but more diverse group

The 1968 revolt in France that threatened de Gaulle’s government was started by
University students

The Nuremberg laws referred to
Jewish citizenship

The Vichy government in 1940 was established in
France

Which of the following was not a modern totalitarian state in the 1930s
France

The two countries in which modern totalitarianism reached its most complete form in the 1930s were
Russia and Germany

Before the modern totalitarian state, the traditional form of anti-democratic government in Europe was
Conservative authoritarianism

The modern totalitarian state is
Characterized by rapid and profound changes

Lenin’s new economic policy of 1921
Restored limited economic freedom

Before Lenin died, he named which of the following as his successor
No one

Stalin became London successor because he
Successfully related Russian realities to Marxist teachings

Stalin’s plans for rapid industrialization were based on
Depriving peasants in order to feed workers

Under Stalin, woman’s greatest real benefits were
Work freedom and accessible education

Most Germans reacted to Hitler’s purge of Jews with
Apathy and indifference

Which of the following characterize Stalinist society
The politicization of art and literature

For Italian women the fascist regime of Mussolini meant
No improvement and a probable decline in status

The social class within German society to whom Hitler appealed most was the
Middle-class

Which of the following would have most likely supported Hitler
Nationalists

Conservative authoritarianism differs from modern totalitarianism in that it
Was more concerned with maintaining the status quo then with rapid change or war

Which of the following countries experienced a revival of conservative authoritarianism in the 1920s
Hungary

In essence, the totalitarian state was
An extension of the dictatorial state

One major reason for British appeasement of Hitler was that
He was seen as the bulwark against communism

The Russians defeated the Germans at
Stalingrad

Prior to June 1944, most of the fighting against Germany on the continent was carried out by
The Soviet union

American policy during the second world war can be best described as
“Europe first” and the war in the Pacific second

The turning point in the north African war with the British defeat of the Germans in the battle of
El Alamein

It appears that rapid industrialization in the Soviet Union under Stalin was accompanied by
A fall in the standard of living

The country most interested in strict implementation of the Treaty of Versailles was
France

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