Western Civilisation

Choose any three (3) of the Short Answer Questions to answer. Your answer to each of the questions should be between 150-200 words. Choose any two (2) of the Essay Questions to answer. Your answer to each of the questions should be between 300-400 words. Short Answer Questions (Choose any three (3) to answer) 1) Briefly explain what President Roosevelt’s New Deal was and summarize its successes and failures. 2) Explain how fascism came to dominate Italy and Germany, summarizing the rise of Mussolini and the Fascists, and Hitler and the Nazi Party. 3) Why did Western democracies follow a policy of appeasement towards totalitarian aggression in the 1930s? 4) Briefly explain how the Soviet-Western victory over the Axis Powers was achieved. 5) What was the American policy of containment and where was it applied? 6) Explain the impact that Stalin’s death in 1953 had in the USSR and Eastern Europe. 7) Briefly summarize the main achievements of Mao Zedong in transforming China into a world power. Essay Questions (choose any two (2) to answer) 1) Summarize what the governments of the USA, Britain, and France did over the course of the 1930s to recover from the Great Depression, and explain how successful their actions were. 2) Discuss the origins and nature of the totalitarian state and compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany and Communist Russia. 3) Summarize the main events that led to global conflict during the Second World War. 4) Discuss the process by which the peace terms for the end of the Second World War were decided by the Allies, and summarize what the main agreements were. 5) Discuss the origins of the Cold War, explaining the main issues of Soviet-Western contention. 6) What were the major economic developments that took place during the Cold War? Reference A History of the Modern World Since 1815, 10th ed., by R. R. Palmer, Joel Colton, and Lloyd Kramer (McGraw Hill, 2007). ISBN-13: 978-0073107486 Click Order now to have a similar paper completed for you by our team of Experts.