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What does KPD stand for?
Communist Party of Germany.
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What does SPD stand for?
German Social Democrat Party.
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What does SED stand for?
Socialist Union Party of East Germany.
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What does the DDR stand for?
The German Democratic Republic
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When was the DDR created?
7th October 1949.
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Which was created first the DDR or the FRG?
The FRG.
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Who was the President of the DDR?
Wilhlem Piek.
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Who was the Prime Minister of the DDR?
Otto Grotewhol.
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Who was the leader of the SED?
Ulbricht.
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What type of socialism was rejected by the East in 1949?
"Third way" Socialism
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What did the Centralisiation of economic policy include?
Colectivisation.
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When did Stalin die?
March 1953.
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Why was there a workers revolt in East Germany on 16/17 June 1953?
There was a 10% increase in working hours.
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When was Ulbricht's position as head of State confirmed?
1953
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When was the Halstine Doctrine?
1955
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When does the DDR join the Warsaw Pact?
1955
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Who denounces Stalin on the 20th February 1956?
Khruschev.
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Where is there a revolution in October/November 1956?
Hungary.
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When is the Belin Wall built?
12/13th August 1961.
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Under who is the Berlin wall built?
Honecker.
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When was The New Economic System introduced and what did it change?
1963. it increased the emphasis on technology, limited decentralisation and introduced the notion of profit.
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When is "real life socialism" introduced?
1967
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When does Honecker take over from Ulbricht?
1968.
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What is the 4 power Berlin Agreement?
a commitment to negotiation rather than force made in 1968
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What is Ostpolotik?
A German term for the policy of improving relations with East Europe begun in 1969 by West German Chancellor, Willy Brandt.
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What did Ostpolitik lead to in 1972?
Both the FRG and the DDR beign allowed into the United Nations.
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What is the Helsinki agreement and who is it signed by?
An agreemnet that allows the free movemnet of people in Euope. signed by both the DDR and the FRG.
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When does Gorbachev come to power in the USSR?
1985
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When does Honecker resign?
1889
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When are the first democratic elections?
18th March 1990 .
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When is reunificatio?
4th October 1990.
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