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  1. Imperialism
  2. Pearl Harbor
  3. What started World War II?
  4. Totalitarianism
  5. Iwo Jima
  1. a 7:50-10:00 AM, December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II.
  2. b A political system in which the government has total control over the lives of individual citizens. (like a dictator)
  3. c Hitler's invasion of Poland: Often blamed on the Versailles Treaty and how Germany was essentially the main power of the time to be "fined" for the start of WW1, which in turn lead to tensions that boiled until the outbreak of WW2...
  4. d A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
  5. e ..., a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy on June 6, 1944; also known as D-Day
  2. Succeeded FDR upon his death. Led the country through the last few months of World War II, and made the controversial decision to use two atomic bombs against Japan in August 1945. After the war, he was crucial in the implementation of the Marshall Plan, which greatly accelerated Western Europe's economic recovery. Created the CIA
  3. A British army general who defeated the Germans at El Alamein in Egypt, and began pursuing them westward.
  4. A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
  5. 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession

5 True/False questions

  1. Chester NimitzNazi extermination camp in Poland, the largest center of mass murder during the Holocaust. Close to a million Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and others were killed there.


  2. The NON-aggression PactThe political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Adolf Hitler in 1933


  3. The Munich ConferenceFDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met at Yalta, on the Black Sea, in Feb. 1945 to plan the future of Europe after WWII. Their decisions shaped Europe for the remainder of the 20th century.


  4. AuschwitzEmperor of Japan during WWII


  5. June 6, 1944Date of D-Day


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