Developments in East Asia, Latin America, Africa & the Middle East since 1945 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the goals of Fulgencio Batista differ from those of the 26th of July Movement?

Question 2 2. What was the name of the advisory committee President Kennedy convened to help resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis?

Question 3 3. Why did the Soviets want to establish a missile base on Cuba?

Question 4 4. Why did President John F. Kennedy implement a quarantine on Cuba?

Question 5 5. When and why did Kashmir become an independent nation?

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Question 6 6. What event in 1945 lead to drastic cultural, political, and economic changes across the globe?

Question 7 7. What has the general trend for Asia been since 1945?

Question 8 8. What was the goal of the 'Great Leap Forward' and the 'Cultural Revolution'?

Question 9 9. What was Zionism?

Question 10 10. Who named the land 'Palestine'?

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Question 11 11. What is anti-Semitism?

Question 12 12. When did Arabs move into the land of Palestine?

Question 13 13. Why did France relinquish its control over Algeria?

Question 14 14. Which European country fought protracted, bloody wars trying to hold on to its African colonies in Angola and Mozambique?

Question 15 15. Why did Great Britain grant Egypt its independence in 1922?

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Question 16 16. Why did Great Britain have a significant role in Palestine's development after WWI?

Question 17 17. The Sandinista rebels had ties to

Question 18 18. Who did Anastasio Somoza defeat to take control of Nicaragua?

Question 19 19. What family ruled Nicaragua for much of the 20th century?

Question 20 20. In the 1950s what stance did the U.S. take concerning Latin America?

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Question 21 21. What made the Truth and Reconciliation Commission unique?

Question 22 22. What groups made up the white population of South Africa?

Question 23 23. Who was the president of South Africa who ended Apartheid?

Question 24 24. What did Apartheid literally mean?

Question 25 25. Which Arab nation was created by the British from the Mandate of Palestine?

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Question 26 26.

Who took Palestinian land after the Arab-Israeli War of 1948?

I. Israel

II. Jordan

III. Egypt

IV. Iraq

Question 27 27. Which was included in U.N. Resolution 181?

Question 28 28. In what year did Israel declare its independence?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the MOST likely profile of a person participating in the Bay of Pigs Invasion?

Question 30 30. What was the Japanese Economic Miracle?

Developments in East Asia, Latin America, Africa & the Middle East since 1945 Chapter Exam Instructions

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