Western Civilization after WWII Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which Russian premier attempted to reinvigorate the Soviet economy and government through increased openness in the 1980s?

Question 2 2. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was a feature of the de-Stalinization effort undertaken by the Communist Party after Stalin's death?

Question 4 4. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 5 5. When did the Soviet Union officially dissolve?

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Question 6 6. What idea claims that the people of a nation or region have the right to choose how they will be governed themselves?

Question 7 7. Vietnam was a former colony of what Western European country?

Question 8 8. What country fought particularly hard to maintain its African colonies?

Question 9 9. How did the Indian Independence Movement differ to other existing independence movements in the post-World War II era?

Question 10 10. Why does the Sykes-Picot Agreement have long term consequences that are relevant even today?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following played the most prominent role in re-shaping the political landscape of Europe following WWII?

Question 12 12. Aid from the United States came to many western, capitalist countries as a result of the _____.

Question 13 13. Which western leader was surprisingly defeated in elections soon after the end of WWII?

Question 14 14. Which of the following countries did NOT control occupation zones in Germany following WWII?

Question 15 15. Why was the French government in the years following the ratification of their new constitution in 1946 largely ineffective?

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Question 16 16. The Chinese National Party, Kuomintang, was originally founded by _____.

Question 17 17. To what does the 'Long March' refer?

Question 18 18. When did the Mao's communists finally defeat the Kuomintang?

Question 19 19. Mao Zedong and the Communist Party were able to achieve victory due in part to Kuomintang's _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following explanations best describes the Japanese invasion and occupation of China?

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Question 21 21. Name the revolutionary who had been imprisoned for 27 years, before becoming South Africa's first black president?

Question 22 22. In what way did the Atlantic Charter encourage African Decolonization?

Question 23 23. What contributed to making 1960 as the Year of Africa?

Question 24 24. Define Pan-Africanism.

Question 25 25. Which is NOT a factor in the decolonization of Africa?

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Question 26 26. Support for which of the following encouraged the US to fight communist uprisings even in small, seemingly strategically unimportant nations?

Question 27 27. Which Soviet communist leader promoted the idea that communist nations should safeguard against reform not only domestically but in other communist countries?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements best explains China's concerns and their role in the Korean War?

Question 29 29. What enabled the Afghan mujahideen fighters to resist Soviet occupation and eventually drive the Soviet Army from Afghanistan?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes the outcome of the war between Communist North Vietnam and US-backed South Vietnam?

Western Civilization after WWII Chapter Exam Instructions

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