USSR/ Russia's dictator
Great Britain prime minister
Chamberlain- prime minister
Great Britain prime minister
Churchill- prime minister
Japan prime minister
Tojo- prime minister
USA vice president
Truman- vice president
England- Great Britain who's side
USA who's side
Germany who's side
USSR/ Russia who's side
Australia who's side
France who's side
Switzerland who's side
Italy who's side
Canada who's side
Japan who's side
China who's side
a political idea in which the freedom of one person is taken away.
A ruler who has complete power over a country
define: concentration camps
a prison camp
define: internment camps
styled settlements where Japanese Americans were relocated by force during WW2
limiting what civilians could buy
define: recycling (WW2 term)
people not in the armed forces
the day the allies would launch the biggest water-to-land invasion in history
soldiers that parachuted into a battle
people who seek shelter and safety elsewhere
those who had served in the armed forces
countries united in the battles against the axis powers = Germany
define: V-E day / V-J day
V-E day = victory over Europe + war is over
V-J day = victory over Japan day
define: baby boom
babies born in US during the fifteen years after the war was over
define: GI Bill
Government Issue Bill - a law that provided veterans with $ to pay for collage or job trainings
define: Manhattan Project
secret project to build the atomic bomb
mass murder of all European Jews + the "undesireable"
planed attempt to kill all people
why Japan invaded China and why the US did not support that.
Japan wanted to control of Asia, the Philippine islands, and Pearl Harbor, which belong to the US
when and why Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and what the outcome was.
Dec.7,1941, 130 ships from US at Pearl Harbor, attack as Japan wanted control Asia trading routs. The attack was 2hrs. We declared war on Japan +3 days later Germany and Italy declared war on US.
Understand Hitler's objectives with the Holocaust.
Hitler had a plan to kill all the Jews as "undesireable" He killed for religion, political views, being weak/ill/disable. biggest victims were the Jews.
Understand the importance of the D‐Day invasion at Normandy.
June 6, 1944 US invaded France to battle the Germans. US won the allied moved inland+ pushed the back
Understand the many ways in which people on the home front supported the war effort.
Rationing- limiting what civilians could buy
Recycling- reusing items
Describe how posters were used during WW2 to promote the war effort.
the would make you feel like you need to e more patriotic. the would also encourage you to do things like recycle, join the army, plant a victory garden, ext.
Know that the war with Germany ended with the fall of its capital (Berlin) and the death of Hitler. Japan was not willing to surrender and continued to fight. Understand the role of the atom bomb in this situation.
After the 1st bomb Japan did not surrender. the 2nd bomb @ Nagasaki the surrendered = V-J day
Understand how life in America changed after WW2 ended.
-rationing ended/ movies, T.V in the home, having fun, buying things
-factories started to make consumer goods
-economy got stronger
-the baby boom started