5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- George Patton
- War Production Board
- Selective Training and service Act
- Battle of Midway
- V-E Day
- a government agency that decided which companies would make war materials and how to distribute raw materials
- b U.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
- c First peacetime military draft, 16 million men (21-35) were registered, 1 million drafted for one year- only to serve in the western hemishpere.
- d Victory in Europe Day - May 8, 1945
- e American General who led the Third Army to liberate Paris
5 Multiple choice questions
- American General who began in North Africa and became the Commander of Allied forces in Europe.
- loyalty to one's country above all else.
- the name for the forced relocation and confinement of Japanese-Americans to concentration camps
- FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met at Yalta, on the Black Sea, in Feb. 1945 to plan the future of Europe after WWII.
- a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders
5 True/False questions
Fascism → The doctrines of nationalism, racial purity, anti-Communism, and the all-powerful role of the State. The National Socialist German Workers Party, otherwise known as the Nazi Party. Nazism was advocated by Adolf Hitler in Germany.
Operation Overlord → The code name for the beginning plans of D-day and the invasion of France's coast
Neutrality Acts → 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.
Doolittle's Raid → the name of the FIRST atomic bomb, dropped on Hiroshima
Battle of Stalingrad → a 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union thanks to harsh winter -turning point of war in Eastern Europe