Took control of the soviet union in 1924
Leader of Germany
Spanish General that led a rebellion in 1936
Italian ruler of the totalitarian government
British prime minister met with Hitler
Facist government after WWII
Opposed the treaty of Versailes
Invasion of Poland
Beginning of WWII German and Soviet victory
Battle of Britian
Forced Germany to Bomb at night and be distracted from other parts of the world
Stripped Jews of their German citizenship, jobs and property
The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national racial, political or cultural group
Germany and Rusia agreed never to attack each other
Systematic murder of 11 million people across Europe, more than 1/2 Jews
Lightning war used new military technology
Japan bombed Hawaii
Rattle snacks of the Atlantic- when you see one be poised to crush them
Lend lease act
US would lend or lease armies and other supplies to any county vital to the US
Chamberlains political rival in Britian
Joint declaration of war aims. US and Britian
Charles De Galle
French general fled to England and set up a government in exile
Chief of Japan army who became the prime minister of Japan
Keep world peace and resolve issues
The trial of 24 nazi leaders for crimes against humanity, crimes against the peace and war crimes.
Battle of Stalingrad
Hitler destroyed the city of Stalingrad. Battle was house to house.
First disagreement between US and USSR
Potsdam conference or UN
Alba ia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovkia, Hungry, Romania, Poland
Policy set by Present. trims stating the US would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid.
Gave $13million to Europe to fight against hunger,poverty, desperation, choas
Fly food and supplies into West Berlin. Stalin shut down highways and railroads.
north Atlantic Treaty Organization
Leader of the Chinese Communists
Chianf Kai-shek (nationalist)
Leader of the Chinese Nationalists
Korean war and China's involvement
China supported and partnered with North Korea
Line between north and south Vietnam
Douglas MacArthur involvement in Korean war
In charge of South Korea and UN troops
Investigated possible communist influence
Refused to cooperate with investigation
Alger Hiss was charged with spying for the Soviet Union. Sent to jail. Later pardoned by Nixon.
Activists in the US communist party that were excited.
Unsupported accusations that people weds communists
It was developed to be more destructive and before the Soviets.
Central intelligence agency.
Laws allowed US to temporarily import contract laborer. Agreement between US and Mexico.
John F Kennedy was President in 1961 and was assinated.
Ran against John F Kennedy for President
Election of 1960
First time Americans were able to see a Presidential debate on TV?
Leader of Communist Cuba
Kennedys belief we needed to be able to respond without nuclear weapons. US built conventional warfare.
Bay of Pigs
US invasion of Cuba that failed.
Cuban missile crisis
Soviets installed nuclear weapons in Cuba
Premiere of Soviet Union
Wall built by Soviets to separate East and West Soviet Union. To keep easterners in.
Telephone line between US and the Kremlin
Limited test ban treaty
Agreement limiting the testing of nuclear weapons
Kennedys agency to support developing nations in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Attorney General and closest advisor to John F Kennedy.
Looked into assignation of Kennedy.
Johnson was Vice President who became President when Kennedy was shot.
Government was to provide medical insurance for Americans over 65.
Government was to provide medical insurance for low income Americans.
Redrawing of election districts to reflect changes in population.
Court for civil rights cases. (for Supreme court)
Baker vs. CARR
Established principle -one person one vote
Voting rights act of 1965
Eliminated voter literacy tests and enabled federal people to register voters
Selma to Montgomery March
March to protest the killing of a demonstrator
Civil rights leader who studied the teachings of Islam and promoted violence
Nation of Islam
Black Muslim group. Believed whites were the cause of black problems.
De Jure segregatioon
Segregation by law
De Facto segregation
Segregation that exists by practice or custom
Stokely Carmichael (black power)
Leader of SNCC that joined with King and McKissick to finish the march on Mississippi
Political party to fight police brutality. Self police. Wore all black clothes.
Commission to study causes of urban violence. To report and end DeFacto segregation.
Civil rights act of 1968
Ended discrimination in housing
Countries that had occupied Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of North Vietnam and communist party
Containment of communism
US attempt to stop spread of communism
Surprise attack by the Vietcong on South Vietnam. During Tet (new year holiday)
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Congressional resolution giving the President broad powers to wage war in Vietnam
South Vietnamese Communists supported by North Vietnam
US commanding general of Vietnam
Deferred into the draft
Lottery of birthday at age 18
US public didn't believe government about Vietnam
Students for a Democratic Society. Anti war
Flying spaghetti monster
Equal rights amendment. Proposed and failed amendment to end discrimination.
British rock and roll band. Huge influence on US music.