WHAP U NIT 9 T EST : P ERIOD 6, C H .
21 – 24 IN S TRAYER
T EST ON T HURSDAY , A PRIL 9:
40 M ULTIPLE C HOICE Q UESTIONS
Rise & Fall of Communism
Major Topics: be familiar with what they are, specific examples of these topics (where/when), & their significance to WHAP
Treaty of Versailles: Significance? o What were the terms? o How did Germany react? o Effects on Italy? China?
Causes of WWI – MAIN!
Failures of the League of Nations – Why didn’t it work? o How did the UN attempt to solve problems with the
League of Nations?
Fall of the Ottoman Empire, post-WWI o Think about different ethnic groups, nationalism
Fall of Russian monarchy, post-WWI o Think about different ethnic groups, nationalism
Roles of colonies in WWI
Chinese Communist Revolution o Used peasant concerns to drive revolution
Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-Shek
Redistribution of land, nationalization of industry
Gender equality/policies in communist systems – specifically
China & USSR
Role of nationalism in communist revolutions
How did communist governments/economies work? Who had power?
How did nationalism affect decolonization?
Ho Chi Minh
Emiliano Zapata – Mexican Revolution o Compare with Chinese & Russian Revolutions
What are some of the reasons African countries have had trouble stabilizing following decolonization? o Think about colonial legacies
Role of women during WWI and WWII o How did their efforts contribute to suffrage
Total war: What did it mean for economies?
The Great Depression o Stock Market Crash of 1929 o Causes o Effect which countries did it affect most? Which countries were not as severely affected?
Partition of India & Pakistan – Causes? Effects?
Indian National Congress – Goals, major leaders, effects
Apartheid in South Africa – Origins? How did it end?
Role of communication & transportation advancements on economy
Environmentalism o How did governments respond?
Nationalism during WWI & WWII – relationship between nationalism & intolerance of other ethnicities/religions/cultures
Review Materials Available
Crash Course Videos o #36 – WWI o #37 – China’s Communist Revolution o #38 – WWII o #39 – Cold War o #40 – Decolonization
Who emerged from WWII as global superpowers?
Causes of WWII – Think Germany, Italy, & Japan what did they have in common?
Cold War – What is it? o How did it differ from total wars? WWII? o Effect of nuclear arms race on conflict o #41 & #42 – Globalization o #209 – Causes of WWI o #220 – WWII, again o #223 – Israel & Palestine o #226 – Iranian Revolution
Personal reading notes for Ch. 21 - 24
Strayer online outlines Ch. 21 - 24 o Ideological differences between US & USSR – how did they affect the Cold War? What was different?
Proxy Wars or Limited Wars – Define. o Why were these used during the Cold War period? o Who was involved?
Korean War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan
Russian Revolution 1917 & 1919
Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev
Self-Tests Strayer Ch. 21 - 24
Margin Review Questions Strayer Ch. 21 - 24
Big Picture Questions Strayer Ch. 21 - 24
PowerPoint notes from class – available online!
Ch. 21 Reading Questions
Ch. 23 charts