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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?
Brown vs Topeka
The Rosenberg executions
Montgomery Bus Boycott
What was the primary aim of Nixon's policy of 'Vietnamization'?
To bomb Cambodia into submission using Agent Orange
To conquer Vietnam and make it a territory of the US
To win over the Vietnamese people
To remove US troops from Vietnam let the ARVN to fight alone
What was the name of the female equivalent of the Hitler Youth?
League of Cigarettes, Make-up and Glamour
League of National Socialist Girls
League of German Girls
Society for the Protection of German Women
What were the name of the two main policies Mikhail Gorbachev came to power with in 1985?
Glasnost and Democratisation
Glasnost and withdrawal of troops from Cuba
Glasnost and the the New Economic Policy (NEP)
Glasnost and Perestroika
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 night of the Broken Glass
The Night of the Long Knives
The Saturday Night Massacre
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?
Die Juden Toeten!
Schlagt die schmutzigen Juden tot!
Eins, zwei, drei
What was the name of the leader of South Vietnam, who was assassinated after increasing oppression of the overwhelmingly Buddhist population?
Ho Chi Minh
Ngo Dinh Diem
Diem Bien Phu
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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