Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
39 - What events triggered the February Revolution in 1917?
40 - Why did the Provisional Government fail to keep control of
41 - How did the Bolsheviks seize power in the October Revolution of
42 - What issues confronted Lenin in the first years of the USSR?
43 - How did Lenin's death affect the future of the Soviet Union?
GLOBAL NATIONALISM & REVOLUTIONS
44 - How did Latin Americans struggle for change in the early 1900s?
45 - How did nationalism contribute to changes in Africa and the
Middle East following World War I?
46 - How did China cope with internal division and foreign invasion
in the early 1900s?
47 - How did nationalism change Japan in the 1920s and 1930s?
THE RISE OF TOTALITARIANISM
48 - What political and economic challenges did the leading
democracies of Europe face in the 1920 and 1930s?
49 - Which factors explain the rise of fascism in Italy?
50 - How did Stalin transform the Soviet Union into a totalitarian
51 - How did Hitler and the Nazi party establish and maintain a
totalitarian government in Germany?
WORLD WAR II AND ITS AFTERMATH
52 - What events unfolded between the Munich Conference and the
outbreak of a world war?
53 - Which regions were attacked and occupied by the Axis powers,
and what was life like under their occupation?
54 - How did the Allies begin to push back the Axis powers?
55 - What were the reasons for the victory of the Allies over the Axis
56 - What issues developed in the aftermath of World War II and how
did new tensions arise?
THE COLD WAR
57 - What were the military and political consequences of the Cold
War in the USSR, Europe and the USA?
58 - How did Western Europe and Japan achieve economic
prosperity and strengthen democracy during the Cold War years?
59 - How did the Communist Revolution in China influence events
in Korea and Indochina?
60 - What was the American role in Cuba and the Vietnam conflict?
61 - What were the causes and effects of the end of the Cold War?
NEW NATIONS EMERGE
62 - How did nationalist demands for independence affect South Asia
and the world?
63 - What challenges did Southeast Asian nations face after winning
64 - What challenges did new African nations face?
65 - What issues developed in the new nations of the Middle East?
66 - What are the causes of conflict in the Middle East?
67 - Why have conflicts plagued South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sudan and
68 - What challenges have Latin American nations faced in
recent decades in their struggle for democracy and prosperity?
69 - How have ethnic and religious conflicts divided Ireland, Russia
70 - What kind of threats to national and global security do nations