History 102 Whitaker ch.28 – Flashcards

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________________ used nationalism and sovereignty to capitalize on the fears and frustrations of the time that Serbs were feeling at the time.
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Slobodan Milosevic
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Arguably the most repressive dictatorship in Eastern Europe was that of Nicolae Ceausescu in:
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Romania.
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By the middle of the 1960s, although new industries in Europe continued to prosper,
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basic industries such as steel, coal, and railways were running up debt and deficits
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During the 1960s, although most African American leaders were working within the civil rights movement, some sought complete independence from white society. One such leader was:
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Malcolm X.
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For Europeans the civil rights movement was discomforting because:
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it reminded them of their own colonial injustices
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In 1963, Betty Friedan challenged many of the myths about women's roles, especially that of the supposedly happy housewife, in __________.
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The Feminine Mystique
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In 1968, the Soviet Union sent in troops and proclaimed the Brezhnev Doctrine to suppress the Prague spring, led by Alexander Dubček and other Czechoslovakian reformers who sought:
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to democratize the Czechoslovakian Communist party
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In 1973, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC):
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imposed an oil embargo against Western powers
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In November 1989, the embodiment of the Cold War, the _________, was torn down by ordinary citizens.
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Berlin Wall
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In the 1960s, US music charts began to be dominated by music from outside America with the
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"British invasion."
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Resentment by West Germans toward East Germans continued into the 1990s after the Berlin Wall came down because of a "wall in the mind," as it was called by
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Günter Grass.
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The "velvet revolution" in Czechoslovakia, in the end resulted in the Slovakian independence and the resignation of president:
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Václav Havel.
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The economies of the Soviet bloc also suffered during the 1970s as a result of inefficient per capita production and:
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high military expenditures
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The last general secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union, _________, resigned from office in January 1991.
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Mikhail Gorbachev
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The new culture of mass consumption in Western Europe was marked by
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the institution of credit payments for purchases
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The Russian term perestroika refers to a
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program of economic restructuring in the Soviet Union
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The term ethnic cleansing was coined in reference to
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deliberate campaigns of terror conducted by Serbian irregular troops in Bosnia to force the flight of much larger populations of Muslims and Croatians.
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To what does the term velvet divorce refer?
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the collapse of Czechoslovakia into the separate nations of the Czech Republic and Slovakia
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question
________________ used nationalism and sovereignty to capitalize on the fears and frustrations of the time that Serbs were feeling at the time.
answer
Slobodan Milosevic
question
Arguably the most repressive dictatorship in Eastern Europe was that of Nicolae Ceausescu in:
answer
Romania.
question
By the middle of the 1960s, although new industries in Europe continued to prosper,
answer
basic industries such as steel, coal, and railways were running up debt and deficits
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During the 1960s, although most African American leaders were working within the civil rights movement, some sought complete independence from white society. One such leader was:
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Malcolm X.
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For Europeans the civil rights movement was discomforting because:
answer
it reminded them of their own colonial injustices
question
In 1963, Betty Friedan challenged many of the myths about women's roles, especially that of the supposedly happy housewife, in __________.
answer
The Feminine Mystique
question
In 1968, the Soviet Union sent in troops and proclaimed the Brezhnev Doctrine to suppress the Prague spring, led by Alexander Dubček and other Czechoslovakian reformers who sought:
answer
to democratize the Czechoslovakian Communist party
question
In 1973, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC):
answer
imposed an oil embargo against Western powers
question
In November 1989, the embodiment of the Cold War, the _________, was torn down by ordinary citizens.
answer
Berlin Wall
question
In the 1960s, US music charts began to be dominated by music from outside America with the
answer
"British invasion."
question
Resentment by West Germans toward East Germans continued into the 1990s after the Berlin Wall came down because of a "wall in the mind," as it was called by
answer
Günter Grass.
question
The "velvet revolution" in Czechoslovakia, in the end resulted in the Slovakian independence and the resignation of president:
answer
Václav Havel.
question
The economies of the Soviet bloc also suffered during the 1970s as a result of inefficient per capita production and:
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high military expenditures
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The last general secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union, _________, resigned from office in January 1991.
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Mikhail Gorbachev
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The new culture of mass consumption in Western Europe was marked by
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the institution of credit payments for purchases
question
The Russian term perestroika refers to a
answer
program of economic restructuring in the Soviet Union
question
The term ethnic cleansing was coined in reference to
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deliberate campaigns of terror conducted by Serbian irregular troops in Bosnia to force the flight of much larger populations of Muslims and Croatians.
question
To what does the term velvet divorce refer?
answer
the collapse of Czechoslovakia into the separate nations of the Czech Republic and Slovakia
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