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bham final 5/17/17

Bham - 2nd semester final for 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017

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Germany's plan to avoid a two-front war. Schlieffen Plan
The Schlieffen Plan was designed to Avoid a two-front war by... invading and defeating France first, then Russia.
What weapon caused the most death in WWI? Machine Gun
Why did so many die in WW I? Machine gun, bombs, poison gas.
Approximately how many soldiers were killed in WW I? 10 million
What is the main reason the U.S got involved in WWI? Zimmerman note
In the Zimmerman Note Mexico was promised what? That Germany would help Mexico regain lands lost to the United States in the Mexican American War.
How did the Treaty of Versailles lead to WW II? It left an angry Germany wanting revenge.
The major impact of the Treaty of Versailles on Germany was that the treaty led to An increase in Germany’s desire to regain its power and prestige
What was one goal of the Communist government of Stalin’s Soviet Union when they tapped people’s telephones and read their mail? making people afraid to protest
Hitler in Germany, Stalin in USSR, and Mussolini in Italy all came to power following: WW I
What were two problems post WW I in Europe? terrible economic and social problems
Which of the following is characteristic of totalitarian states? censorship, violence, terrorism
Appeasement failed when Hitler invaded _______. Czechoslovakia
Laws made by Hitler to limit the Jews such as taking away their German citizenship. Nuremberg Laws
The tide of war turned from Axis conquests to Allied victories in Battles of Midway, Stalingrad, El Alamein
What reason did President Truman used to justify his decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945?: He felt it would shorten the war and eliminate the need for an invasion of Japan
Why was it so easy for the USSR to take control of Eastern Europe? The Soviets were already stationed there at the end of WW II.
The United States got involved in the Vietnam War because of these 2 ideas? Domino theory and Containment.
The _________ wanted to be the dominant power in the world and _______ was committed to democracy. USSR and USA
What 2 U.S. plans were created in response to the Cold War? Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan.
This document states that the United States will help any country that asks that is being threatened by Communism. Truman Doctrine
The United States’ experience during the Vietnam War supports the idea that the outcome of a war can be strongly affected by public opinion
According to President Kennedy, “any nuclear missile launched from Cuba against any nation in the Western Hemisphere as an attack by the Soviet Union on the United States
What term means coming close to war by threatening military response? brinkmanship
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