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Chapter Eight


Europe

Post -1945



Chapter eight: European History

Europe Post -1945

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CHAPTER EIGHT IMPORTANT TERMS AND CONCEPTS

Nikita Kruschchev



  • Time: 11894-1971

  • What: he was the first secretary to the soviet union’s communist party

  • Importance: he took over for Stalin and was later removed from the secretary spot and watched closely by the KGB

Breznev


  • Time: served in 1964-1982

  • What: he was the General secretary to the soviet unions communist party

  • Importance: he was the leader of the USSR, he served even longer the Stalin in that postition

Gorbachev



  • Time: born in 1931

  • What: soviet leader

  • Importance: he was the last secretary of the soviet unions communist party

Yeltzin


  • Time: 1931-2007

  • What: a Russian leader

  • Importance: he was the first president of the Russian Federation

Putin


  • Time: born in 1952

  • What: he was a Russian official in the government

  • Importance: he is the current president of the Russian Federation

Margaret Thatcher



  • Time: 1925-present day-she is still alive

  • What: a British leader

  • Importance: she was the first British prime minister, she also served the longest in the 21st century

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Helmut Kohl

  • Time: born in 1930

  • What: He was a German Politician

  • Importance: longest German chancellor since Otto Von Bismarck

Alexander Dubcek


Vaclav Havel



  • Time: born in 1936

  • What: writer

  • Importance: he was the last president of Czechoslovakia

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Solidarity



  • Time: 1980

  • What: Polish independent trade union federation

  • Importance: it sponsored human rights

Truman Doctrine



  • Time: 1947

  • What: a doctrine

  • Importance: it stated that the U.S was going to help out Greece and Turkey Financially and militarily to prevent the soviet union from invading them

Marshall Plan



  • Time: 1947

  • What: it was known as the European recovery program

  • Importance: it was the U.S helping out Europe after WWII, there was starvation and they needed help

NATO


  • Time: 1949

  • What: the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

  • Importance: It established a system of collective defense all of its members sign a document agreeing to mutual defense in response to an attack by any other country.

Warsaw Pact



  • Time: 1955

  • What: It was a military alliance in eastern social states

  • Importance: it was the counter pact to NATO

Cold War


  • Time: end of WWII-1989

  • What: it was a power struggle

  • Importance: it was the struggle between the west and the communists

Destanlinization



  • Time: 1953

  • What: getting rid of Stalin’s stuff

  • Importance: the time after Stalin died and a new government came into play

Berlin Wall



  • Time: 1961-1989

  • What: a barrier between east and west Germany

  • Importance: it was symbolic in the sense that it was the evidence of the struggle that divided Germany for many years

Velvet Rvolution



  • Time: 1989

  • What: non violent revolution

  • Importance: it was a revolution that overthrew the Czechoslovakia’s communist government

Breznev Doctrine



  • Time: 1968

  • What: soviet foreign policy

  • Importance: it was the soviets justification for invading Czechoslovakia

Chapter eight: European History






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