Politics Trivia Game (1)
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President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev encouraged this policy of openness during his administration.
What organization preceded the United Nations?
After his defeat, Chiang Kai Shek, the Nationalist Chinese leader retreated to what island?
She became the first female United States vice presidential candidate on a major party ticket in 1984.
This term formerly meant a member of the radical social democratic party in Russia from 1903-1917.
This medieval man wrote “The Prince,” a diabolical book which told monarchs that the ends justified the means.
This island nation is the only member of NATO without a standing army.
An economic system where production of goods & services is administered by the govt. not private enterprise.
Term for a vote taken by the general public to decide an important legislative or policy issue directly.
This Middle Eastern country's parliament voted December 1, 1999 not to allow women the right to vote.
This Israeli leader had an eye patch.
Moments after President Reagan was shot, this Secretary of State erroneously declared he was “in charge.”
He was Israel's first prime minister.
This former director of the Russian KGB became president of the Soviet Union in 1982.
He held the job of Speaker of the House every year the Democrats were in the majority, from 1940 until 1961.
He leads the Department of Defense under the Bush administration.
In this type of society, people with specialized technical skills, particularly engineers, have the dominant role.
He was the first czar of Russia.
“ISMS:” The practice of recklessly accusing someone of supporting or belonging to the Communist Party.
This country's “Althing” is the world's oldest parliament.
The Russian Revolution was fought by these two groups.
The commander in chief and ruler of feudal Japan was called this.
This warning appeared on posters throughout “Oceania,” the fictional dictatorship in George Orwell's “1984.”
“ISMs”: It's favoritism shown to old friends without regard for their qualifications.