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1 Name Date Period Chapter 27 Results of World War II Crossword Workbook Across 1) country that became a superpower after World War II 3) these people were killed in concentration camps 6) another superpower after World War II 8) Hitler s plan to kill all the Jews in Europe 9) someone who is forced to flee from his or her country 10) six million died in concentration camps 13) a mentally ill person has a sickness of the 14) government of Western Europe 15) many died in this total war 16) what the Japanese gave up in their new constitution 17) World War II wrecked most of these Down 2) nation that has more power and money than other countries 3) mass murder of a group of people 4) Japan was placed under his control after the war 5) government of Eastern Europe 6) nation that another nation tightly controls 7) Winston 11) unseen 12) the Curtain 14) another name for concentration camps

2 Name Date Period Results of World War II Chapter 27 Activity 79 Directions: Each sentence below describes a result of World War II. Read each sentence and decide what kind of result is described. Write S for a social result, E for an economic result, or P for a political result. 1) The war may have cost four trillion dollars. 2) The Nazis carried out a program of genocide against the Jews. 3) Britain and France no longer controlled many of their colonies. 4) The Soviet Union and the United States became superpowers. 5) Most countries could not pay back the money they borrowed for weapons. 6) As many as 60 million people may have died in the war. 7) The Communists took control of Eastern Europe. 8) Germany was divided into four zones. 9) The Allies discovered German concentration camps. 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) The United States placed Japan under the control of General Douglas MacArthur. Countries had nothing to sell because the war had destroyed their factories. The Iron Curtain separated democratic Western Europe from Communistcontrolled Eastern Europe. Many civilians died in this total war. The Japanese gave up militarism. Countries in Eastern Europe became satellites of the Soviet Union.

3 Name Date Period Chapter 27 Learning About the United Nations Workbook 108 Directions: Complete the paragraphs below. Choose the correct term from the Word Bank. Some terms may be used more than once. actions agencies Churchill General Assembly independent Justice military Word Bank nations peacefully permanent Roosevelt rulings Secretariat security Security Council Social Trusteeship United Nations veto war President 1) and Prime Minister 2) wanted all countries to unite to protect everyone from 3). They met to establish 4), or safety, in the world. They formed the 5). This organization has six parts, each with its own job. The 6) debates world problems, and all member 7) belong to it. The 8) listens to arguments between nations and tries to settle them 9). The 10) has 15 members, five of which are 11), or lasting. These members have 12) power. The 13) handles the day-to-day work of the 14). The International Court of 15) handles questions of law, but has no power to carry out the 16) of its 17). The Economic and 18) Council tries to stop war through its 19), or groups that provide special services. The 20) Council takes care of all trust territories, most of which are now 21) countries. The 22) now includes more than ) as members. It has succeeded in helping many people, but has not stopped every 24), and does not have its own 25) force.

4 Name Date Period The United Nations Puzzle Chapter 27 Activity 80 A. Directions: Write the correct word from the Word Bank to complete each sentence. 1) A group that provides a service is a(n). 2) The Council tries to settle arguments between nations peacefully. 3) A(n) is a set of statements that explains a group s purpose. 4) The first branch of the UN is the General. 5) The five permanent members of the Security Council have power. 6) means lasting. 7) Most of the territories are now independent countries. 8) A(n) is a group of people joined together for a common purpose. 9) The helps farmers grow more food. 10) The Council takes care of the trust territories. B. Directions: Use the words from the sentences to fill in the words in this puzzle. The letters in the box reading down name the group that handles the day-to-day work of the UN. S 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) Word Bank agency assembly charter FAO organization permanent security trust trusteeship veto

5 Name Date Period Chapter 27 Workbook Identifying Important Terms 109 Directions: Match each item on the left with a detail on the right. Write the letter of each correct answer on the line. 1) propaganda 2) Marshall Plan 3) Warsaw Pact 4) cold war 5) buffer zone 6) NATO 7) Truman Doctrine 8) Eastern Europe 9) alliance 10) Western Europe a) one-sided information b) used words and ideas as weapons c) Stalin wanted to keep from invading the Soviet Union d) helped Greece and Turkey defeat the Communists e) this was set up between the Soviet Union and its satellites f) American plan to rebuild Europe after World War II g) most states in had Communist governments h) established by the Soviet Union in 1955 i) group of 19 nations committed to keeping world peace j) neutral area that separates two warring countries

6 Name Date Period Superpowers True or False Chapter 27 Activity 81 Directions: Read each sentence. Write T if the statement is true or F if it is false. 1) The Soviets tried to take over all of Berlin by using a blockade. 2) When World War II ended, South Korea became the People s Democratic Republic. 3) General MacArthur did not want to drop the atomic bomb on China to end the Korean war. 4) A truce is an agreement to stop a war for a time. 5) The Korean war showed that the UN could stop an attack on a member nation. 6) In the Berlin Airlift, the Soviets lifted supplies into the air and took them to Berlin. 7) Berlin was located completely within the Soviet zone after World War II. 8) The West wanted to contain communism. 9) The Soviets stopped blockading Berlin because they did not want to start a war. 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) The Korean War started when Communist troops crossed from North Korea into South Korea. The UN helped North Korea in the Korean War. Chinese cities supplied war materials to North Korean soldiers. The Korean War showed that China could not fight in a war without atomic weapons. The Soviet Union allowed Western powers to enter Berlin through any of the zones. The Berlin Airlift allowed the Communists to control even more European land.

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