Spain/Portugal Colonization World War I World War II Cold War

100

Prince Henry the Navigator
What is the name of the man from Portugal who helped with navigation and exploration?

100

Brazil
Which South American country was originally colonized by the Portuguese?

100

Sinking of the Luisitania
Which of the following was considered the beginning of WWI in the U.S.?

100

Holocaust
What was the systematic murder of over 6 million European Jews and others by Hitler and the Nazis during World War II called?

100

United States and Soviet Union
Which two superpowers were involved in the Cold War?

200

Christianity
Which religion did Prince Henry the Navigator hope to spread?

200

Australia
England claimed _______ in 1770. It established colonies in the region and gained more control over it than any other European empire.

200

Allied Powers
What is the name of the WWI alliance of Great Britain, France, Russia, Serbia, Belgium, and the US?

200

Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941
What action caused the U.S. to enter World War II?

200

Neither side used nuclear weapons
Why was the Cold War was “cold?"

300

The west coast of Africa
Where did the early Portuguese voyagers sail?

300

Colonies provided raw materials.
Why was colonialism, or the building of empires, so important to European nations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?

300

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
What was considered the beginning of WWI in Europe?

300

Nazi
Adolf Hitler was the leader of what political party?

300

Try to spread communism all over the world
What was the US worried that the Soviet Union would do?

400

He wanted a route around Africa to the Asian Markets.
Why did Prince Henry the Navigator want to send ships south to Africa?

400

Colonization increased tensions between European countries.
Colonialism was important to many European countries during the late 19th and early 20th centuries as they colonized parts of Africa and Asia. Which of the following explains how colonialism might have helped cause World War I?

400

It made Germany take full responsibility for the war.
The Treaty of Versailles was the treaty that formally ended World War I. What did the treaty did?

400

To kill/exterminate Jewish people
What was the purpose of the concentration camps in Europe during WW2?

400

East Germany joined West Germany as one country.
East Germany joined West Germany as one country. What happened to East and West Germany when the Berlin Wall fell?

500

Spain established colonies in North and South America.
What was the result of Christopher Columbus discovering the West Indies?

500

1. Europeans brought missionaries to help spread Christianity. 2. Europeans found a different route to Asia, bypassing the Silk Road and Ottoman Empire. 3. European countries became wealthy due to the large amount of riches they brought home from their colonies.
What is one of the three effects of European colonization?

500

1. Alliances between countries 2. Imperialism 3. Nationalism
What were the 3 things that led to World War I?

500

Germany, Japan and Italy
Which nations made up the Axis powers during WWII?

500

To restructure the society of the U.S.S.R giving the Soviets more freedom
Gorbachev’s plan of Perestroika was used for what purpose?

Social Studies Unit Two

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