1.Evaluate Nikita Khrushchev’s attempt to change the Soviet Union. To what extent did he succeed? To what extent did he succeed in changing the Cold War?
2.Did the United States handle the Cuban Missile Crisis appropriately? Did the Soviet Union?
3.Why were so many African colonies able to gain their independence in the 1960s? Why did so many African countries experience civil wars or other violence after they gained independence?
4.How was the Vietnam War similar to the Korean War, and how was it different? Why was US intervention so much less successful in Vietnam?
5.Did you mention nationalism, communism, and technological change in one or more of your answers above? If so, you can skip this question. If not, how did those forces affect people’s lives in the 1960s? Illustrate your points by using specific countries as examples.