Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern half of the European continent which had been aligned with the Soviet Union during the Cold War. It is made up primarily of Slavic Countries, Hungary, and the Baltic States. The post-Soviet transition for democracy has been successful in some Eastern European States, but more difficult in those closer to Russia.

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World War 2
Germany in WW2
US in WW2
Eastern Europe

Why did western European economies grow faster than eastern European economies after World War II?

The Marshall Plan helped the West recover faster.

under pressure from stalin, eastern europe countries refused aid from the united states

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Eastern Europe

Increased immigration to the US from eastern Europe led to laws that defined groups based on?

national origin

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USSR in WW2
Cold War
Eastern Europe

What was not an Eastern European nation under Communist control?

Spain- Apex

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Eastern Europe

What led to the separatist movements in eastern Europe in the 1900s?

The fall of Communist governments

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Eastern Europe

What type of government does Eastern Europe have?

Before the late 20's most of Eastern Europe was Communist ruled by Moscow as buffer states in case of a Allied attack after WW2 but now all apart from Russia Or the USSR (same thing). After the fall of the USSR, the buffer countries mostly Slavic-speaking, except Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, function as Parliamentary republics, except Romania which is half-presidential state.

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History of Russia
Soviet Union (USSR)
Eastern Europe

Why did some former Soviet republics struggle to transition into independence following the collapse of the Soviet Union?

They had little experience governing themselves in a free-market system.

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Eastern Europe

What was the key event that symbolized the end of communism in Eastern Europe?

Ughhj

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Asia
Eastern Europe

What would happen to the price of a good each time it exchanged hands from Asia to the middle east Europe?

Each time a good changes hands, it increases in price.

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Eastern Europe

Is Greece located in western Europe or eastern Europe?

Greece is located in South-Eastern Europe, but politically and economically it belongs to Western Europe.

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Eastern Europe

What are some of the natural resources of Eastern Europe?

Oil, lumber, coal, and agriculture are some natural resources of Eastern Europe.

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Eastern Europe

Which landform is much of northern and eastern Europe?

Plains.

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Eastern Europe

How did the invention of the railroad help poorer immigrants from Eastern Europe get to the United States?

Railroads made it easier to get to seaports in western Europe

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Decade - 1990s
Eastern Europe

What led directly to separatist movements in Eastern Europe in the 1990s?

The fall of the Communist government in Yugoslavia

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Eastern Europe

Why did Stalin want to control Eastern Europe?

Stalin was a communist and he wanted to spread his communism (almost like the US spreading Democracy but on a more violent scale)

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Eastern Europe

What countries are in eastern Europe?

The term Eastern Europe doesn't refer to a well defined area. It is used to refer to Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova. The following countries are sometimes referred to as Eastern Central Europe: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary; and parts of former Yugoslavia.

Some of these countries were in the Warsaw Pact (see related question) under the domination of the USSR, from 1945 to 1990.

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History of Russia
Soviet Union (USSR)
Eastern Europe

When did most of the eastern European gain their independence from the soviet union?

1989

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Europe
Eastern Europe

How did the invention of railroads help poorer immigrants from east Europe get to the US?

railroads made it easier to get to seaports in western europe.

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Eastern Europe

Which land form is much of northern and eastern Europe?

mountains

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Eastern Europe

What factors hinder environmental protection efforts in Eastern Europe?

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Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet Union (USSR)
Eastern Europe

What did Mikhail Gorbachev former Soviet president encourage for eastern European nations?

change and self-determination

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Drinking Water
Eastern Europe

Does eastern Europe have access to drinking water?

Yes, there is drinking water in eastern Europe. Countries there are modern and developed.

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Eastern Europe

Name the southernmost country in eastern Europe?

Greece

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USSR in WW2
Cold War
Eastern Europe

How many movies has Communist been in?

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USSR in WW2
Cold War
Eastern Europe

Does Communist have any hobbies?

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USSR in WW2
Cold War
Eastern Europe

Why should I go to Eastern European?

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