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Drang nach Osten: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: The majority of this settlement took place at the expense of Polabian Slavs and pagan Balts (see ________).
Northern CrusadesChristianizationGermanic ChristianityEast–West Schism

Question 2: ________
Nazi GermanyFlight and expulsion of Germans from Poland during and after World War IIGerman exodus from Eastern EuropeExpulsion of Germans after World War II

Question 3: However, the ________ began to reverse the German conquests by 1943, and Nazi Germany was defeated by the Allies in 1945.
Joseph StalinSoviet UnionRussiaEast Germany

Question 4: ________, dictator of Nazi Germany from 1933-1945, called for a Drang nach Osten to acquire territory for German colonists at the expense of eastern European nations (Lebensraum).
SchutzstaffelNazi PartyNazismAdolf Hitler

Question 5: Drang nach Osten is connected with the medieval German ________.
Holy Roman EmpireGermanyOstsiedlungPomerania during the High Middle Ages

Question 6: The future state of Prussia, named for the conquered ________, had its roots largely in these movements.
Prussian CrusadeTeutonic KnightsOld PrussiansPrussia (region)

Question 7: After the Partitions of Poland by the ________, Austria, and the Russian Empire in the late 18th century, Prussia gained much of western Poland.
German EmpireKingdom of PrussiaProvince of PomeraniaMargraviate of Brandenburg

Question 8: The massive expulsion of German populations east of the ________ in 1945-48 on the basis of decisions of the Potsdam Conference were later justified by their beneficiaries as a rollback of the Drang nach Osten.
Yalta ConferenceOder-Neisse linePolish CorridorRecovered Territories

Question 9: As the Middle Ages came to a close, the ________, who had been invited to northern Poland by Konrad of Masovia, had assimilated and forcibly converted much of the southern Baltic coastlands.
Teutonic KnightsThirteen Years' War (1454–66)Holy Roman EmpireGermany

Question 10: ________ was split between Poland, Russia, and Lithuania and repopulated with settlers of the respective ethnicity.
Former eastern territories of GermanyRecovered TerritoriesSzczecinOder
















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