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McDougal Littel The Americans Chapter 25 Assessment Terms&Names Page 804

A. Phillip Randolph

He was the president and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and the nation's most respected African-American labor leader.

Manhattan Project

This is the code name for research work that extended across the country.

rationing

This is establishing fixed allotments of goods deemed essential for the military.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

He was an American general who commanded the Operation Torch.

D-Day

This was the first day of the Allied invasion.

V-E Day

This was Victory in Europe day, when General Eisenhower accepted the unconditional surrender of the Third Reich on May 8, 1945.

Douglas MacArthur

This was a general that was in command of Allied forces on the islands in December 1941. He was "arguably the most brilliant Allied strategist of World War II."

Hiroshima

This was an important Japanese military center. A B-29 atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima during the war.

GI Bill of Rights

This was the Servicemen's Readjustment Act to help ease the transition of returning servicemen to civilian life, providing education and training for veterans.

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

This was an interracial organization designed to confront urban segregation in the North.

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