political system based on a strong centralized government headed by a dictator
This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed that strong leadership was required to save Germanic society, which was at risk due to Jewish, socialist, democratic, and liberal forces.
dictator of the Soviet Union, turned the Soviet Union into a totalitarian state
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II
Harry S. Truman
Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
Britain's new prime minister during WWII who pleaded for US aid
40th Prime Minister of Italy
Japan's prime minister. ordered attack on pearl harbor
agreement between Chamberlain and Hitler that Germany would not conquer any more land, and if did, would declare war
Lend Lease Act
allowed sales or loans of war materials to any country whose defense the president deems vital to the defense of the U.S
1941-Pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime minister Winston Churchill not to acquire new territory as a result of WWII amd to work for peace after the war
in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
world war I alliance of Britian, France, and Russia, and later joined by Italy, the United States, and others.
Native Millitary people.
all black unit of fighter pilots. trained in Tuskegee Alabama. won many awards for bravery and never lost a single pilot
Code name for the U.S. effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb. Much of the early research was done in New York City by refugee physicists in the United States.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
fear of Japanese-Americans as traitors, sent off (by law) to internment camps; removal of deemed threats in military areas
The mass murder of 6 million Jews and others in Nazi concentration camps.
a limited portion or allowance of food or goods; limitation of use
Rosie the Riveter
symbol of American women who went to work in factories during the war
Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of WW2
trials where Nazi war criminals were tried and punished