GED Social Studies : Imperialism and Nationalism

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Imperialism And Nationalism

The Balfour Declaration proposed to __________

Possible Answers:

create a Jewish state in the territory of Palestine.

abolish the League of Nations.

create the United Nations.

prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

assure American troops would remain out of conflict during World War One.

Correct answer:

create a Jewish state in the territory of Palestine.

Explanation:

The Balfour Declaration was published in 1917 and proposed to create a new nation for the Jewish people in the territory of Palestine. This nation would come to be called Israel. It represents a massive milestone in the Zionist movement to achieve an independent Jewish nation.

Example Question #1 : Imperialism And Nationalism

The World War Two agreement between the United States and Great Britain about the nature of the post-war world and the state of self-determination in the world was called __________.

Possible Answers:

The Atlantic Charter

The Yalta Agreement

The League of Nations

The Warsaw Pact

The Allied Powers Act

Correct answer:

The Atlantic Charter

Explanation:

The Atlantic Charter was an agreement signed between the United States and Great Britain in 1941. It proposed the ideal manner in which the war and the post-war world should be conducted and shaped. It was later supported by the other allied powers and led to the creation of the United Nations.

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