5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Yalta Conference
- What started World War II?
- El Alamein
- a FDR, 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.
- b Nazi 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.
- c British deny Germany of taking over the Suez Canal, Allied victory in October 1942 led by British general Bernard Montgomery and supported by U.S. tanks that repelled Germans back into Tunisia. They halted German advance in North Africa
- d second time the United States was on the offensive (the Battle of Guadalcanal had been the first); and the first offensive in the critical central Pacific region; also the first time in the war that the United States faced serious Japanese opposition to an amphibious landing
- e 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...
5 Multiple choice questions
- Refused to allow either defeated German or Communist Russia to participate in peace conference negotiations, forced Germany to sign a war-guilt clause that was used to justify imposing large war reparations payments; changed map of Europe, created league of nations, left legacy of bitterness. Jan 10,1920
- Japanese suicide pilots who loaded their planes with explosives and crashed them into American ships.
- Under the Lend-Lease Program, President Roosevelt authorized the sale of surplus military equipment to the Allies. The Lend-Lease Program was used primarily to help Great Britain and the Soviet Union resists Nazi Germany.
- An organization of nations that was formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and international cooperation. The organization is located in New York City.
- A political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a denial of individual rights, and a dictatorial one-party rule.
5 True/False questions
Iwo Jima → City in Japan, the first to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, on August 6, 1945. The bombing hastened the end of World War II. (p. 797)
June 6, 1944 → Date of D-Day
Blitzkrieg → "Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare including intial strikes followed by fast tanks used by German forces against Poland n 1939
Nationalism → A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
December 7, 1941 → Date of attack on Pearl Harbor