The Aftermath of WWII


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Following World War II, what strategy did the United States adopt to deal with the threat of communism?

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1. After World War II, many European countries attempted to pay their post-war debts by printing money. How did this impact their economies?

2. What were the Soviet-controlled group of countries in Eastern Europe known as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your understanding of World War II and its aftermath. During the quiz, you will be tested on post-war debts and who governed German territory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • United States policy in regards to communism after WWII
  • How countries tried to pay post-war debt
  • Group of countries controlled by the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding World War II
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about German territory after the war
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding post-war debt and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about World War II, review the accompanying lesson titled The Aftermath of WWII. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Cold War
  • Explores the reconstruction of Europe
  • Explains the financial ramifications of the war
  • Covers policies put in place by the United States after the war