What event led to Lenin’scommunist takeover of Russia?The Russian Revolution.The Long March.The rise of the Red Army.The Treaty of Versailles.
Why were Russian peasants angry with thegovernment and Czar Nicholas II in the early1900s?He refused to allow Russians to take part inWWI.He signed the Versailles Treaty that ended WWI.High taxes, low pay, bad land for farming,involvement in WWI, food shortages.He formed an alliance with Hitler and Mussolini.
At the end of the Russian Revolution,Russia became known as the…Soviet UnionSudanEuropean UnionZone of Communist Beliefs
What treaty officially ended WorldWar I?Treaty of VerdunTreaty of WalachiaTreaty of ParisTreaty of Versailles
Why was Germany punished severely by theconditions of the Versailles Treaty?So Germany would not be able to wage war inthe future.Because Germany changed its mind aboutprotecting the environment.Because Germany was gaining strength at theend of WWI and seeking alliances (friendships)with Great Britain and France.So Germany would not be able to tear down theBerlin Wall.
What were German citizens and leadersangry with the provisions of the Treaty ofVersailles?It led to the rise of Vladimir LeninIt left Germany unable to defend itself ifattacked by another country.It marked the transition from democracy tocommunism.It punished France severely (Germany’slongtime ally / friend)
What did the conditions of the Treatyof Versailles intend to do to the sizeof Germany’s military?Increase the size to 2 million soldiersIncrease the size to 1 million soldiersMake it smallerMake it larger
What made Adolf Hitler widely popular ashe attempted to restore German pride?He allied Germany with the United States.He paid $7 trillion in reparations in a shortperiod of time.He led Germany to victory in WWII withsuperior tactics.He completely ignored the conditions ofthe Versailles Treaty and created more jobs
How did Adolf Hitler create jobs duringthe worldwide depression?He put people to work by implementingthe lottery.He started the New Deal in Germany.He put people to work by turning schools,churches, and factories into prisons.He put people to work building tanks,fighter planes, warships, guns, etc.
Why did the worldwide depression spread to theEuropean continent in the years following WWI?A. The steam engine made it possible to cross theAtlantic Ocean in a short period of time.B. Immigrants were kicked off to Ellis Island andreturned to Europe.C. Cities and factories were destroyed during WWI,fewer people wanted European goods, fewer workerswere needed as a result and many could not find jobs.
What term was used to describe thesystematic murder of more than six millionJews, Gypsies, Slavs, disabled people andpolitical opponents?A. TotalitarianismB. AllianceC. HolocaustD. Third Reich
Who was the leader of the Naziparty?Joseph StalinAdolf HitlerWinston ChurchillFranklin D. Roosevelt
Hitler unfairly blamed the___________ for the existingeconomic problems in Germany.A. RussiansB. JewsC. ItaliansD. Japanese
How were the Jews treated whilethe Nazis were in power?Given large plots of landGiven high paying jobsDriven from their jobs, homes,businesses, and schoolsGiven leading roles in the government
During World War II all of thefollowing were allies of the UnitedKingdom EXCEPTA. FranceB. Soviet UnionC. United StatesD. Germany
With the defeat of Germany,_________ became the strongestnation in Europe.The United StatesFranceUnited KingdomThe Soviet Union
The Soviet Union was formallyknown asA. RussiaB. ItalyC. SpainD. Portugal
After WWII Germany was divided; theUnited State, France and the UnitedKingdom occupied West Germany and_________ occupied East Germany.A. GermanyB. Soviet UnionC. ItalyD. Ukraine
What was the name of the politicalbarrier of Eastern Europe after WWII,restricting people’s ability to traveloutside the region?The Iron CurtainThe Government BarrierThe Big FenceThe Great Wall
Most Western European countrieswere constitutional monarchies ordemocracies. Most Eastern Europeancountries had Soviet-controlled__________ governments.A. ConfederateB. DemocraticC. CommunistD. Parliamentary
The _________ was a time of greatpolitical tension between the UnitedStates and the Soviet Union whichnever resulted in the two countriesfighting against one another.HolocaustCold WarHot WarWarsaw Pact
What prevented the two superpowersfrom starting a war against one another?Nuclear weapons could cause globaldestruction.Deep down they were really friends.They didn’t want to see soldiers shot.They had a treaty against war.