Treaty of Versailles
This caused anger and resentment and ultimately blamed Germany for starting World War I.
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; they were later modified in 1939 to allow aid to Great Britain and other Allied nations.
Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt
Signed in 1938 between Great Britain, Gemany, and France that gave part of Czechoslovakia to Germany; Chamberlain said it guaranteed "peace in our time"
divided between Germany and Russia
People of Jewish descent who fled from areas such as Germany because they faced such harsh discrimination from Hitler. However, many countries, including the United States, put harsh immigration quotas on Jews due to widespread anti-Semitism.
the Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler
laws approved by the Nazi Party in 1935, depriving Jews of German citizenship and taking some rights away from them
Germany, Italy, Japan
President at start of WWII
Actions of this country forced the U.S. to enter WWII
December 7, 1941
Japanese attack on pearl harbor
women who joined services that helped with the war
Office of Price Administration
WWII Office that installs price controls on essential items to prevent inflation
code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
May 8, 1945; victory in Europe Day when the Germans surrendered
allied forces under dwight d. eisenhower landed on the beaches of normandy in history's greatest naval invasion.
President after FDR
What naval battle was the turning point of the war in the Pacific?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
nuclear attacks during World War II against the Empire of Japan by the United States of America at the order of U.S. President Harry S. Truman
After being defeated, Japan was rebuilt by forces from this country
were treated poorly and had to go to relocation camps
spreading of ideas that help a cause or hurt an opposing cause
GI Bill of Rights
Law Passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and pay for higher education
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
an economic system based on private ownership of capital