a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and has no tolerance for opposition
someone punished for the errors of others
a symbol of the failed policy of appeasement, this agreement, signed in 1938 allowed Nazi Germany to occupy a part of Czechoslavakia. Rather than appease German aspirations, it was followed by further German expansions, which triggered WWII
Germany, Italy, Japan
Great Britain, France, Russia
People who wanted the United States to stay out of world affairs
'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
Cash and Carry
The agreement by the United States to sell weapons to the Allies as long as they paid in full and carried it away themselves (November 1939)
German word meaning lightning war; the swift attacks launch by Germany in World War 2
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
practice of giving in to aggression in order to avoid war
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
Nazi secret police
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
Arsenal of Democracy
Term introduced by President Franklin Roosevelt for America's role in World War II giving supplies to the British war effort.
Lend Lease Act
replaced cash and carry; allowed Britain to borrow US war materials
War Bonds/ Victory Bonds
Sold by the government to gain money for war efforts and supplies
designated areas where Japanese Americans were sent after the attack at Pearl Harbor; fear that they may be spies caused this to happen
June 6, 1944; Americans and British forces under General Dwight Eisenhower landed on the beaches of Normandy; this was history's greatest naval invasion.
Battle of the Bulge
Last German offensive on the Western Front in World War II. Its failure hastened German defeat.
Italian fascist dictator
Commander of the U.S. army in the Pacific during WWII
famous american general who fought in north africa and europe
German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
Dwight D. Eisenhower
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union
British prime minister
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II
What 2 theaters was WWII fought on?
Pacific and European Theaters
D-Day was an important turning point because..?
It got the Allied powers Normandy.
What pulled the US into WWII?
The bombing of Pearl Harbor