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