Time Between The Wars

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  • 1. 
    People who opposed the Nazi regime were sent to ____________________.
    • A. 

      Their homes

    • B. 

      Concentration camps

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      See the Pope

  • 2. 
    Hitler wanted to develop a racially superior nation made up of
    • A. 

      Ancient Greeks and Romans.

    • B. 

      Poles.

    • C. 

      Jews.

    • D. 

      Aryans.

  • 3. 
    In a ____________________ state, people are controlled by the government and any opposition is suppressed.
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Totalitarian

    • C. 

      Republican

    • D. 

      Non-conscious

  • 4. 
    President Wilson said that the USA fought the war to
    • A. 

      Expand our empire.

    • B. 

      Make the world safe for democracy.

    • C. 

      Prove we had the best army.

    • D. 

      Be proud of ourselves.

  • 5. 
    Secret police are 
    • A. 

      Similar to traffic cops.

    • B. 

      Sneaky politicians.

    • C. 

      A group of loyalists who secretly find people who oppose the leader and get rid of them.

    • D. 

      Nice people who quietly assist citizens and expect no "thank you" in return.

  • 6. 
    Stalin had ____________________ expelled from the party and had him assassinated.
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Lenin

    • C. 

      Trotsky

    • D. 

      Himmler

  • 7. 
    Franco’s military regime in Spain was supported by
    • A. 

      Germany and Italy.

    • B. 

      The United States and Britain.

    • C. 

      France and Britain.

    • D. 

      Stalin and the Communists.

  • 8. 
    How did Benito Mussolini gain the support of the Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      He gave the Church money and official recognition; and also because the Catholic Church was afraid of Communists.

    • B. 

      He assigned squadristi to be “food tasters” for the pope.

    • C. 

      He expanded Vatican City’s land greatly by giving it control over half of Rome.

    • D. 

      He threatened to execute the pope, his bishops, and cardinals.

  • 9. 
    Stalin was known to have
    • A. 

      Practiced Buddhism.

    • B. 

      Killed peasants and opposition leaders, estimates range from 8 to 26 million.

    • C. 

      Let political opponents stay in the Kremlin.

    • D. 

      Welcomed constructive criticism.

  • 10. 
    The Kristallnacht, which happened on November 9, 1938, was
    • A. 

      The inspiration for the anthem of the Nazi Party.

    • B. 

      A destructive rampage against German Jews led by Nazis.

    • C. 

      The creation of Hitler’s secret police under Heinrich Himmler.

    • D. 

      The signing of Hitler’s agreement with Russia.

  • 11. 
    Mussolini’s regime was supported by
    • A. 

      Italian Socialists and Communists.

    • B. 

      Opposition parties in Italy.

    • C. 

      Landowners, businessmen, and the Catholic Church

    • D. 

      Italian Protestants.

  • 12. 
    Before Hitler and the Nazis took over, people looked to them as potential leaders of Germany because many Germans
    • A. 

      Feared communist revolution by the lower class.

    • B. 

      Enjoyed the violence.

    • C. 

      Liked his hair cut and mustache.

    • D. 

      Had traveled to Italy to be part of Mussolini’s takeover of the government.

  • 13. 
    A ____ state is a government that aims to control the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural lives of its citizens.
    • A. 

      European

    • B. 

      Totalitarian

    • C. 

      Southern

    • D. 

      Free

  • 14. 
    The Spanish Civil War ended with Franco’s capture of ____________________.
    • A. 

      Madrid, the capital.

    • B. 

      The mountains of France

    • C. 

      Moscow, Russia

    • D. 

      Runaway legislators

  • 15. 
    Hitler’s goal was to create a
    • A. 

      Third Communist Party.

    • B. 

      Third Depression.

    • C. 

      Third Reich, or German Empire.

    • D. 

      Third Base.

  • 16. 
    Who was the first fascist?
    • A. 

      Adolph Hitler

    • B. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • C. 

      Eldridge Clever

    • D. 

      Benito Mussolini

  • 17. 
    Prior to taking over in Germany, Hitler gained support from landowners, businessmen, and military officers because of the 
    • A. 

      Fear of the spread of capitalism.

    • B. 

      Extended Labor Day Celebration.

    • C. 

      Fear of the spread of communism.

    • D. 

      New free bread program.

  • 18. 
    The SS had two main principles, ideology and ___________.
    • A. 

      Terror

    • B. 

      Exploration

    • C. 

      An open door policy

    • D. 

      Spices

  • 19. 
    In Spain, landowners, businessmen, and the Catholic Church looked to General Franco to save them from 
    • A. 

      American tourists.

    • B. 

      The spread of communism.

    • C. 

      Environmental disasters.

    • D. 

      Eternal damnation.

  • 20. 
    Dictatorial regimes took control of Germany, Italy, and Spain largely due to
    • A. 

      Immigration.

    • B. 

      Religion.

    • C. 

      Fear of the spread of communism.

    • D. 

      Spices.

  • 21. 
    Fascism glorifies the state above the individual by emphasizing the need for
    • A. 

      A communal system of play for children.

    • B. 

      A strong central government led by a dictatorial ruler.

    • C. 

      Special taxes on luxury items.

    • D. 

      Volunteers to help build bridges, roads, and public buildings.

  • 22. 
    EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT Hitler’s political theories were based on all of the following EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Nationalism.

    • B. 

      Communism.

    • C. 

      Racism, especially anti-Semitism.

    • D. 

      Lebensraum.

  • 23. 
    The Enabling Act allowed Hitler 
    • A. 

      To cross the Rubicon.

    • B. 

      To create a new branch of the Lutheran Church, and to recognize the Pope as the spiritual father of all Aryans.

    • C. 

      To use the army to build airplanes.

    • D. 

      To establish a totalitarian state by giving the government the power to ignore the constitution for four years.

  • 24. 
    Who became the leader in the Soviet Union after Lenin?
    • A. 

      Mussolini

    • B. 

      Stalin

    • C. 

      Hitler

    • D. 

      Spices

  • 25. 
    Who led the Spanish military in a revolt against the elected government that was composed of mostly communists and socialists?
    • A. 

      Richard Blaine

    • B. 

      Francisco Franco

    • C. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • D. 

      Leon Trotsky

  • 26. 
    Karl Marx developed the ideology which became known as ____________.
    • A. 

      Capitalism

    • B. 

      Conditionings

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Corrective assertion

  • 27. 
    Which political group wanted to abolish all private property?
    • A. 

      Democrats

    • B. 

      Communists

    • C. 

      Capitalists

    • D. 

      National Socialists

  • 28. 
    The favorite saying of this group is “Workers of the World Unite”.
    • A. 

      Labor leaders

    • B. 

      Communists

    • C. 

      Capitalists

    • D. 

      National Socialists

  • 29. 
    Why did landowners, businessmen, and Church officials favor fascism?
    • A. 

      The uniforms

    • B. 

      The militarism

    • C. 

      The culture

    • D. 

      The fear of communism

  • 30. 
    What was the name of Mussolini’s paramilitary group?
    • A. 

      Brownshirts

    • B. 

      Blackshirts

    • C. 

      Boxers

    • D. 

      Gang Men

  • 31. 
    What was the name of Hitler’s paramilitary group?
    • A. 

      Brownshirts

    • B. 

      Blackshirts

    • C. 

      Boxers

    • D. 

      Gang Men

  • 32. 
    What was Mussolini’s nickname?
    • A. 

      Il Duce

    • B. 

      Fuehrer

    • C. 

      Czar

    • D. 

      Killer

  • 33. 
    What did the German people want Hitler to save them from?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Hunger, poverty, and bad economics

    • C. 

      Global warming

    • D. 

      Absolutism

  • 34. 
    The Hofbrauhaus is located in which Bavarian city? Hitler attempted an armed revolt in this city in 1923.
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Munich

    • D. 

      Salzburg

  • 35. 
    Hitler’s theory on why Germany needed more territory was called _______. 
    • A. 

      Mercantilism

    • B. 

      Lebensraum

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 36. 
    The Nazis believed that women were meant to be ______________________.
    • A. 

      Equal to men

    • B. 

      Snipers

    • C. 

      Government regulators

    • D. 

      Wives and mothers

  • 37. 
    Due to the poor economic conditions and weak governments in Europe, radical elements including _______________________ began affecting politics in the 1920s and 1930s.
    • A. 

      Communists and socialists

    • B. 

      Chinese Boxers

    • C. 

      Bernie Sanders

    • D. 

      Hobbes and Locke

  • 38. 
    Hitler wrote __________.
    • A. 

      The Communist Manifesto

    • B. 

      Mein Kampf

    • C. 

      Poetry

    • D. 

      Das Kapital

  • 39. 
    Hitler and the Nazis claimed credit for ________________________.
    • A. 

      Sending reparation payments

    • B. 

      Helping Mussolini gain power

    • C. 

      The sharp drop in unemployment

    • D. 

      Chinese communism

  • 40. 
    The Hitler Youth was an organization of young people who were trained to be good ______ .
    • A. 

      Friends

    • B. 

      Christians

    • C. 

      Nazis

    • D. 

      School teachers