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Chapter 41 America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004

A separatist religious group that claims for itself exclusive knowledge of truth and a superior method of salvation over all other religious organizations Sect A Unauthorized or voluntary groups that employ military organization, methods, and equipment outside the official military system of command and organization Paramilitary The policy of promoting high tariff taxes on imported […]

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What were the causes of the Cold War?

What were the causes of the Cold War? AMERICAN VIEW -Stalin didn’t keep the agreements he had made with the Western Allies about holding free elections after the war in countries occupied by the Soviet Army. -This scared the West, who believed that Stalin would try to take over the world by force – Communist […]

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Cold War Regents Review

question (3) compete economically and militarily answer The political climate of the Cold War caused the world’s two superpowers to (1) cooperate in halting the spread of communism (2) colonize Africa and Asia (3) compete economically and militarily (4) protect human rights question (4) dangers of the Cold War answer . . . “We may […]

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Unit 9: WW2, The Cold War, and Modern Europe Questions

question Discuss the factors that led to US and USSR spheres of influence in Europe in the latter 20th century. answer Policy of Containment (1947) – In January 1947, George Kennan – U.S. Ambassador to the USSR – submitted a report to the U.S. Defense Secretary using the word “containment” for the first time: “The […]

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Beginnings of the Cold War

question Damage caused by WW2 (and changes) answer -millions of lives lost on all sides -bombing had destroyed houses, factories, shops and entire cities -by 1945 there were millions of sick, hungry and homeless refugees throughout Europe and the rest of the world -rise of superpowers. Before war there were many countries that could claim […]

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Ch.31 Western Society & Eastern Europe during the Cold War

question European countries dealt with internal issues after WWII such as what? answer rebuilding infrastructure question Europeans realized doing what was not worth the expense following WWII? answer maintaining colonies question What war began to take shape as the US and USSR began to take shape post-WWII? answer Cold War question What was the Cold […]

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Cold War Quiz

question Cold War answer After World War II, the long period of intense rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States. question Truman Doctrine answer President Truman’s policy of giving American aid to nations threatened by communist expansion. question Berlin Wall answer A wall built by the communist East German government in 1961 to […]

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Cold War & Modern World

question SuperPowers answer Name for the U.S. and Soviet Union after World War II because we were the two strongest countries in the world. question Iron Curtain answer Winston Churchill’s term for the Cold War division between the Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe and the U.S.-dominated Western Europe. question United Nations answer Created at the end of […]

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Cold War Foreign Policy

question The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan represented attempts by the United States to deal with the answer 2. spread of communism Explanation: The Truman Doctrine was request to the US Congress for assistance for Greece and Turkey (weapons, food, aid) in their on-going struggle against Communism within their nations. The Marshall plan was […]

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Cold War and the Truman Years (1945-1953) (Unit 2)

question The main purpose of the “G.I. Bill of Rights” (Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944) was to answer give veterans help in starting businesses or paying for educational expenses question The accumulation of war bonds during World War II, coupled with the scarcity of consumer goods at the end of the war, led to answer […]

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Cold War Europe Countries + capitals

question Ireland answer Dublin question Great Britain answer London question France answer Paris question Spain answer Madrid question Portugal answer Lisbon question Andorra answer Andorra La Vella question Italy answer Rome question Switzerland answer Bern question Belgium answer Brussels question Netherlands answer Amsterdam question Denmark answer Copenhagen question West Germany answer Bonn question East Germany […]

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Map Quiz 4-Cold War Europe

question Albania answer question Austria answer question Bulgaria answer question Czechoslovakia answer question Denmark answer question East Germany answer question Finland answer question France answer question Hungary answer question Iceland answer question Norway answer question Romania answer question Spain answer question Soviet Union answer question Switzerland answer question Turkey answer question UK answer question West […]

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Western Society and Eastern Europe in the Decades of the Cold War

question What was the role of the Soviet Union after WWII? answer they had an empire in Eastern Europe, and were a leading part of the cold war. question What was the position of Western Europe after WWII? answer they recovered but were never totally dominant again. question What was a significant change the US […]

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Post-Cold War Europe

question Which of the following three nations were admitted to full membership in the European union effective January 1, 1995 answer Austria, Sweden, Finland question The primary basis for the rebellion in Chechnya is answer nationalism question As of the beginning of the 21st century, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was made up of which […]

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The Modern World- The Cold War

question The Cold War Begings answer question By creating international and national commissions to oversee atomic energy plants and research, the U.S. government was able to accomplish what? answer limit the development of atomic weaponry question Which of these is NOT a major principle of the United States? answer suppression of religion question This was […]

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Cold War Study Guide

question What is United Nations? answer United Nations was a group of 50 countries that was created to protect against aggression question What is the iron curtain? answer Iron Curtain was a phrase that Winston Churchill used to describe the division of Europe question What is containment? answer Containment was a U.S. policy that was […]

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Chapter 30-AP Euro-The Cold War

question Origins of the Cold War answer A. The Soviet Union and the US began to quarrel as soon as the threat of Germany disappeared. -Hostility between the Eastern and Western powers was a logical outgrowth of military developments, wartime agreements, and long-standing differences question Why did the US and GB not try to take […]

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Cold War Global Regents

question The economic policies of the Soviet Union traditionally emphasized the production of 1.automobiles for export 2.building materials for luxury housing 3.consumer goods 4.heavy industrial goods answer 4.heavy industrial goods question Which is generally a characteristic of a communist economy? 1.investment is encouraged by the promise of large profits 2.the role of government in the […]

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Chapter 28: Cold War and a New Western World

question World War II not only devastated the countries, cities, peoples, and cultures of Europe, but also destroyed answer European supremacy in world affairs question At the close of World War II who inherited the European tradition of power politics? answer The Soviet Union and the United States question The first area of conflict in […]

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WWII and Cold War

question Allied Powers answer Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and France during World War II. question Axis Powers answer Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II. question Nazi-Soviet Non-Agression Pact answer -Stalin signed this with Hitler -Stalin did this because after the Munich conference, he did not want to […]

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APUSH Cold War Study Sheet – Chapter 25

question What established the Soviet sphere of influence in Eastern Europe? answer The Yalta Conference and the Potsdam Conference -Stalin insisted that Russian national security mandated the need for pro-Soviet governments in Eastern Europe and the presence of Soviet troops in Poland and surrounding countries, including Romania and Hungary. At the Yalta Conference FDR needed […]

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