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A main goal of the European Union in the 1990s has been to strenghten European
a) isolationism
b) socialism
c) interdependence
d) colonization

The fall of the Berlin Wall was followed by
a) an end of democratic rule in Germany
b) the rise of a Neo-Nazi movement in Spain
c) an expansion of the Warsaw Pact
d) the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union

Pol Pot, Joseph Stalin, and Slobodan Milosevic were similar in that each leader supported actions that
a) modernized their economies
b) introduced democratic ideas
c) supported minority rights
d) violated human rights

In the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev, the trend toward private ownership represented a move away from
a) a traditional economy
b) a command economy
c) a free-market economy
d) laissez-faire economics

Mikhail Gorbachev instituted the policies of glasnost and perestroika to
a) reinforce the basic economic principles of communism
b) bring the Soviet Union into the European Economic Community.
c) reform the Soviet Union politically and economically
d) gain acceptance for free political elections

Which statement about the European Union (EU) is most accurate?
a) The European Union dissolved because of disagreements among its members
b) The goal of the European Union is to improve the economic prosperity of Europe
c) Some nations are now being forced to become members of the European Union
d) The European Union has recently expanded to include North African nations

The treatment of Armenians by Turks in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the treatment of Mulims by Serbs of Yugoslavia in the 1990s are examples of
a) coalition rule
b) liberation theology
c) universal suffrage
d) human rights violations

In the 1980s, Mikhail Gorbachev's attempts to change the Soviet Union resluted in
a) an increase in tensions between India and the Soviet Union
b) a strengthening of the Communist Party
c) a shift from producing consumber goods to producing heavy machinery
d) a series of economic and political reforms

Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms of perestroika and glasnost resulted in
a) an era of world peace and Soviet prosperity
b) conditions that lead to the breakup of the Soviet Union
c) a successful transition to a command economy in Russia
d) censorship of the news media in Russia

One reason Mikhail Gorbachev implemented the policies of glasnost and perestroika in the Soviet Union was to
a) eliminate freedom of speech and press
b) destroy the power of the opposition party
c) dominate the governments of Eastern Europe
d) encourage political discussion and economic reform

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