Which does not describe African participation in World War I?
European Allied navies conscripted African fisherman for combat.
Africans performed construction and garrison duties for both sides.
African soldiers were directly involved in military combat campaigns.
European Allied powers invaded German African colonial territory.
Which is a feminist challenge in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries?
access to birth control
traditional gender roles
Which was a reason for the Sino-Soviet split?
Chinese support for North Korea
Chinese favoritism of the industrial class
Soviet rejection of hard-line Stalinism
Soviet focus on building peasantry
Why was there postwar pessimism?
Conservatism in U.S. and European governments was revived.
Christian religious beliefs were obliterated as a result of war.
Western society declined as it was marked by imperialism and warfare.
Governments denied extending the franchise to women.
Which of the following was a postwar settlement?
Allied collaboration in establishing the United Nations
Soviet agreement to allow only the United States to occupy Japan
Allied harmony on occupation of Berlin by the U.S.S.R.
British agreement to give up its worldwide colonial empire
Which was not a long-term cause of World War I?
European alliance system
issuance of blank check
competition over building empires
Which describes Japan’s war in China?
Japan attacked U.S.-held islands off the Chinese coast.
Japan forced the Soviets to sign over Mongolian territory.
Japan engaged in prolonged naval and air battles with communists.
Japan committed atrocities against Chinese civilians.
Which was not a reason for economic growth in Asia since World War II?
extraordinary government economic planning
global free trade policies in the United States
compliant workforce willing to endure low wages
heavy emphasis on export-driven industrialization
Which was not a main event associated with Persian independence?
Muzaffar al-Din Shah Qajar agreed to the formation of a national parliament.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rallied army divisions to oust Russian troops.
Reza Khan mutinied against the Qajar rulers and expelled the British.
Reza Shah Pahlavi established a new royal dynasty in the renamed Iran.
Which was not a way that World War II impacted women?
Jewish women were exterminated en masse.
Korean women were forced into prostitution.
British and U.S. women became heads of households.
Japanese and Italian women led resistance movements.
Which was not a cause of the Russian Revolution?
extravagance and corruption in the tsarist court
inability to prevent mutinies and disintegration of armies
food shortages and massive street demonstrations
the tsar forcing parliamentary leadership out of elected office
Which best describes an environmental concern in the twentieth century?
depleted soils in once-fertile agricultural areas of Africa and Asia
promotion of government-sponsored pronatalist measures
increasing global cooling as a result of greenhouse gas emissions
uncontrolled industrialization posing a dire threat to earthï¿½s ecology
Which does not describe the Battle of Britain?
Forty thousand British civilians died in the four months of air bombing raids.
Southeastern England was bombed heavily, which allowed German land invasion.
The German air force bombed heavily-populated British metropolitan areas.
The British Royal Air Force used its own skill and also U.S.-aid to stave off attacks.
. Which was not a root cause of the conflict over Palestine?
explosion of anti-Jewish riots by threatened Arabs
massive European Jewish migration to Arab lands
armed young Arabs infiltrating Jewish kibbutzim
conflicting promises by Britain to both Arabs and Jews
Which describes communism in Russia from 1917 to 1939?
tolerated limited freedom of speech as long as it supported socialism
forced business leaders to join in government-led corporatism
launched five-year plans to move to a modern industrial state
permitted competitive elections for local and regional assemblies
Which describes Japan in the 1920s?
Working class unions were strengthened.
The middle class greatly expanded.
Universal suffrage was granted to all.
Industrial elites held the majority of wealth.
Which was not an origin of World War II?
military aggression by Germany and Italy
preemptive attack on Hungary by the Soviet Union
policy of appeasement by Britain and France
armed invasion of northern China by Japan
Which was a key event associated with the end of apartheid in South Africa?
Afrikaner National Partyï¿½s commitment to maintain power through minority rule
dedication of homeland territories for South Africaï¿½s black and colored citizens
international student-led boycott of corporations doing business in South Africa
African National Congressï¿½s perseverance in pursuing non-violent protests
Which was an economic theory of John Maynard Keynes?
Governments should avoid deficit spending in order to increase economic confidence.
Governments should create consumer demand by nationalizing several key industries.
Governments should attempt to stimulate the economy by increasing the money supply.
Governments should generate bond sales to persuade the wealthy to start spending again.
Which describes an outside influence on Latin America before and after World War I?
Asia and its rising manufacturing sector opened diplomatic negotiations and dominance in Latin American markets.
Vladimir Leninï¿½s Marxism provided a framework for the growing concern among Latin American intellectuals and artists for impoverished and exploited peasantry.
Enlightened economic liberal ideas from Europe came to be embraced by the rising middle classes in Latin America.
Western-style democracy and its capitalistic economic ideas were adopted by students on university campuses in Latin America.
WHICH WAS NOT A CAUSE OF THE COLD WAR?
Soviet military domination of Eastern Europe
U.S. policy of containment against communism
Soviet formation of the Warsaw Pact military bloc
U.S. occupation of Japan after World War II
Which best describes decolonization efforts in India after World War II?
The British fought for a decade before freeing India.
Britain handed over power to Indian officials freely.
The British were expelled by Indian armed forces.
Britain refused Pakistani independence for ten years.