A destabilising force that threatened social and political order
A destablising force that threatened social and economic order
A potential trading partner
David Lloyd George said capitalism and democracy were what?
"superior to that of communist dictatorship"
"an alternative system that had potential"
" an antidote to socialism"
"an antidote to communism"
Communists theory consisted of which of the following two things?
The fall of capitalism was inevitable & the proletariat were exploitative
The fall of the US was inevitable & the bourgeoisie were exploitative of the proletariat
The fall of capitalism was inevitable & the bourgeoisie were exploitative of the proleteriat
Communism would inevitably fall to the capitalist forces of "the west"
Communists believed that that all industry, land and business should be state owned because private enterprise was responsible for the division of classes and inequality
The West was determined to uphold values of...
Liberal democracy (including rights and civil liberties)
Workers were encouraged by the USSR to.... causing fear amongst the "west"
Unite without regard for national boundaries
rise up and riot against oppressive governments
Refuse to work and initiate strikes
Run for elections in governments worldwide
When did Lenin say:- "We are living not merely in a state but in a system of states and it is inconceivable that the Soviet republic should continue to exist side by side with imperialist states"
Which of the following is accurate of the Comintern?
It was an organisation aimed at co-ordinating communist groups around the World with little control from Moscow founded in 1918
It was an organisation aimed at co-ordinating communist groups around the World controlled from Moscow founded in 1918
It was an organisation aimed at co-ordinating communist groups around the World controlled by Moscow founded in 1919
It was an organisation aimed at co-ordinating communist groups around the World run in Moscow and Beijing founded in 1919
Which of the following is a quote from Lenin
"We are living not merely in a state but in a system of states and it is inconceivable that the Soviet republic cannot hope to exist peacefully side by side with such aggressive states"
“We are living not merely in a state but in a system of states and it is inconceivable that the Soviet republic will continue to accept capitalism without fight"
“We are living not merely in a state but in a system of states and it is inconceivable that the Soviet republic should continue to exist side by side with imperialist states”.
“We are living not merely in a state but in a system of states and it is inconceivable that the Soviet republic should continue to exist side by side with expansionist states bent on exploitative capitalist principles"
Who released the Fourteen Points theory?
Harry S Truman
Which of the following were values in the Fourteen Points?
High minimum wage
Open markets and trade liberalisation
The destruction of communism because it was a threat
When were the fourteen points formulated?
What was unique about the 14 points?
They were the first time a US president had backed such ideas
First time such ideas had been outlined publically
Were outlined on a World Scale
Nothing, they were standard ideas that had been seen before.
What was the treaty of Brest-Litovsk?
The peace treaty between Russia and Germany in World War One
A treaty that established Russia as communist
A treaty that agreed for Russia to support Germany with economic assistance and weapons
A treaty for peace between Russia and Italy
Why did the West feel betrayed by the Treaty of Brest Litovsk?
The terms were too favourable towards Germany
The terms were too favourable towards Russia
The terms were anti Western values
Meant Russia exiting the war when they could clearly manage to continue it
Russia's economic policy in 1918 meant/included....
It would become an economic superpower that would challenge the West
Western companies, especially French companies, lost out
US companies lost out most significantly
Meant that war debts to the West weren't honoured
Russia would refuse to sell to West
Who was/were executed leading to anger in the West?
Tsar Nicolas I
Tsar Nicolas II
Why did the 17th July 1918 execution lead to anger in the West?
He was the cousin of King George VI
He was good friends with US president
He was the cousin of King George V
He was an ally of the West
What action in the Bolshevik revolution (1917) led to tension?
The slaughtering of innocent civilians
The involvement of Western troops against the socialist Bolsheviks
The anti nationalist stance of the West
The pro communist stance of the West was insufficient for Russia at the time
Which of the following were actions by the Comintern
Incited anti capitalist propaganda
Attacked US politicians
Ended any Soviet trade with the US
Incited people to overthrow the government
Encouraged strikes and riots in the US
Ensured significant gains in communists strength in France and Italy
Ensured significant gains in communists strength Germany and Italy
Ensured significant gains in communists strength France and Spain
The actions of the Comintern were made worse in the 1930s because of