AP European History: Cold War Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the Soviet Union build the Berlin Wall in 1961?

Question 2 2. Why was NATO formed?

Question 3 3. Why was the violence in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia referred to as ethnic cleansing?

Question 4 4. How did the economic downturn of the late 1970s impact Italy?

Question 5 5. How did NATO contribute to the dissolution of Yugoslavia in the 1990s?

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Question 6 6. The accession to power of _____ to the central Yugoslav government provoked many republics to begin moving toward independence.

Question 7 7. Why did the U.S. threaten to stop aiding Italy through the Marshall Plan?

Question 8 8. How was Slovenia's war for independence significantly different from that of the other states fighting for independence?

Question 9 9. Both Khrushchev's first administrative posting and his post-WWII assignment were in what part of the Soviet Union?

Question 10 10. Why did France relinquish its control over Algeria?

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Question 11 11. At which conference was the final partitioning of Germany agreed upon by the Allies?

Question 12 12. Which European country fought protracted, bloody wars trying to hold on to its African colonies in Angola and Mozambique?

Question 13 13. The decision to allow the Soviet Union to dominate Eastern Europe was made at the _____ conference.

Question 14 14. Why did the Netherlands ultimately relinquish its claims to Indonesia?

Question 15 15. How did the election of Margaret Thatcher impact the post-war consensus?

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Question 16 16. Evaluate the statements below and indicate which one best describes a part of Germany's reunification process.

Question 17 17. Which of the following countries did NOT invade Israel soon after its creation?

Question 18 18. When did Khrushchev join the Bolshevik Party?

Question 19 19. Why was Wladyslaw Gomulka replaced in 1948?

Question 20 20. What was the impact of the British led invasion to retake the Suez Canal?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following accurately summarizes 'The Troubles'?

Question 22 22. How did Britain primarily divide up its territory in South Asia when it granted the region independence?

Question 23 23. In 1968, why did Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev send Soviet troops into Czechoslovakia to take control of the government?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT an accomplishment of Charles De Gaulle's presidency?

Question 25 25. Why was the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia often referred to as the Velvet Revolution?

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Question 26 26. How did NATO and the Warsaw Pact differ?

Question 27 27. Why did the Soviet Union install nuclear missile sites on the island of Cuba in 1962?

Question 28 28. In 1948, how did the KSC (the Czechoslovakian Communist Party) pave the way for Moscow's complete control of Czechoslovakia?

Question 29 29. How did Poland's borders change after WWII?

Question 30 30. What was the significance of the European Coal and Steel Community?

AP European History: Cold War Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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