FINAL STUDY GUIDE.txt

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  1. Identify the names of the presidents of the IOC in order of service
    • Demetrios Vikelas (Greece)
    • Baron Pierre de Coubertin (France)
    • Henri de Baillet-Latour (Begium)
    • Sigrid Edstram (Sweden)
    • Avery Brundage (USA)
    • Michael Morris (Ireland)
    • Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spain)
    • Jacques Rogge (Belgium)
  2. Identify the dates and locations of the post-WW II Olympic Games
    • 1940 - Scheduled for Tokyo, Japan*
    • 1944 - Scheduled for London, United Kingdom* 1948 - London, United Kingdom
    • 1952 - Helsinki, Finland
    • 1956 - Melbourne, Australia
    • 1960 - Rome, Italy
    • 1964 - Tokyo, Japan
    • 1968 - Mexico City, Mexico
    • 1972 - Munich, West Germany (now Germany)
    • 1976 - Montreal, Canada
    • 1980 - Moscow, U.S.S.R. (now Russia)
    • 1984 - Los Angeles, United States
    • 1988 - Seoul, South Korea
    • 1992 - Barcelona, Spain
    • 1996 - Atlanta, United States
    • 2000 - Sydney, Australia
    • 2004 - Athens, Greece
    • 2008 - Beijing, China
    • 2012 - London, United Kingdom
    • 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  3. Identify that many individuals would like the United Nations (U.N.) to stage the Games
  4. Identify the political influences that led to the formation of:The USSR
    Following the death of Vladimir Lenin in 1924, Joseph Stalin took power, leading the USSR through a large-scale industrialization program. Stalin established a planned economy and suppressed political opposition to him and the Communist party
  5. Identify the political influences that led to the formation of:Israel
    Following the 1947 United Nations decision to partition Palestine, on 14 May 1948 David Ben-Gurion, the Executive Head of the World Zionist Organization and president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, declared Israel a state independent from the British Mandate for Palestine.
  6. Identify the political influences that led to the formation of:The Eastern Bloc countries
    Members of the Eastern Bloc besides the Soviet Union are sometimes referred to as "satellite states" of the Soviet Union. Eastern Bloc politics followed the Red Army's occupation of much of eastern Europe at the end of World War II and the Soviet Union's installation of Soviet-controlled communist governments
  7. Identify the political influences that led to the formation of:East Germany
    East Germany had its origins in the aftermath of World War II. During the Yalta Conference of 1945, the Allied Powers agreed that Germany would be divided into four zones of occupation, the borders of which were estimated by tracking the progress of all four armies and determining where they would meet.The new government was led by the Socialist Unity Party of Germany
  8. Identify the political influences that led to the formation of:People�s Republic of China
    Following the Chinese Civil War and the victory of Mao Zedong's Communist forces over the Kuomintang forces of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, who fled to Taiwan, Mao declared the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949.
  9. Identify the influences that the events listed immediately above had on the staging of the Games during the last half of the 20th century
  10. Identify how the IOC chose to deal with the governmental policies of apartheid of South Africa and Rhodesia in terms of participation in the Games.
  11. Define apartheid
    1.(in South Africa) A policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.
  12. Identify the influences that WW II had on the staging of the Games in the post-WW II era (i.e., location, funding, and participation by countries/territories and individuals)
  13. Identify the fact that Olympic Games would symbolize the struggles of the Cold War and the representation of the legitimacy of democracy v. communism between WW II and the 1990s.
  14. Be able to compare and contrast the definition of the terms amateur & professional athletes as provided by the IOC, USSR, and US
  15. Identify the impact of the following events and the countries involved in the potential boycotting of the Games in the post WW II era with respect to the: Seizure of the Suez Canal
  16. Identify the impact of the following events and the countries involved in the potential boycotting of the Games in the post WW II era with respect to the:Hungarian Revolution
  17. Identify the impact of the following events and the countries involved in the potential boycotting of the Games in the post WW II era with respect to the:Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
  18. Identify the impact of the following events and the countries involved in the potential boycotting of the Games in the post WW II era with respect to the:Recognition of Taiwan and the Peoples Republic of China
  19. Identify the role of alpine skiing in the development of professionalism and commercialism in sport and the Olympic movement and Avery Brundages opposition.
  20. Identify the first Games that the IOC tested for doping/drug and gender identification
  21. Explain the influences that Tommie Smith, John, Carlos, and Harry Edwards had on the 1968 Games
  22. Identify the Tlatelolco Massacre and the circumstances that led to this event
  23. Identify the expansion of the IOC and policy changes instituted by Lord Killanin when he became the IOC president
  24. Identify the relationship between the financial failure of the 1976 Games and the financial success of the 1984 Games and the financial scandal of the 2002 Winter Games
  25. Explain the reasons for the USSR and Communist (mainland) China to delay their participation in the Olympic movement following WW II.
  26. Identify the fact that Japan has had the distinction of having many firsts for Asian countries in the modern Olympic era.
  27. Explain what is meant by the term, two China policy; Taiwan & Peoples Republic of China
  28. Identify that the US had to relinquish the rights to the 1976 Winter Games due to financial and environmental concerns.

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