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In what year did the Reichstag pass the Enabling Act, effectively making Hitler dictator of Germany?
What was the name of Stalin's agricultural policy to amalgamate farms and pay workers with grain from the farm to increase grain production?
Virgin Lands Scheme
The Grey Blur
New Economic Policy
What event made Rosa Parks a Civil Rights icon and led to the emergence of Martin Luther King?
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Brown vs Topeka
The Rosenberg executions
What was the primary aim of Nixon's policy of 'Vietnamization'?
To conquer Vietnam and make it a territory of the US
To bomb Cambodia into submission using Agent Orange
To remove US troops from Vietnam let the ARVN to fight alone
To win over the Vietnamese people
What was the name of the female equivalent of the Hitler Youth?
League of German Girls
Society for the Protection of German Women
League of National Socialist Girls
League of Cigarettes, Make-up and Glamour
What were the name of the two main policies Mikhail Gorbachev came to power with in 1985?
Glasnost and Perestroika
Glasnost and the the New Economic Policy (NEP)
Glasnost and Democratisation
Glasnost and withdrawal of troops from Cuba
What was the nickname given to the night of October 20th 1973, when Richard Nixon fired Archibald Cox, Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General Ruckelhaus?
3,2,1 - fire!
The Saturday Night Massacre
The Night of the Long Knives
The night of the Broken Glass
What was the nickname given to the night of November 9 1938, when the Sturm-Abteilung (SA) led a mass attack against Jewish shopowners and inidividual Jews, resulting in up to 200 Jews dead?
Schlagt die schmutzigen Juden tot!
Die Juden Toeten!
Eins, zwei, drei
What was the name of the leader of South Vietnam, who was assassinated after increasing oppression of the overwhelmingly Buddhist population?
Ngo Dinh Diem
Diem Bien Phu
Ho Chi Minh
What was the name of the University where four US students were shot dead by US National Guard after protesting against the US invasion of Cambodia?
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kent State University
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