Flashcards in Ch 29: Challenging the Postwar Order Deck (82)
in the mid to late 1960's much of western Europe moved politically to the ______
Became the first social democratic West German Chancellor
What countries were exceptions to the leftist movement of western Europe?
France, Spain, Portugal, Greece
How did the leftist shift affect the Cold War?
It caused a gradual relaxation of cold war tensions, western leaders took huge steps to normalize relations with the east bloc
What western leader took the lead normalizing relations with the East Bloc?
West Germany's attempt in the 1970's to ease diplomatic tensions with East Germany, exemplifying the policies of detente
What countries did Brandt make treaties with, accepting their existing state boundaries as they were, in return for a mutual renunciation of force or threat of force?
SU, Czechoslovakia, Poland
The progressive relaxation of Cold War tensions that emerged in the early 1970's
when the US, Canada, and all European Nations agreed that Europe's existing political frontiers could not be changed by force
European spending on healthy, education, and benefits ___________
What exemplified the limits of the growing prosperity?
-Living standards of workers and immigrants didn't rise as fast
-Expanding economy did not always reach developing regions
What was the most noticeable leisure time development?
Travel and tourism
With the rise of consumer society, church attendance _________ significantly
A meeting of catholic leaders that initiated a number of reforms, including replacement of latin with local languages in church services, designed to democratize the church and renew its appeal
Second Vatican Council
Family ties _________ in the age of affluence
Movement that challenge the growing conformity that seemed to be an inherent part of consumer society and the unequal distribution of wealth
Who led the culture counter movement?
A 1960's counterculture movement that embraced updated forms o Marxism to challenge both Western capitalism and Soviet Style Communism
in the 60's, _____ and daily life merged
the 60's was characterized by a new openness about _______
What war was the growth of the counterculture movement linked to?
Eisenhower refused to sign these accords that would temporarily divide Vietnam into two states
Initial support for the America's involvement in vietnams was ________
Who led the anti war demonstrations in America?
Nixon's plan to give the South responsibility for the war and reduce american presence
French conflict between college students and police during the protests of 1968, triggered a national revolt
How did the French government get "May Event" strikers to return to work
promised work place reforms
East bloc economies ___________ the West
How did communist nations attempt to fix the economic situation in the East Bloc?
cautious decentralization and limited market policies