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Final Review Sheet

History 0200 - Eastern Europe

Professor Livezeanu


The final exam has been moved to Wed, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. Room 3P57 Forbes Quad. Please let me know immediately if that time is impossible for you and you would prefer the original time of Sat, Dec. 19, 8 a.m. in our regular classroom in the Cathedral of Learning. (irinal@pitt.edu, or 648-7466).


The exam will cover material we have read, seen, and discussed since Sept. 1, but it will stress Topics 4 and 5.



Longworth through chapter 4, Stokes, Drakulic, Wazyk, Blandiana, Korbonski, Donia & Fine, Roth, Codreanu, Minorities Protection Treaty,



Life of Monuments, We Are All Neighbors, People Power, Man of Marble, Kanal, Ashes and Diamonds, An Unforgettable Summer


The final will be short answer and short essay. There will be some map questions about the geographic changes following World War I.

Be able to make connections between current events and the historical past

Be able to answer the discussion questions on the web page

Be able to identify and contextualize the following terms and names in addition to the ones you studied for the midterm:

 Dobrudja  Hitler-Stalin Pact
 Bessarabia  Czeslaw Milosz
 Bukovina  Holocaust
 Transylvania  purge trials
 Old Kingdom  Wilson
 C.Z. Codreanu  national self determination
 Iron Guard  Churchill
 1917 Revolution  Stalin
 irredentism  Berman
 Minorities Protection Treaties  salami tactics
 Slansky  Warsaw Uprising
 Home Army  Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
 Ketman  Jan Blonski
 Lenin  Campo di Fiori

Be able to identify important events that happened on the following dates:

  • 1914
  • 1917
  • 1918
  • 1919
  • 1933
  • 1939
  • 1941
  • 1945
  • 1953
  • 1956
  • 1968
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1980
  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1995
  • 1998



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