Isolationism let to what?
Indirect involvement (providing supplies to Great Britain in exchange for use of naval bases in Bermuda and the Caribbean)
May 8, 1945
V-E Day (Victory in Europe)
Rally held by isolationists on what date?
Feb. 20, 1941
A political philosophy that gives total power to a dictator and denies individual freedoms
Who are The Big Three and what countries do they represent?
Winston Churchill-Great Britain, Franklin D. Roosevelt-United States, Joseph Stalin-Soviet Union
Who are the Axis Powers and what countries do they respresent?
Benito Mussolini-Italy, Hideki Tojo-Japan, Adolf Hitler-Germany
What was the Holocaust?
Hitler's systematic attempt to rid Europe of all Jews (and other undesirables such as Gypies and the handicapped).
President at the beginning of WWII?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
June 6, 1944
D-Day: when troops invaded Normandy France to begin liberation of Europe
Turning point of the war in Europe
Battle of Stalingrad
Turning point of the war in the Pacific
Battle of Midway
Rosie the Riveter
women who took jobs in defense plants during the war
The code talkers that the military used were
August 6, 1945 a plane took off on a special mission what was the name of the plane?
a message sent to Japan that warned of "utter and complete destruction"
August 6 and 9, 1945 what happened?
US dropped atomic bombs on Japan
December 7, 1941
Japan bombed Pearl Harbor
What were the camps called where Germans held Jews?
What were the camps called where Japanese Americans were held by Americans?
The ways women's roles changed during the war
More independent; gained confidence; changed their appearance and dress
Indirect involvement led to what?
Direct involvement in the war