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Mohandas Gandhi was assassinated by a:

Hindu extremist.

Gandhi and Nehru opposed the partition of India because:

they believed that India could be successful multicultural state.

Gandhi predicted that "rivers of blood" would flow in the wake of the creation of:

Pakistan

The nonalignment movement remained weak because:

many nonaligned states needed and accepted aid from either the United States or Soviet Union.

A Geneva Peace Conference regarding Vietnam in 1954:


(4)

-followed the defeat of France at Dienbienphu.


-determined that Vietnam would be temporarily divided at the 17th parallel.


-determined that Ho Chi Minh and the communists would have control of North Vietnam.


-determined that democratic elections would be held as soon as possible.

The Balfour Declaration of 1917 promised that Palestine would:

become a homeland for immigrant Jews.

Britain withdrew from Palestine in 1947 because:

they could not resolve the conflict between Palestinians and Jews.

Who seized power after a bloodless coup ended the monarchy of Egypt's King Farouk?

Kwame Nkrumah

Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser gained great international prestige when her:

succeeded in retaking the Suez Canal from the British.

the main reason France fought to retain its colony of Algeria because:

there were two million French settlers in Algeria.

In "The Wretched of the Earth," Frantz Fanon:

urged the use of violence against colonial oppressors.

Conflicts between native Kikuyu and British settlers intensified in Kenya after WWII because:

white settlers had seized the best farmlands for years, and the Kikuyu had been crowded onto tribal reserves and reduced to the status of wage laborers.

As a result of the Cultural Revolution in China:

the educated elite were persecuted, and China was deprived of their talent.

Deng Xiaoping:

brought free market reforms to China.

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated because she:

permitted an attack on Sikh extremists at the sacred Golden Temple.

What is NOT a reason Arab Nationalism failed to materialize?

They shared a common language and culture.

The regime of the Iranian Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was overthrown because:


(3)

-he alienated conservative Shia Muslims with his secular reforms.


-his repressive policies alienated leftist politicians.


-he allowed US corporations to heavily influence the economy.


-he allowed heavy US military and economic involvement.

Argentina int he late 1970's and early 1980's:

was ruled by military dictators who caused the "disappearance" of thousands.

In both Guatemala and Nicaragua in the 1950's and 1960's:

the US supported military dictatorships that were anticommunist.

Apartheid ended in South America because:


(3)

-the Sharpeville massacre instituted a new era of radical activism against it.


-the international community imposed economic sanctions against South Africa.


-President de Klerk convicted his party to dismantle the system and hold free elections.


-the African National Congress provided a vehicle for resistance.