FDR asked congress for a declaration of war that was not passed true or false
the british prime minister who saw britain through the London blitz of 9 months
the u.s. president who dedided to drop the atomic bomb because american officials believed that the japs would fight to the very end.
fueled the flames of the second red scare. with mccarthism, which was where he made crazy claims and fabricated evidence to convict people
was the main scientist who saw the creation of the atomic bomb from beginning to end
executive order 9066
the evactuation of japanese americans to internment camps. this was because of a fear of sabotage, espionage by the japanese. was ordered by FDR
the developement of the atomic bomb
was started because we feared that the communists would get it first and we could not let that happen
Truman Doctrine was___
$400 million so he could aid Greece and Turkey becuase they were countries resisting the communist power
Marshall Plan vs. Molotov Plan
1947- our aim to provide 17 billion towards economic recovery of europe based on the idea of containment. was during the cold war. in turn Soviets creat the molotov plan which supported and aided any country that was supportive of communism.
Military Advancements of WWII
developed incideary bombs and better ways of killing
causes of WWII
the japanese wanted to expand and we were all that was standing in the way
Marine Corp. bloodiest battle in us marine history with 5,000 of us killed 20,000 wounded and 18,000 japanese deaths
highest death rate in the island hopping campaign with deaths up to 12,500 soldiers american losses and 185,000 Japanese losses
expansionist attitude of Germany Japan and Italy. Pearl Harbor however before we tried to stay very neutral. We didnt want to be involved but FDR did. Pearl harbor was his chance to get in. When we declared war on japan, Italy and Germany declared war on us.
Japanese internment->executive order 9066 given by FDR. Mostly affected CA. Issei and Nissei know the difference. justification? A: Strong suspisions of espionage.
New Military Tactics
civilian targeting. Strategic bombing. incendiary bombs. as seen in dresden, tokyo, and london blitz.
bataan death march
american soldiers and philipinos were forced by the japanese to go on a death march. people were raped beheaded, disemboweled. it made the people angry and hate them even more
what did the iwo jima and okinowa show us
that we could continue to do this island hopping with the high death rate or we could drop the bomb.
why drop the bomb
keep our casualties low, guarantee unconditional surrender,
truman and stalin are there and truman there found out that the trinity test happend and showed that they could do this. Stalin knew about the bomb before truman and when truman tries to up him one then stalin is underwhelmed.