QUICK REVIEW -History of Europe


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QUICK REVIEW -History of Europe

  1. 1. A QUICK REVIEW History: Europe
  2. 2. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WWII?
  3. 3. Stalin
  4. 4. The basic theory of _________is that people share the work and its rewards equally.
  5. 5. Communism
  6. 6. <ul><li>This period is described as the political no-cooperation between the United States and the Soviet Union. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Cold War
  8. 8. What was the dividing line between Eastern and Western Europe?
  9. 9. Iron Curtain
  10. 10. Who was the Soviet leader that came into power in 1985 and decreased military spending?
  11. 11. Mikhail Gorbachev
  12. 12. When the Soviet Union came to an end in 1991, how many countries did it split into?
  13. 13. 15
  14. 14. Why was the Berlin Wall built?
  15. 15. To keep East Berliners from going to West Berlin. It separated the communist part of the city from the free sections.
  16. 16. What year did the Cold War begin?
  17. 17. 1945
  18. 18. The build up of weapons in order to have power for protection was the ______________
  19. 19. Arms Race
  20. 20. To reunite or bring back together is _________
  21. 21. reunification
  22. 22. 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.
  23. 23. NATO
  24. 24. What marked the end of the Cold War?
  25. 25. When the Berlin Wall was torn down.
  26. 26. When was Germany reunited?
  27. 27. 1990
  28. 28. How were the Soviet Union and U.S. evenly matched?
  29. 29. <ul><li>They both had: </li></ul><ul><li>permanent seats on the UN Security </li></ul><ul><li>Strong militaries </li></ul><ul><li>Space technology </li></ul><ul><li>Large reserves of nuclear weapons </li></ul>
  30. 30. Who Was He? <ul><li>He took power after the death of Lenin </li></ul><ul><li>Created the Five-Years Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Ordered many new factories to be built </li></ul><ul><li>Forced peasants to move to collective farms. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Joseph Stalin
  32. 32. The alliance of Eastern European countries behind the Iron Curtain was the ____ _____
  33. 33. Warsaw Pact
  34. 34. What is a collective farm?
  35. 35. <ul><li>Farm that is government-owned and employed a large number of workers (peasants). </li></ul><ul><li>Crops produced on the farms were distributed by the government. </li></ul>
  36. 36. What was the main reason the Soviet Union collapsed?
  37. 37. 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.
  38. 38. Who did Hitler send to concentration camps?
  39. 39. <ul><li>Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Mentally ill </li></ul><ul><li>Disabled people </li></ul><ul><li>Gypsies </li></ul>
  40. 40. Who was the leader of the Nazi Party in Germany?
  41. 41. Adolf Hitler
  42. 42. Which were effects of the worldwide economic depression? <ul><li>A.) Employment rose and wages fell. </li></ul><ul><li>B.) Farmers gained land and business grew. </li></ul><ul><li>C.) People had more money and better jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>D.) Farmers lost their land and banks closed. </li></ul>
  43. 43. D.) Farmers lost their land and banks closed.
  44. 44. The Treaty of Versailles blamed what country for World War I?
  45. 45. Germany
  46. 46. What restrictions did the Treaty of Versailles put on Germany?
  47. 47. <ul><li>1.) Give up land </li></ul><ul><li>2.) Accept responsibility for war </li></ul><ul><li>3.) Pay reparations for loss and damage </li></ul><ul><li>4.) Limit armed forces and stop producing war materials. </li></ul>
  48. 48. What was a cause of the Russian Revolution?
  49. 49. Answers may vary There were food shortages in Russia.
  50. 50. The planned killing of a race of people is _______
  51. 51. Genocide
  52. 52. <ul><li>When did Bloody Sunday take place? </li></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>1905 </li></ul>
  54. 54. <ul><li>Who was the fascist leader of Italy during WWII? </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>Benito Mussolini </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>The three main countries that formed the Axis Powers were__________ </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul>