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Chapter 16/17 World War II Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Fascism
  2. The Atlantic Charter
  3. Totalitarian
  4. Axis Powers
  5. J. Robert oppenheimer
  1. a leader of Manhattan project
  2. b Stressed nationalism and placed the interests of the state above those of the individuals.
  3. c A declaration of the right to freedom of trade
  4. d Complete control over citizens, individuals have no rights, government suppresses all opposition.
  5. e in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. government agency that decided which companies would make war materials and how to distribute raw materials
  2. totalitarian dictator of the Soviet Union
  3. No American could legally sail on a belligerent ship, or sell or transport munitions to a belligerent nation, or make loans to a belligerent. This displayed that America was not willing to go to war and desired to remain neutral and isolationist.
  4. WAAC: May 15, 1942 women volunteers could serve in noncombatant positions; nurses, ambulance drivers, radio operators, electricians
  5. code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II

5 True/False Questions

  1. Dwight D. EisenhowerThe Third German Empire, established by Adolf Hitler in 1933.


  2. NagasakiJapanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945).


  3. Little BoyVictory in Europe Day - May 8, 1945


  4. Nonaggression PactAgreement between Germany and Russia not to fight each other. Led to the invasion of Poland.


  5. Battle for OkinawaU.S. naval victory over the Japanese fleet in June 1942, in which the Japanese lost four of their best aircraft carriers. The U.S. avenged Pearl Harbor


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