20th century final exam - Spring 2013 Final Review History 325 1 What problems did Khrushchev face when he assumed power in the Soviet Union in 1953

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Spring 2013Final Review History 3251. What problems did Khrushchev face when he assumed power in the Soviet Union in 1953? How did the Soviet Union stagnate under Brezhnev?2. Explain the approaches Stalin, Khrushchev, and Brezhnev took towards Eastern Europe from 1945 through 1968. What challenges did the Soviets face in dealing with East Germany, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia?3. Why was the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 the culmination of a nationalist revolution in China? Focus on the period from the 1911 revolution through the work and ideas of Sun Yat-Sen, the KMT, Mao and the CCP until the final triumph of the Chinese Communist Party.5. Explain the process Mao follows in bringing forth the revolution in the People’s Republic of China between 1949 and 1976. What were his objectives in the Great Leap Forward, the Hundred Flower’s Campaign, and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution?6. Discuss the development of an independent India. What major problems did India face as it sought to

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