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  • A QUICK REVIEW History: Europe
  • Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WWII?
  • Stalin
  • The basic theory of _________is that people share the work and its rewards equally.
  • Communism
    • This period is described as the political no-cooperation between the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • The Cold War
  • What was the dividing line between Eastern and Western Europe?
  • Iron Curtain
  • Who was the Soviet leader that came into power in 1985 and decreased military spending?
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • When the Soviet Union came to an end in 1991, how many countries did it split into?
  • 15
  • Why was the Berlin Wall built?
  • To keep East Berliners from going to West Berlin. It separated the communist part of the city from the free sections.
  • What year did the Cold War begin?
  • 1945
  • The build up of weapons in order to have power for protection was the ______________
  • Arms Race
  • To reunite or bring back together is _________
  • reunification
  • Which organization included most Western European countries and was formed to: -set up a defense alliance -protect member countries from the Soviet Union invasion -assist in creating free governments.
  • NATO
  • What marked the end of the Cold War?
  • When the Berlin Wall was torn down.
  • When was Germany reunited?
  • 1990
  • How were the Soviet Union and U.S. evenly matched?
    • They both had:
    • permanent seats on the UN Security
    • Strong militaries
    • Space technology
    • Large reserves of nuclear weapons
  • Who Was He?
    • He took power after the death of Lenin
    • Created the Five-Years Plans
    • Ordered many new factories to be built
    • Forced peasants to move to collective farms.
  • Joseph Stalin
  • The alliance of Eastern European countries behind the Iron Curtain was the ____ _____
  • Warsaw Pact
  • What is a collective farm?
    • Farm that is government-owned and employed a large number of workers (peasants).
    • Crops produced on the farms were distributed by the government.
  • What was the main reason the Soviet Union collapsed?
  • Answers may vary exhausted all of their money because they were trying to compete with the United States in the Space Race and Arms race.
  • Who did Hitler send to concentration camps?
    • Jews
    • Mentally ill
    • Disabled people
    • Gypsies
  • Who was the leader of the Nazi Party in Germany?
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Which were effects of the worldwide economic depression?
    • A.) Employment rose and wages fell.
    • B.) Farmers gained land and business grew.
    • C.) People had more money and better jobs.
    • D.) Farmers lost their land and banks closed.
  • D.) Farmers lost their land and banks closed.
  • The Treaty of Versailles blamed what country for World War I?
  • Germany
  • What restrictions did the Treaty of Versailles put on Germany?
    • 1.) Give up land
    • 2.) Accept responsibility for war
    • 3.) Pay reparations for loss and damage
    • 4.) Limit armed forces and stop producing war materials.
  • What was a cause of the Russian Revolution?
  • Answers may vary There were food shortages in Russia.
  • The planned killing of a race of people is _______
  • Genocide
    • When did Bloody Sunday take place?
    • 1905
    • Who was the fascist leader of Italy during WWII?
    • Benito Mussolini
    • The three main countries that formed the Axis Powers were__________
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Japan