How did the United States help to stabilize Europe after World War II?
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed in 1949. What is the agreement among the nations that formed NATO?
These countries saw major changes in governance as a result of which action?
Eastern European Revolutions of 1989
• East Germany
How did Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty fulfill this mission during the Cold War?
How did the creation of North Atlantic Treaty after World War II affect international politics?
What was a MAIN cause of revolutions in 20th century Latin America?
Which issue has caused an ongoing conflict between Israel and its neighboring nations?
Why was the increase in defense spending by President Ronald Reagan considered historically important?
Which was a contributing factor to the end of the Cold War?
• Unsupportable military spending
• Major nuclear power plant meltdown
• Weaknesses of economic system
These factors helped to bring about what shift in world power?
Revolutions of 1989
• East Germany
How did Central and Eastern Europe change as a result of the events listed in the chart?
Which characteristic do these countries have in common?
• North Korea
What effect did the Iron Curtain have on countries in Central and Eastern Europe?
The oil embargo by OPEC members was a response to the United States’ support of which Middle Eastern nation?
How did U.S. military decisions during the Vietnam War affect the environment in Southeast Asia?
In 1989, which Eastern European country was the first to end communist rule and form a democratic government?
Which statement describes the result of the partition of Korea after World War II?
How did the Cuban Missile Crisis affect international politics?
Which organization was established in reaction to the creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
How did the Soviet Union work to achieve military equality with the United States in 1949?
Which U.S. action is the BEST example of the expansion of the Truman Doctrine?
Which groups are in conflict over claims to Palestinian territory?
What was one effect of the Chinese Cultural Revolution?
Which of these events initiated the Suez Crisis in 1956?
The Cold War began due to confrontations over post-WWII decisions made about which part of the world?
Which of these was an effect of the 1978 Camp David Accords?
Which of these BEST describes the Iron Curtain?
Which evidence would BEST demonstrate the effectiveness of the Marshall Plan?
How did the policies of glasnost (political openness) and perestroika (economic restructuring) affect the Soviet Union in the late 1980s?
Which major factor led to the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947?
Which US policy was influenced by the domino theory?
Which event does this list describe?
• Led by Pol Pot
• Population relocated from cities to rural areas
• Food shortages and political violence killed an estimated 1.7 million people
1934 - became a leader of the Communist party during the Long March
1937 - fought alongside the Kuomintang to repel invading Japanese army
1946 - led the People’s Liberation Army in the Chinese Civil War
1949 - took control of China as Chairman of the People’s Republic
Based on these events, Mao Zedong was important to Chinese history because he
Initiatives of President Eisenhower
• Creation of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1958
• Passage of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA), 1958
• Development of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), 1958
Which event MOST motivated the initiatives listed in the chart?
Which U.S. government agency was established to pursue technological advances during the Cold War?