GED Social Studies : Imperialism and Nationalism

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for GED Social Studies

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Imperialism And Nationalism

The Balfour Declaration proposed to __________

Possible Answers:

prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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

create a Jewish state in the territory of Palestine.

abolish the League of Nations.

create the United Nations.

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 #2 : 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 League of Nations

The Yalta Agreement

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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