5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Ho Chi Minh Trail
- America First Committee
- Army-McCarthy hearings
- a The union of Austria with Germany, resulting from the occupation of Austria by the German army in 1938.
- b A network of jungle paths winding from North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam, used as a military route by North Vietnam to supply the Vietcong during the Vietnam War.
- c Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
- d a series of hearings where Senator McCarthy accused people in the US military of being communists
- e A committee organized by isolationists before WWII, who wished to spare American lives. They wanted to protect America before we went to war in another country. Charles A. Lindbergh (the aviator) was its most effective speaker.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the German airforce
- emperor of Vietnam who headed the Republic of Vietnam, formed by the French to combat the communist Vietminh
- Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
- The world's first space satellite. This meant the Soviet Union had a missile powerful enough to reach the US.
- `, the American navy attacked islands held by the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean. The capture of each successive island from the Japanese brought the American navy closer to an invasion of Japan.
5 True/False Questions
Coral Sea → those who supported the war
Stalingrad → City in Russia, site of a Red Army victory over the Germany army in 1942-1943. The Battle of Stalingrad was the turning point in the war between Germany and the Soviet Union. Today Volgograd. (p. 793)
Curtis LeMay → The commander of the U.S. Air Force's 21st Bomber Command in the Pacific theater during World War II. LeMay is best known for developing the U.S. strategy of using massive incendiary bomb attacks on Japanese cities in order to break the Japanese will near the end of the war.
Francisco Franco → Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
Manhattan Project → United States labor agents recruited thousands of farm and railroad workers from Mexico. The program stimulated emigration for Mexico.