AP World History University High
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Chapter 29- The Collapse of the Old Order 1929-1949
Directions: Using complete sentences, answer the following questions. Use the question as
the stem of your answer. Page numbers provided.
1. Why was Stalin’s first Five Year Plan implemented? p.767
2. Who was trained to work in the new factories and mines as part of Stalin’s Five Year Plans?
3. What is collectivization? p.768
4. How did the kulaks react to collectivization? p.768
5. How many kulaks were arrested and what happened to them? p.768
6. How did the Nazi takeover of Germany affect Stalin’s Second Five Year Plan? p.768
7. Why did Stalin use methods of terror against his own people? p.769
8. What types of jobs were opened to women in Stalinist Russia? p.769
9. What was the Smoot-Hawley tariff and what was its result? p.772
10. Which 2 industrialized countries suffered worst as a result of the Depression? p.772
11. What is autarchy? p.773
12. Why did the South African economy boom during the Depression? p.773
13. Why were people attracted radical politicians after WWI? p.773
14. What were fasci di combattimento? p.773
15. What propaganda slogan glorifying Mussolini was repeated in Italy? p.774
16. List 4 goals that Hitler had for Germany. p.775
17. What did many Germans believe which allowed Adolf Hitler to become so popular? p.775
18. What African nation did Italy invade in 1935 and why? p.775
19. Specifically, what was the outcome of the Munich Conference in 1938? p.775
20. What were the 3 causes of “appeasement”? p.775
21. What did the Japanese see as the solution to their economic dependence? p.776
22. What was the result of the Manchurian Incident of 1931? p.776
23. Mao Zedong relied on the support of what social group in his struggle for power? p.777
24. How was Mao an advocate of women’s equality? Give 3 examples. p.777
25. As Japanese leaders realized that their war in China was becoming a drain on resources,
Japan became dependent on the United States for what? p.777-779
26. In Nanjing during the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945, how many women were raped? How
many killed? p.779
27. Why did Mao Zedong stop getting aid from Stalin in 1941? p.779
28. What does blitzkrieg literally mean? p.779
29. What countries did the Soviet Union invade in the early years of WWII? p.780
30. Why did Japan want to occupy Europe’s Southeast Asian colonies? p.782
31. In the end, why did the Guomindang collapse? p.785
32. Give at least 3 examples of how the war affected the environment. p.790
Notecard Terms: Know them well!
Joseph Stalin Long March
Five-Year Plans Stalingrad
Benito Mussolini El Alamein
Fascist Party Pearl Harbor
Adolf Hitler Battle of Midway
Nazi Party Hiroshima
Chiang Kai-shek Auschwitz
Mao Zedong Holocaust
Free Response Focus Questions: Answer these questions in a 5-7 sentence paragraph.
In your own words! Do not simply copy from the book and memorize the response.
Support your response with plenty of facts.
Understand where events fall historically (global context, cause/effect, etc)
1. The Depression in the 1930s was the deepest and most widespread economic collapse in
history. What were its international economic and political consequences? pp.769-775
2. Explain the reasons for the Soviet Union’s economic success during the 1930s, and
discuss the effects of the economic success on the Soviet people. pp.766-769
3. Explain the rise of fascism in Europe and the events leading up to the Second World War.
4. What were some of the technological advances during WWII that made it a “war of
5. Compare the lives of civilians on the home front in the United States during WWII with
the experiences of civilians in Europe and Asia. Use examples of the Holocaust and
6. What was the source of conflict between Japan and China from 1931 to 1945? pp.776-
7. Who was Mao Zedong and how did he present a challenge to the Chinese government?
What is the Long March? pp.776-779