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Stalin's 5 year plans were intended to transform Russia not what? and industrial society
Hitler was confident that western states who signed the treaty of versailles would not have to use what to maintain it? force
Great Britain's appeasement policy it was based on Prime minister Chamberlain's belief in Adolf Hitler's invasion of what economy.
Sudetenland the area of Czechoslovakia that Hitler was given
Britain and France declared war on Germany 2 days after Hitler's invasion of what country? poland
The Muken Incident an attack on Japanese soldiers disguised as Chinese
In 1940, Japan was forced to decide which ones it needed more: Indochina's raw materials or US oil and scrap iron
What significant event happened on Dec. 7 1941? Japanese launched a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor
What happened at Dunkirk? Heroic effort by the royal navy and private civilians evacuated 338,000 allied troops
Blitzkrieg Hitlers form of attack that used tank divisions supported by air attacks
Why did hitler plan to conquer the Soviet Union? to secure land and Slavic slaves to strengthen the Reich
The Battle of Stalingrad: the entire German sixth army was lost
The Battle of Midway Island: the turning point of the war in Asia that est. US naval superiority over Japan
Total war: it involved a complete mobilization of resources of people
What did the USSR the US and Great Britain all insist on at Yalta? the germany surrenders unconditionally
The Marchall Plan: designated to restore the economic stability of europeans nations after WWII
What 3 groups were victim of the holocaust? Jews, Slavic people, gypsies
What did the Nazis build when the Einsatzgruppen proved to be too slow? Special extermination camps in Poland
Heinrich Himmler administered the Nazis final solution
Why Truman want to avoid an invasion of Japan he believed that Americans would suffer heavy losses
What did Truman demand from Eastern Europe at the Potsdam Conference? freely elected gov'ts
Warsaw Pact sought to create a military alliance between the Soviet Union and various Eastern European nations
What did the Truman doctrine state that the US would provide to nations threatened by communist expansion? money
Us fears about the spread of communism increased when what country became communist in 1949? China
Cold War a period of political tension following WWII
EXperienced an "economic miracle" after WWII? West Germany
What did US and Great Britain believe about the liberated nations of Eastern Europe ? they held free elections to determine their futures
What did Egyptian colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser do in 1956? He seized the suez canal company britain and france
Name 3 areas that Isael gained control over during th 6 day war sinai peninsula, west bank territory and the golan heights
What policy did the US adopt toward the Soviet Union tos top the spread of communism? containment
What view does Pan-Africanism promote? black africans share a common identity
Brezhnev Doctrine the policy that the Soviet Union had a right to intervene if communism was threatened in another communist nation
What did many Americans fear when Soviet Union launched the Sputnik I Satellite in 1957? that the soviet union was ahead of the US in the production of missles
Who was fighting in Northern Ireland throughout the 1960s and 1970s that the British govt struggled to address? catholics and protestants
Alexander Dubcek A communist leader who initiated the "Prague Spring" with a series of reform in Czechoslovakia
Joseph McCarthy the US senator responsible for the anti-communist movement known as the "Reds scare"
Detente refers to improved relations between the US and the Soviet Union in the 1970s
Why was the Berlin wall built? to prevent East Germans from defecting to West Germany
Which nation declined ecnomically after WWII? Great Britain
In what state did Vladimir Putin used military force to suppress a rebellion ? chechyna
The North American Free Trade Agreement sought to est. cooperative trade guidelines between Canada, the US and Mexico
Why Margaret Thatcher resign? after her plan to replace local property taxes with a national flat-rate was rejected
One of European Unions first goals was the est. of what? a common European currency
Gorbachev realized that economic reform would not succeed without what? Political reform
Gorbachev ha dado some serious problems was his reforms. One was... Mutli-ethnic republics
Perestroika The Russian word that means restructuring used to describe the reform movement by Mikhail Gorbachev
How did president carter protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan? By canceling US participation in the 1980 Olympic games
By 1980 the Soviet Union was ailing from what? A decline economy, rising infant mortality, and poor working conditions
New tensión arose between Bosnia and Serbia when Serbia refuse to all whom, to continental to exist as an autonomous province Kosovo
What caused the states to join the Allie in fighting WWII? The German unrestricted us of submarine warfare
Name at least 3 thing considered a major cause of WWII The growth, militarism and internal dissent
What kid of warfare was characterized in the western front that kept both sides in virtually the same positions for 4 years? Trench warfare
Who were the central powers? Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany,and the Ottoman Empire
Militarism The aggressive preparation for war which was growing along with nations' armies
What fatal mistake did kerensky make? Deciding to continue the war
What did Lenin do I an attempt to end Russia's involvement in the war? He signed the treaty of Brest-Litovsk with germany. This gave up a lot of Russian territory
What did president Wilson argue for at the pars peace conference? A league of nations to prevent future wars
Treaty of versátiles Under this treaty, Germany was forced to for war damage, give up land to a new polis state and return alsace and Lorraine to France
Nuremberg laws Laws excluding jews from German citizenship
Fascist gov't A strong central government led by a dictatorial ruler
What happened on November 9, 1938 that was left by the Nazi's was destructive rampage against German jews? The kristallnacht
What as Hitler's goal? To create a 3rd Reich, or German empire
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