The Contemporary Western World, 1970-present Chapter 28 Test, Form B 2

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The Contemporary Western World, 1970-Present Chapter 28 Test, Form B 2


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  • 1. 
    The boundary between the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina and theSerbian Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina was established in what year?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1999

  • 2. 
    Based on the information in this map, which of the following statements is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Kosovo was the capital of Yugoslavia. -

    • B. 

      Kosovo was an independent nation.

    • C. 

      Kosovo's boudaries were establishfed by the Dayton Agreement.

    • D. 

      Kosovo was a province within Yugoslavia

  • 3. 
    "Visegrad, with a population of about 30,000, is one of a number of towns where Serb forces earned out 'ethnic cleansing' of Muslims in the past two weeks, according to the Bosnian government. There was chaos in Visegrad, Everything was burned, looted and destroyed,' said [one man], 43, who spoke of the terrible events but would give neither his name nor his profession. He escaped only because he was an invalid with a gangrenous [diseased} leg. "The.survivors of the massacre are the old, the infirm, the women and the children. They are traumatized by what they witnessed, barely able to speak or to •control their emotions." —Roy Gutman in The Mammoth Book of Eyewitness History, Jon E. Lewis, 2000 In this account, whom does the writer cite as the source of information that Serb forces were committing acts of "ethnic cleansing" against Muslims?
    • A. 

      His own firsthand experience

    • B. 

      An anonymous witness

    • C. 

      The Bosnian government

    • D. 

      Survivors of the massacre

  • 4. 
    What I am describing now is a plan and a hope for the long term—the march of freedom and democracy which will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history as it has left other tyrannies which stifle the freedom and muzzle the self-expression of the people...." "Our military strength is a prerequisite to peace, but let it be dear we maintain this strength in the hope it will never be used, for the ultimate determinant m the struggle that's now going on in the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas, & trial of spiritual resolve, the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish, the ideals to which we are dedicated,"                                             —Ronald Reagan, speech before the British Parliament, June 8,1982What does President Reagan predict will be the outcome of the strugglebetween democracy and Marxism-Leninism?
    • A. 

      Military conflict was inevitable between the superpowers.

    • B. 

      Marxism-Leninism would end just like other tyrannies.

    • C. 

      Marxism-Leninism would adopt democratic beliefs, values, and ideals.

    • D. 

      A new system would emerge, incorporating the best features of each ideology.

  • 5. 
    What does Reagan believe is animportant element of a long-lasting peace?
    • A. 

      . U.S. military strength

    • B. 

      U.S. disarmanent

    • C. 

      U.S. weapons of mass destruction

    • D. 

      U.S. free speech

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