Social Studies First And Second Period 2012

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1.  What did the war become once the participating countries began devoting all of their resources to the war effort?
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2.  In order to avoid inflation, Germany should have covered its wartime expenses by
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3.  What action on November 11, 1918, brought World War I to an end?
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4.  Which nation's actions caused the United States to fight in World War I?
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5.  The New Deal involved attempts to stimulate the American economy by
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6.  "Stocks" or "Shares" could be best defined as:
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7.  The term "global depression" could be best defined as
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8.  Which one of the following was NOT a measure undertaken by Roosvelt's New Deal?
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9.  During the Great Depression the rates of unemployment and the value of wages and goods evidenced
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10.  What was significant in the Allied victory at the First Battle of the Marne?
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11.  What led the Soviets to blockade West Berlin?
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12.  Which two groups fought a civil war in China both before and after World War II?
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13.  What was the name of the alliance established by European Communist nations in response to NATO?
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14.  In the 1940s and 1950s, what did the region described as being “behind the iron curtain” include?
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15.  Which of the following worked together to produce similar goals?
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16.  During the Cold War, most Third World countries could have been accurately described as being
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17.  What was the primary goal for the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan?
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18.  Which exiled leader led the religious opposition to Western influences in Iran?
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19.  How did the “Bay of Pigs” failure lead to the Cuban missile crisis?
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20.  The United States and the Soviet Union had a dangerous standoff over the presence of Soviet missiles in
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21.  What were Third World countries?
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22.  The Bay of Pigs was a failed attempt to overthrow
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23.  In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded
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24.  What has been a lasting effect of European colonization in the Americas, Asia, and Africa?
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25.  The product most likely to be found in an American household is
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26.  What impact has television and mass media had globally?
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27.  Which is an example of an action taken by a government to preserve cultural identity?
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28.  The cultural trait LEAST likely to be significantly affected by popular culture is
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29.  What methods might a country use to ensure that global popular culture does not overwhelm its national culture and traditions?
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30.  What is meant by popular culture?
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31.  The term “global economy” refers to financial interactions that
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32.  A multinational corporation is one that
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33.  What is included within the global economy?
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34.  Why do developed nations move some of their production processes to emerging nations?
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35.  A nation that oppossed the principles of free trade would
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36.  What do all developed nations have that emerging nations do not?
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37.  How did the scientific and technological breakthroughs of the 50's and 60's changed the shape of the global economy?
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38.  In the Persian Gulf War of 1991, 39 allied nations fought against the nation of
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39.  A developed nation is usually LOWER than an emerging nation with respect to
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40.  What is the difference between developed and emerging nations?
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