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LG 13 (Unit 5)

Indo-China + Vietnam; Superpower Agreements


READINGS:
*=Requir Title
ed

Pages

Falk: Student Workbook

157-163, 184-191

Howarth: The World Since


1900 First Edition

232-233 (Indo-China); 244-247;


Handout 2nd ed: p 231-245

Howarth: The World Since


1900 Second Ed

214-216; 225-228; 231-245

Demarco: The World This


Century

196-199; 204-212 (skip Civil


Rights);
214-223

Mitchner and Tuffs: Global


Forces

199-207; 238-244

Catchpole: Map History of the 126-127


Modern World

Vocabulary
1. Vietnam War
2. Ho Chi Minh
3. Dien Bien Phu
4. Geneva Agreement 1954
5. Viet Cong
6. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
7. Ho Chi Minh Trail
8. Vietnamization
9. Henry Kissinger
10.
Two Track (dual-track)
Formula
11.
Pathet Lao ("Lao
Country)
12.
Khmer Rouge

13.
Pol Pot
14.
Boat People
15.
Detente
16.
Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Treaty
17.
SALT I
18.
SALT II
19.
Helsinki Accords
20.
Cruise Missile
21.
Watergate Scandal
22.
Strategic Defense
Initiative
23.
Ostpolitik

Written Response Questions: Choose 4


1. Compare and contrast the responses of the USA to the threat of communism in
Korea and in Vietnam.
2. a) Describe President Johnson and President Nixon in dealing with the Vietnam
War.
b) Explain the consequences within the USA of its involvement in the Vietnam
War.
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3. Explain why the fighting in Vietnam (1945-1975) could be considered a war of


National
Liberation.

4. After 1960, the U.S.A found it easier to increase its involvement in Vietnam
than to withdraw from the conflict.
A) Explain why the U.S.A increased its involvement in Vietnam
B) Explain why the U.S.A withdrew from Vietnam.
5. Explain why the U.S.A was unable to win the Vietnam War.
6. Identify attempts at international cooperation in the post war world and explain
to what extent these attempts have been successful.
7. To what extent did the USA and the USSR follow a policy of detente in the
1960s and the 1970s?

Focus Questions : Choose One of the following


1. Explain the role of nationalism in the post-1945 decolonization of Indochina.
2. Describe the social and economic consequences of the nuclear arms race after
1945.
3. Evaluate the role of the superpowers in conflicts in South East Asia from 19631991.
4. Analyze the influence of public opinion, including direct action by individuals or
groups, on
national policy.
The questions can be done in PARAGRAPH OR POINT FORM

LG 14 (Unit 5)

Topics: Afghanistan; Poland; Hungary; Collapse of the USSR;


Fall of Berlin Wall and Reunification; End of Cold War; European
Economic Cooperation + European Union
READINGS:
*=Requir Title
ed

Pages

Falk: Student Workbook

176-177, 184-210, 213-215

Howarth: The World Since


1900 First Edition

not useful

Howarth: The World Since


1900 Second Ed

not useful

Demarco: The World This


Century

176-178

Mitchner and Tuffs: Global


Forces

272-277; 288-301

Catchpole: Map History of the 164-165


Modern World

Vocabulary
1. Solidarity
2. Lech Walesa
3. General Jaruzelski
4. Tadeusz Mazowiecki
5. Janos Kadar
6. Jozsef Natal
7. Erich Honecker
8. Eron Krenz
9. Helmut Kohl
10.
Leonid Brezhnev
11.
Apparatachiks
12.
Mikhail Gorbachev
13.
Boris Yeltsin
14.
Glasnost
15.
Perestroika
16.
Babrak Karmal

17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.

Mujahidin
Chernobyl
Autarky
OEEC
COMECON
GATT
Benelux
Schumann Plan
ECSC
Treaty of Rome
Euratom
EEC
Single European Act
EU
Maastricht Treaty
NAFTA

Remember these:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Bretton Woods
IMF
World Bank
Dawes Plan

5. Young Plan
6. Marshall Plan
7. The Helsinki Accords

Written Response Questions


1. Gorbachevs policies of Glasnost and Perestroika were critical steps in the
ending of the Cold War.
A) Define the terms glasnost and perestroika.
B) Describe the reforms carried out under Gorbachevs perestroika policy.
C) Explain how these policies helped to bring the Cold War to an end.
2. The Berlin Wall, a symbol of the Cold War since 1961, came crashing down in
1989.
A) Explain why the Berlin Wall was a symbol of the Cold War.
B) Describe the events in Eastern Europe which led to the destruction of the
Berlin Wall.
3. In what ways was nationalism a cause of political change in Eastern Europe and
the Soviet
Union between 1985 and 1991?
4. In what ways was the U.S.S.R.s involvement in Afghanistan similar to the
U.S.A.s
involvement in Vietnam?
5. The Marshall Plan laid the foundation for future European economic
cooperation.
A) Describe the Marshall Plan.
B) Explain how European economic cooperation developed following the
Marshall Plan.
6. List three benefits the European Economic Community provides for its
members.

Focus Questions: Choose ONE


1. Analyze factors contributing to the ending of the Cold War.
2. To what extent did the policies of the U.S.S.R. contribute to the end of the Cold
War?
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3. Identify reasons for the decline of communism in the former USSR and Eastern
Europe.
4. Evaluate the role of Superpowers in conflicts in Afghanistan from 1963-1991.
Questions can be done in PARAGRAPH OR POINT FORM

LG 15 (Unit 5)
Topics: China

READINGS:
*=Requir Title
ed

Pages

Falk: Student Workbook

177-184

Howarth: The World Since 1900 77-79; 222-223; 254-262


First Edition
Howarth: The World Since 1900 73-74; 204-205; 246-254
Second Ed

Demarco: The World This


Century

179-195

Mitchner and Tuffs: Global


Forces

98-99; 247-267

Catchpole: Map History of the


Modern World

100-101; 134-135

Vocabulary
1. Chiang Kai-shek
2. Mao Zedong
3. The Long March
4. Peoples Liberation Army
5. Nationalist China/Taiwan
6. Great Leap Forward
7. Cultural Revolution
8. Peoples Republic of China
9. Chou En-lai
(Zhou Enlai)
10.
The Sino-Soviet Split
11.
Deng Xiaoping
12.
Special Economic Zones
13.
Tiananmen Square

Written Response Questions

1. During the Cold War, China experienced hostile relations with each of the
Superpowers.
A) Explain why there were hostile relations between China and the USA
during the period
1949 to 1971.
B) Explain why there were hostile relations between China and the USSR
after 1956.
2. The government of China, under Deng Xiaoping, allowed greater economic
freedom but restricted political freedom.
A) Describe the economic freedoms allowed by Deng Xiaoping.
B) Describe the political restrictions imposed by Deng Xiaoping.

Focus Questions : Choose ONE


1. Describe the global trend toward economic integration after 1945.
2. Evaluate the impact of the Cold War on events in China after 1945.
3. Explain the impact of nationalism on the events of the late 20th Century (late
1900s).
4. Evaluate the impact of economic change in China.
Questions can be done in PARAGRAPH OR POINT FORM

LG 16 (Unit 5)

Topics: Indian Independence; Middle East: Israel/Palestine


READINGS:
*=Requir Title
ed

Pages

Falk: Student Workbook

59-62, 163-172

Howarth: The World Since 1900


First Edition

70-72; 75-77; 220-222; 291-300

Howarth: The World Since 1900


Second Ed

64-67; 71-72; 202-204; 216; 219;


288-298

Demarco: The World This


Century

242-252

Mitchner and Tuffs: Global Forces 211-217


Catchpole: Map History of the
Modern World

96-99; 114-115; 154-157

Vocabulary
1. Sykes-Picot Agreement
2. Balfour Declaration
3. Mustafa Kemal/Ataturk
4. Palestine
5. Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms
6. Mohandas Gandhi
7. Jawaharlal Nehru
8. The Congress Party
9. The Muslim League
10.
Ali Jinnah
11.
Arab League
12.
David Ben-Gurion
13.
Palestinian War
14.
Suez War
15.
Gamal Abdal Nasser

16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.

Aswan Dam
El Fatah/Fatah
PLO
Six Day War
General Moshe Dayan
Anwar Sadat
Yom Kippur War
OPEC
Camp David Agreement
Henry Kissinger
Zionists
Suez Canal
Golan Heights
Gaza Strip
West Bank

Written Response Questions: Choose any 4 questions to answer


1. In 1947, the Indian subcontinent was partitioned.
A) Explain the reasons for the partition of the Indian subcontinent.
B) Describe the effects of partition on the Indian subcontinent and its
peoples.
2. Describe Indias struggle for independence from Britain.
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3. Since the creation of Israel in 1948, the USA has been its steadfast supporter.
A) Describe the circumstances that led to the creation of Israel.
B) Explain the reasons for the USAs support of Israel.
C) Explain the role of the USA in the search for peace between Israelis and
Arabs.
4. What were the most important consequences of the Israeli victory in the 1967
Six Day War?
5. Explain how events in the Middle East influenced relations between the major
world powers after 1945.
6. To what extent did the Camp David Agreement reduce conflict in the Middle
East after 1978?

Focus Question : Choose ONE


1. Evaluate the impact on the Cold War of events in the Middle East after 1945.
2. Explain the role of Nationalism in the post-1945 decolonization of India.
3. Evaluate the role of Superpowers in conflicts in the Middle East from 19631991.

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LG 17 (Unit 5)

Topics: Middle East: Arab States, Iran-Iraq War, Persian Gulf War
(1991),
US invasion of Iraq (2003)
READINGS:
*=Requir Title
ed

Pages

Falk: Student Workbook

172-176

Howarth: The World Since 1900 First


Edition

not
useful

Howarth: The World Since 1900 Second


Ed

not
useful

Demarco: The World This Century

not
useful

Mitchner and Tuffs: Global Forces

217-226

Catchpole: Map History of the Modern


World

not
useful

Vocabulary
1. Islamic Fundamentalism
2. Iran
3. Iraq
4. Ayatollah Khomeini
5. Shiite Muslims
6. Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988
7. Saddam Hussein
8. The Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991
9. UN Coalition
10.
George Bush (Senior)
11.
George W. Bush
12.
General Schwartzkopf
13.
Operation Desert Storm
14.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
15.
2003 US invasion of Iraq
16.
Oslo Accords
17.
Israelis
18.
Palestinians
19.
Phases of the Peace Process (between Israel and the PLO
(Palestinians))
20.
Camp David 2000
Written Response Questions
1. Explain the role of oil in Middle Eastern conflicts between 1973 and 1991.
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No Focus Question This LG.


UNIT 5 Test

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