APWH Ch. 29

Stalins first five year plan stressed
a. production of consumer goods for export
b. participation in the european union
c. increases in electricity and heavy industries
c. increases in electricity and heavy industries

Joseph Stalin’s goal was to
turn the USSR into an industrial nation.

Over ______ kulaks were arrested, some were executed, and the rest starved to death in gulags.
8 million

The Nazi takeover of Germany affected Stalin’s Second Five-Year Plan by
Stalin intending to produce consumer goods but decided to produce arms.

An example of Stalinist terror in the 1930s was
the secret police arresting people accused of party disloyalty.

Despite the Stalinist terror, Soviet women
entered jobs and careers previously closed to them.

The result of the Smoot-Hawley tariff in 1930 was
decreased exports and crippled world trade.

Nationalists during the Depression yearned for autarchy, which was defined as
self-sufficiency and economic independence from the world economy.

The effect of the Depression on non-industrial nations was
very uneven.

The South African economy boomed during the Depression because
the Depression made gold more valuable.

People were attracted to the messages of the radical politicians after World War I because
they were embittered as a result of World War I and unemployment, and they were bewildered by modernity.

Italy’s fasci di combattimento initially comprised mainly
unemployed veterans and violent youths.

Which of the following was not one of the actions taken by Benito Mussolini?
He took over the press

The slogan repeated in fascist Italy was
“Il Duce (the leader) is always right.”

What did Adolf Hitler write while in jail in the 1920’s?
Mein Kampf while in jail in the 1920s.

Hitler’s “master race” reserved intense hatred for
Jews.

Hitler’s goal for Germany was to
ALL OF THESE

Hitler’s popularity came in large part from the German people’s belief that
economic well-being outweighed a loss of liberty.

Despite the fact that Hitler violated the Treaty of Versailles
neither Britain nor France tried to stop him.

Italy took advantage of democratic weakness in 1935 when
Mussolini invaded Ethiopia.

The major powers at the Munich Conference in 1938
allowed Hitler to annex Czechoslovakian territory.

Which of the following does not account for the British and French policy of appeasement?
their desire to end imperialism

The Manchurian Incident in 1931 led to
the Japanese takeover of Manchukuo.

Mao Zedong’s 1934 escape from the Guomindang to Shaanxi was called
the Long March.

Eventually, Japanese leaders realized that the war with China
was a drain on Japanese resources.

At Nanjing, the Japanese troops raped
20,000 Chinese women.

Why did Mao Zedong stop getting aid from Stalin in 1941?
Stalin signed a Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact.

The German Blitzkrieg meant, literally,
lightning war

In the early years of World War II, the Soviet Union invaded
Poland and the Baltic States.

The German attack at Stalingrad was important because
it was the key to the Soviet oil supply.

The prime motivation for the Japanese invasion of Southeast Asia was
its abundant oil and rubber production.

On December 7, 1941
Japanese planes bombed the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor.

The key to victory in the Pacific Ocean was
aircraft carriers.

The final defeat of Japan took longer than victory over Germany in large part because
the United States had concentrated its efforts on Germany.

If the allies had agreed sooner to allow the Japanese to retain the emperor
the war might have ended without the use of the atomic bomb.

The Communist Chinese forces defeated the Guomindang largely through
the greed and ineptness of the Guomindang.

Soviet deaths during World War II numbered between
20 and 25 million.

Which of the following was not a scientific and/or technological innovation spurred by World War II?
tanks

The Holocaust is estimated to have killed
6 million Jews.

Which group was not murdered by the Nazis in the interest of “racial purity?”
Aryans

Which of the following is not a result of increased United States production during World War II?
it was double that of all of the Axis nations

The main cause of environmental stress during World War II was the
economic development that sustained the fighting.

At the height of the Stalinist terror of the 1930s
millions of ordinary Soviet citizens were sent to gulags, often for no reason

The Smoot-Hawley tariff was
a protective tariff on imported goods applied by the United States to stimulate the domestic economy

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s economic recovery plan was:
New Deal

What were the reasons for the politics of “appeasement”?
A) Fear of war
B) Fear of communism
C) Lack of familiarity with fascist tactics
D) Belief that one’s word was as good as a contract, according to Neville Chamberlain
All of these
Correct: All of these

Hitler signed a “secret pact” with which world leader in 1939?
USSR

The purge of the Chinese Communist Party began in 1927 by
Chiang-kai Skek

The Battle of Britain was conducted primarily by
air attacks

The start of the final Allied push to end the war in Europe began on June 6, 1944, known as
D-Day

Stalin’s main tool for implementating terror was the
NKVD

How did the League of Nations respond to the initial military offensives by Mussolini and Hitler?
Protest and rebuke

Mao Zedong’s variety of communism was a radical departure from the traditional ideology because it
relied on the peasantry.

Which of the following was not a result of increased United States production during World War II?
The economy performed at a minimal level.

Which of the following scientific and technological innovations were not spurred by world war 2?
a. Radar
b. Machine Guns
C. Antibiotics
d. nuclear weapons
b. Machine Guns

One of the fiercest battles on the eastern front between USSR and Germany was at
a. Riga
b. Moscow
C. Odessa
D. Stalingrad
D. Stalingrad

The end of the war in the pacific arena was controversial because of
a. international objection to the slaughter of civilian population
b.the US use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
c. the environmental effects of radioactivity
b.the US use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Many Japanese nationalists thought that the answer to the depression was to
a. once again close japan to western influence
b. have japanese colonies
c. better support Japanese agriculture
d. make prayers and sacrificed to their ancestors
e. all of these
b. have Japanese colonies

the excuse used by Japan to provoke the Manchurian Incident in 1931 was
a. a riot by the chinese against japanese prescense
b. the need to declare war on drugs
c. An explosion on a railway track
c. An explosion on a railway track

Mao Zedong’s variety of communism was a radical departure from the traditional ideaology because it
a.emphasized the urban proletariat
b. involoved in land distribution
c. Relied on peasantry
c.Relied on peasantry

Which of the following was not among Mao Zedong’s policies toward women?
a. Encouraged women to organize
b he put women in leadership position
c.banned arranged marriages
d. permitted divorce,
e.banned foot binding
b. he put women in leadership positions

At Nanjing, the Japanese troops raped
a.200 chinese women
b.800 chinese women
c.1700 chinese women
d. 15000 chinese women
e. 20000 chinese women
e. 20000 chinese women

While the Depressions effects on non-industrialized countries were uneven, those hit the hardest were
a. those under colonial mandate
b. those that depended on the export of raw good
b. those that depended on the export of raw good

The better of peasants, or Kulaks, reacted to collectivization by
a. attacking poorest peasants
b. burning their crops, and killing their livestock
b. burning their crops, and killing their livestock

The Soviet Union paid for the first five year plan by
a. creating a new middle class
b. squeezing the peasants
b. squeezing the peasants

which two countries were particularly hard hit by the depression?
a. Japan and Germany
b. France and Germany
c. England and France
a. Japan and Germany

The stock market crash of 1929 turned into
a. a depression for the US only
b. the deepest, most widespread depression in history
b. the deepest, most widespread depression in history

How did the Nazi takeover of germany effect stalins second five year plan?
a. it provided stalin with a new trading partner who also was a militarist
b. stalin intended to produce consumer goods, but decided to produce arms instead
c. it didn’t change his plain
b. stalin intended to produce consumer goods, but decided to produce arms instead

Italy’s fasci di combattimento initially comprised mainly
a.radical politicians and hired thugs
b.conservative politicians and the military
c.disgruntled workers and socialists
d.unemployed veterans and violent youths
d .unenmployed veterans and violent youths

What did Adolf Hitler write while in jail in the 1920’s?
a.The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
b. All Quiet on the Western Front
c.Mein Kampf
d. Das Boot
c.Mein Kampf

Hitlers goal for Germany included all of the following except
a. the repeal of the Treaty of Versailles
b. to take over all German-speaking territory
c.to expand into Poland
d. to eliminate the jews from Europe
e. to divide the Western world from the Eastern by a tripartite pact with Japan.
e. to divide the Western world from the Eastern by a tripartite pact with Japan.

The start of the final Allied push to end the war in Europe began on June 6, 1944 known as
a.The Big One
b. Battle of the Bulge
c. Operation Caprica
d. D-Day
D. D-day

One of the most significant long lasting consequences of world war 2 in the US was
a. encouragement of racial discrimination
b. loss of US pacific colonies
c. end of any german military threat
d. extension of retirement
e. recruitment of women and minorities into the labor force.
e. recruitment of women and minorities into the labor force.

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