Global History & Geography - January 2009

46 Urbanization in developing nations today is  similar to urbanization in 19th-century England
because in both cases

(1) many people moved to rural areas
(2) governments developed policies of forced migration
(3) ties to extended families increased
(4) many farm workers went to cities to look for jobs

Base your answer to question 47 on the graphic organizer below and on your knowledge of social

47 Which title best completes this graphic organizer?

(1) Saddam Hussein and the Persian Gulf War
(2) Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen) and the Defeat of the Manchu Dynasty
(3) Joseph Stalin and the Rise of a Totalitarian State
(4) Jawaharlal Nehru and the Modern Industrial State of India

48 Before September 1939, the European response to Hitler’s actions included

(1) following a policy of appeasement
(2) blockading the coast of Germany
(3) forcing Germany to sign the Versailles Treaty
(4) creating alliances under the United Nations Charter

49 “Czar Abdicates! Provisional Government Formed”
“Peasants Promised ‘Peace, Land, and Bread’”
“Reds and Whites Fight Bloody Civil War”

Which revolution is the focus of these headlines?

(1) Mexican     (3) Chinese
(2) Russian      (4) Cuban

Base your answer to question 50 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies.

. . . The only way to go was up. And, on June 26, 1948, planes from all over the world were employed to begin an airlift to fly needed food and supplies to the Berliners. The Soviets attempted to frighten away the Allied planes. One Soviet plane, trying to tighten the blockade, fired on a British plane as it attempted to land in Berlin. Both planes crashed, killing all aboard. But the airlift continued. . . .
Source: Doris M. Epler, The Berlin Wall, The Millbrook Press

50 The events described in this passage occurred  soon after

(1) World War I       (3) the Korean War
(2) World War II     (4) the Six-Day War

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