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Unit Test Study Guide

Here's the Jeopardy! game played in class Oct. 27th:

This is a 50-point multiple choice test. Questions will be worth 1-3 points each. You will have to analyze one political cartoon about Johnson & Vietnam. No notes or other materials will be allowed. You may retake the test one time before the end of the quarter. Topics include:

  • Great Society Program, especially its reduced importance during Vietnam
  • Vietnam war & immediate aftereffects (Cambodia, Laos)
  • Domino Theory
  • Brinkmanship
  • Reasons the Berlin Wall went up and when it was taken down
  • NSC-68
  • Brezhnev Doctrine
  • SALT I & II
  • Mutually Assured Destruction
  • Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI, Star Wars)
  • U-2 Incident
  • Taiwan as a source of tension
  • Sphere of Influence
  • Collectivization
  • General Nasser (Suez crisis – role in NAM)
  • The transition from a bi- to tri-polar conflict
  • Martial Law
  • Imperialism
  • Hungarian Uprising
  • Effect of CW on the UN
  • Marshal Tito
  • 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre
  • 1968 Czechoslovakian invasion & 1989 Velvet Revolution
  • Gorbachev – perestroika & glasnost
  • 1979 Afghanistan invasion
  • 1953 Berlin riots
  • Khrushchev & Peaceful Co-Existence/De-Stalinization
  • Chiang Kai-Shek
  • Chairman Mao
  • Correct order of Soviet leaders in Cold War
  • Correct order of American leaders in Cold War
  • Reasons for pursuing détente in the 1970s
  • 1975 Helsinki Agreement