The West Between The Wars, 1919-1939 A

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The study of history concerns itself quite often with World Wars One and Two, but what about the period of time between those two great periods in human history? What was life like between 1919 and 1939?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Reduce German reparations
    • A. 

      John Keynes

    • B. 

      Joseph Goebbels

    • C. 

      Dawes Plan

    • D. 

      James Joyce

  • 2. 
    A period of low economic activity and rising unemployment
    • A. 

      Economic depression

    • B. 

      Fascism

    • C. 

      New Economic Policy

    • D. 

      Socialist system

  • 3. 
    Political philosophy that emphasizes the need for a strong central government led by a dictatorial ruler
    • A. 

      Collectivization

    • B. 

      Nuremberg Law

    • C. 

      Lebensraum

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 4. 
    Modified capitalist system Lenin used to avoid economic disater
    • A. 

      Ulysses

    • B. 

      New Economic Policy

    • C. 

      Kraft dutch Freude

    • D. 

      Economic depression

  • 5. 
    System in which private farms were eliminated and the government owned the land
    • A. 

      Totalitarian

    • B. 

      Collectivization

    • C. 

      Socialist

    • D. 

      Economic depression

  • 6. 
    Living space
    • A. 

      Economic depression

    • B. 

      Socialist

    • C. 

      Communist

    • D. 

      Lebensraum

  • 7. 
    Excluding Jews from German citizenship
    • A. 

      Socialist System

    • B. 

      Axis League

    • C. 

      National Policy

    • D. 

      Nuremberg Law

  • 8. 
    Program that offered lesure time activities to fill the free time of the working class
    • A. 

      German economic Recovery

    • B. 

      Kraft dutch Freude

    • C. 

      United States System

    • D. 

      United Socialist System

  • 9. 
    James Joyce's famous novel
    • A. 

      Dali'

    • B. 

      Hesse

    • C. 

      Ulysses

    • D. 

      Hoch

  • 10. 
    Nazi propaganda minister
    • A. 

      Leni Riefenstahl

    • B. 

      Joseph Goebbels

    • C. 

      Werner Heiesenberg

    • D. 

      Salvador Dali'

  • 11. 
    Treaty of Locarno guaranteed
    • A. 

      that 63 nations would "renounce religion as an instrument of national policy."

    • B. 

      A $200 million dollar loan to aid in German economic recovery.

    • C. 

      Germany's new western borders with France and Belgium

    • D. 

      That the United States would join the Axis League.

  • 12. 
    John Maynard Keynes argued that unemployment
    • A. 

      Was a symptom of the demise of the socialist system.

    • B. 

      Came not from overproduction, but from a decline in demand.

    • C. 

      Was actually healthy for the economy in the long run.

    • D. 

      Came from government mismanagement of the entertainment industry.

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

      Socialist

    • B. 

      European

    • C. 

      Communist

    • D. 

      Totalitarian

  • 14. 
    How did Benito Mussolini  gain the support of the Ctholic Church?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      He gave the Church money and official recognition.

    • C. 

      He greatly expanded Vatician City's land by giving it control over half of Rome.

    • D. 

      He assigned squadristi to be "food tasters" for the pope.

  • 15. 
    The purpose of Stalin's Five Year Plans was to
    • A. 

      Transform the USSR from an agricultural economy into an industrial economy.

    • B. 

      Strengthen the Red Army so that it could take back lost teritories.

    • C. 

      Reduce the massive poverty and improve the standard of living.

    • D. 

      Drastaically boost food production to end the widespread famines.

  • 16. 
    The Enabling Act allowed Hitler to establish a totalitarian state by
    • A. 

      Giving the governing the power to ignore the constitution for four years.

    • B. 

      Establishing concentration camps for people who opposed the new regime.

    • C. 

      Dissolving the unions and abolishing all sports activities.

    • D. 

      Abolishing the office of the president and declaring Hitler the sole ruler.

  • 17. 
    The Kristallnacht was
    • A. 

      A German concentration camp at which thousands of Jews were executed.

    • B. 

      A set of racial laes that excluded Jews from German citizenship.

    • C. 

      A destructive Nazi rampage against the Jews.

    • D. 

      Hitler's account of his movement and its ideas.

  • 18. 
    Surrealist _________ painted everyday objects but separated them their normal contexts.
    • A. 

      Hannah Hoch

    • B. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • C. 

      James Joyce

    • D. 

      Savador Dali'

  • 19. 
    The literary work of _____________ includes Siddhartha and Steppenwolf.
    • A. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • B. 

      James Joyce

    • C. 

      Hannah Hoch

    • D. 

      Werner Heisenberg

  • 20. 
    Who set up the Nazi secret poloce forces?
    • A. 

      Hermann Hesse

    • B. 

      Joseph Goebbels

    • C. 

      Leni Riefenstahl

    • D. 

      Heinrich Himmler