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Ind #14: Eastern Europe (put this on your binder paper) Words of the Day: 9. Impede Delay or prevent Democracy was impeded in Eastern Europe due to a crackdown by the USSR. 10. Appeal Making a plea or gaining sympathy He appealed for help from the government but they gave him the death penalty anyway.
Iron Curtain: dividing line b/w free & commie Satellite nations: communist countries in E Eur controlled by the USSR : –Czech –Hungary –E Germany ** Buffer of protection from invasion from W Europe
De- stalin ization When Stalin dies, Khrushchev takes over & denounces Stalin for his cruel policies, wants to rid USSR of Stalin
Hungary 1956: Ppl protest Soviet controlled gov in Hungary Imre Nagy: a popular communist took over & promised free elections & an end to Soviet influence –How will Soviets respond? “From the youngest child to the oldest man no one wants communism,” said one Hungarian protester.
Hungarians fight back but can’t compete Soviet Union takes over Hung. gov & execute Nagy Soviets send in tanks & soldiers to put down uprising
New Leader 1964: Brezhnev takes over USSR & returns to strict limits on human rights (speech, religion, press, etc)
Czechoslovakia Alexander Dubcek: In 1968 begins to relax restrictions on censorship & reform gov Known as Prague Spring How will the Soviets respond?
Soviet Response Warsaw Pact: alliance b/w communist nations, send in troops to put down this uprising in Czech.
Soviets maintain control over satellite nations until 1989
Benchmark Scores Your Score Scale% 9-10 correct Advanced80-100% 7-8Proficient60-79% 5-6Basic40-59% 3-4Below Basic20-39% Less than 2 Far Below Basic 0-19% Your Grade + 7% + 5% + 3%
Pink Vocab! Due Tom. 12. Resume Continue Your test will resume tomorrow. 13. Munitions Weapons & ammunition Germany began to build up munitions prior to WW2. 14. Ignite To start-as in a fire The death of the Archduke Ferdinand ignited WW1. 15. Infiltrate To filter through, permeate / The French resistance movement tried to infiltrate the Nazi leadership in order to overthrow it. 16. Dignity Respect The king treated everyone he met with dignity and honor.
Ticket out the Door! 1.Eastern European nations greatly influenced & controlled by the USSR were known as these. 2.Name 1 Eastern European country that revolted against the USSR in the 50s/60s. 3.This group was an alliance of communist nations. 4.A ruler that controls every aspect of your life is called this “t” word.