Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 19: Struggles for Democracy (1945-Present) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The accession to power of _____ to the central Yugoslav government provoked many republics to begin moving toward independence.

Question 2 2. Why was the year 1993 especially significant for Czechoslovakia?

Question 3 3. Which statement accurately describes the events in the Balkans in the 1980s and 1990s?

Question 4 4. Which Russian premier attempted to reinvigorate the Soviet economy and government through increased openness in the 1980s?

Question 5 5. How did Yeltsin first come to power in 1991?

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Question 6 6. What was crucial for Yeltsin's 'shock therapy'?

Question 7 7. In 1948, how did the KSC (the Czechoslovakian Communist Party) pave the way for Moscow's complete control of Czechoslovakia?

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

Question 9 9. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

Question 10 10. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

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Question 11 11. The president of which EEC country was a vocal critic of admitting new members?

Question 12 12. Western Europe and the United States acknowledged Poland as being _____.

Question 13 13. Why did Yeltsin resign in 1999?

Question 14 14. In 1968, why did Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev send Soviet troops into Czechoslovakia to take control of the government?

Question 15 15. Why did Bosnia-Herzegovina start fighting with Serbia?

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Question 16 16. Why was the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia often referred to as the Velvet Revolution?

Question 17 17. Why did Milosevic eventually grant Kosovo independence?

Question 18 18. How did Yeltsin's changes to the Russian constitution in 1993 impact the country?

Question 19 19. Why was the violence in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia referred to as ethnic cleansing?

Question 20 20. Why were Slovenes able to win their independence?

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Question 21 21. Why was Wladyslaw Gomulka replaced in 1948?

Question 22 22. As the 1980s ended, what was the biggest question facing the EEC countries?

Question 23 23. What motivated the deportation of all Germans remaining in Czechoslovakia after WWII?

Question 24 24. Why did Boris Yeltsin choose to leave the Communist Party in 1990?

Question 25 25. How did the relationship between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union change after 1948?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following correctly lists the EEC's three new member states added in the 1980s?

Question 27 27. What was the name of the communist group that fought guerrilla battles against the Germans during WWII in Yugoslavia?

Question 28 28. What prompted the creation of the Single European Act?

Question 29 29. What was the Single European Act's main goal?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was a feature of the de-Stalinization effort undertaken by the Communist Party after Stalin's death?

Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 19: Struggles for Democracy (1945-Present) Chapter Exam Instructions

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