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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

Adolf Hitler was the leader of what political party?
Nazi

300

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

400

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

400

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?
Colonization increased tensions between European countries.

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

What is one of the three effects of European colonization?
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.

500

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

500

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

500

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