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GSE WS6 CH. 6 Review

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Why is the area along the Rhine River heavily populated? The Rhine makes trade and transportation throughout Germany easier.
Where do most people live in Germany? Urban areas
Which of the following BEST describes the climate of most of Germany? Cool winters and mild summers with good precipitation most of the winter
Look at the graphic below. Use the information to answer the following question: Industries emit chemicals into the air/ ? /Soil becomes unusable for agriculture. Which of the following BEST completes the graphic? Acid rain
Look at the newspaper headlines below. Use the information to answer the next question: The Berlin Times Newspaper “The Great War is Finally Over!” “The Allies are Deciding our Fate” “The Deutsche Mark is Worthless!” “Unemployment Numbers Soar!” _______ Which time period do these headlines BEST represent? Between World War I and World War II
How did the Allies hope to keep Germany from becoming too powerful again after World War I? The Germans were not allowed to have a large army or navy.
Which part of the Treaty of Versailles was most damaging to the German economy? Germany had to pay the Allies large sums of money.
Look at the information below to answer the next question . 1. Hitler was named chancellor of Germany. 2. Germany invaded Poland. 3. Germans were unhappy because of high unemployment and poverty. 4. France and Great Britain declared war on Germany. ______ Which of the following is the correct order of events? 3, 1, 2, 4
Read the information below to answer the next question : Hitler promised to rebuild Germany’s military. The Treaty of Versailles angered Germans. Hitler said he would get back Germany’s lost land. _______ Which statement explains what these sentences are about? Reasons why Hitler and the Nazis came to power in Germany
Use the the quote below to answer the next question After the reunification, there was a certain sense of foreignness because daily life in the former East German states was completely turned inside out - everything from the shops to the bureaucracy to the working world. ~Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany _______ Why did life seem foreign to people from East Germany after the reunification? West Germany was more modern, while East Germany was behind.
How was Germany divided at the end of World War II? West Germany was controlled by the United States, Britain, and France, while the Soviet Union controlled East Germany.
What type of government does Germany have? Parliamentary Democracy
How does the chancellor gain power? Selected by the Bundestag
How are members in the Bundestag selected? Elected by the voters
In the German welfare state, who receives guaranteed benefits? Unemployed citizens, the poor, disabled, elderly or sick
Why is budget surplus a good thing? A budget surplus is good because that means that Germany is exporting more goods than importing.
Which of the following is the BEST list of German exports? Steel, iron, coal, machinery, and automobiles
What is one benefit that Germans enjoy since they are part of the European Union? Germans are able to use the euro to purchase goods more easily and cheaper.
Use the Economic Continuum diagram to complete the next item. Which event would cause Germany to move toward the left on the continuum? Laws were passed to protect consumers from poorly made products
What is the purpose of the Transatlantic Economic Council? To increase trade between the United States and countries in the European Union
Constructed Response: Answer the following question in a well-written paragraph. How did the reunification of Germany help end the Soviet Union and the Cold War? Student Response requirements: The student describes how the reunification of Germany led to the end of the Soviet Union and Cold War. The student also draws the connection that without the Soviet Union, the Cold War had to end.
Constructed Response: Answer the following question in a well-written paragraph. How has Germany’s location affected trade and relationships with other countries in Europe? Give at least two reasons. Student Response requirements:The student describes how Germany’s location within Europe increases trade and makes relationships with other countries easier. The student uses specific examples, like the Rhine River in the answers.
Created by: jpkelley