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Testing Schedule HR8:15-8:25 Testing8:30-10:00 1 st Prd10:00-10:25 2 nd Prd10:25-12-05 3 rd Prd12:05-1:15 4 th Prd1:15-2:25 5 th Prd2:253:35.

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1 Testing Schedule HR8:15-8:25 Testing8:30-10:00 1 st Prd10:00-10:25 2 nd Prd10: rd Prd12:05-1:15 4 th Prd1:15-2:25 5 th Prd2:253:35

2 Holocaust Key Facts Holocaust: systematic killing of 6 million Jews Key person: Adolph Hitler Time prd: WWII Genocide: planned killing of a race of people How: – 1. identified Jews with yellow star – 2. took away rights/freedoms – 3. gathered/imprisoned Jews in ghettos – 4. shipped Jews to concentration camps

3 Concentration Camps Left Old, weak, young Sent to showers Gassed to death cremated Right Workers Sent to showers Heads shaved Given prison clothes Tattooed with number Worked to death

4 Not Just Jews Killed Political prisoners Mentally ill Disabled Gypsies, Poles, and others

5 After Survivors – no homes left United Nations divided Palestine into Arab and Jewish states (countries) Israel became a Jewish nation

6 Read p. 169 CRCT Test Prep Answer questions #

7 Cold War Key Facts When: end of WWII – 1945 What: period of distrust and misunderstanding Who: between Soviet Union & U.S.A (and former allies) Why: Soviet Union was communist (strong central govt controls everything). U.S.A. believed businesses should be privately owned

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9 Eastern Bloc vs. Western Bloc Eastern (red) Soviet Union Most eastern European countries Western (blue) U.S.A. Most western European countries

10 Germany Divided after WWII into 4 parts 1948: divided into West Germany (free) and East Germany (Soviet controlled) Capital – Berlin – divided into East Berlin and West Berlin 1961: Berlin Wall built to separate city

11 Fears Each side believed the other wanted to rule the world People feared a nuclear war would happen Countries formed alliances for protection 1949 – Western Bloc plus Canada formed North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) – Eastern Bloc formed Warsaw Pact

12 Rise of the Superpowers U.S.A. Democracy Free market Permanent seat on U.N. Security Council 4 th most populated country in world Powerful military support from NATO Largest navy in world Military bases all over world CIA (spies) Large reserve of nukes Soviet Union Communist Socialist Permanent seat on U.N. Security Council Largest country in the world 3 rd largest population in the world Military and space technology World-wide spy network (KGB) One of largest stockpiles of nukes in world Influenced communist countries and dictatorships

13 Collapse of the Soviet Union and German Reunification Problem: Soviet Union spent $$$$$$$ – Putting down revolts in its countries – protecting its borders – keeping up with the arms race against the U.S.A

14 1985 leader Mikhail Gorbachev – reduced govt control of business – increased freedom for citizens

15 Result: – improved relations with U.S.A. – inspired other Eastern Bloc countries to demand freedom

16 Nov 1989: Berlin Wall torn down Germany began to reunify Germany was 1 country again in 1990 Cold War was over Soviet republics gained freedom from Soviet Union. Many new countries were made. Russia is the largest.


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