Although Japanese Americans were placed in these during WWII as a result of anti-Japanese prejudice and fear, most ethnic groups were further assimilated into American society.
The general American attitude toward WWII was less idealistic and ideological and more _________ than the outlook in WWI.
wage and price
Despite the demands of the wartime economy, inflation was kept in check during the war by federally imposed _________ controls.
The US government had to commission production in _________ due to the fact that most of it came from Southeast Asia.
War Production Board
assigned priorities with respect to the use of raw materials and transportation facilities
Fair Employment Practices Commission
saw to it that no hiring discrimination practices were used against blacks seeking employment in war industries
Navajo Code Talkers
Native Americans from the Navajo tribe used their own language to make a code for the U.S. military that the Japanese could not decipher
Most of the money raised to finance WWII came from borrowing from the American public through these
Battle of Coral Sea
(May 1942) First naval battle in history that took place entirely in the air; saved Australia
Battle of Midway
(June 1942) Battle for a tiny air field that saved Hawaii; turning point of the Pacific campaign
strategy of Allies in World War 2 of capturing some Japanese-held islands and going around others
The US seizes _________ which now allows US aircraft to conduct round-trip bombing raids on Japanese home islands.
Japanese suicide pilots who would crash their planes into ships and military bases in order to cause lots of damage
Battle of Britain
the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
North Africa and Italy
Instead of opening up a second front in France, Britain and the US attack Hitler's forces in _________ and _________.
Roosevelt and Churchill
agreed that nothing short of Germany's unconditional surrender would be accepted; felt this was the only way that Germany could be totally reconstructed after the war
"Soft Underbelly" Campaign
Instead of the Allies invading Nazi-held France, they attacked the German's in North Africa and then Italy.