Province in northeast China invaded by Japan for its vast resources.
AKA Nanking, site of a massacre of Chinese civilians and children at the hands of the Japanese, 1937.
name of the territory in which Hitler sent troops into in defiance of the Versailles treaty in 1935.
The area near Czechoslovakia that was mainly German ethnicity that Germany took.
union of Austria and Germany
"Peace for our Time"
Neville Chamberlain boasted that the Munich Conference meant : "______"
an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
"Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland, London and Russia
period of time after the German invasion of Poland that included little military operation in Europe
a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border
Miracle of Dunkirk
300,000 British troops rescued by a flotilla of war ships and fishing boats
Battle of Britain
the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
German invasion of Soviet Union
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
A declaration of the creation of a community of nations. The entire region captured by the Japanese during World War II would now be under the direction of Japan.
June 6, 1944..the day the Allies invaded Normandy, France during WWII
Battle of Stalingrad
Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during World War II from 1942 to 1943, that was the furthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union.
practice of giving in to aggression in order to avoid war
the German state
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
a policy of extending rule over foreign countries
a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
"War Guilt Clause"
in Treaty of Versailles; declared Germany and Austria responsible for WWI; ordered Germany to pay reparation to Allied powers
payment for damages after a war
act of reducing or depriving of arms
As part of the Treaty of Versailles, Germany and Austria had to give up land and Anschlus was forbidden
Stock Market Crash
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depression. The stock became very popular in the 1920's, then in 1929 in took a steep downturn and many lost their money and hope they had put in to the stock.
increased prices for goods and services combined with the reduced value of money
A secret agreement between the Germans and the Russians that said that they would not attack each other
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
May 8, 1945; victory in Europe Day when the Germans surrendered
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)
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
Economic or Political penalty such as an embargo used by one or more countries to force another country to cease an illegal or immoral act.
Opposition to all war
take (territory) by conquest
a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II