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What did Italy, Germany and Japan have in common in the 1930s?

sought to solve nations' problems in conquest

which was part of american policy during the early years of world war 2?

remaining nuetral while making war supplies available to Britan

what prompted the United States to enter war in 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Joseph Stalin dominated the Soviet Union using tactics of

terror and purges

both Mussolini and Hitler saw expansion of their territory as a way to increase

national pride

the axis powers were named for the axis between which two European capitals

Berlin and Rome

although communists and facists have traditionally been enemies, in 1939 which facist made a pact with which communist?

Hitler and Stalin

in 1932, manchuria was taken over by, (8)

Japanese Military

the burma road was a 700 mile long highway linking Burma to


during the early years of world war 2, the united states

tried to remain nuetral while supplyingweapons to britan and france

the japanese attack on pearl harbor ...

prompted the united states to enter the war

what was one result of the Manchurian Incident?

it greatly increased power of the japanese army over the government

Lebensraum was the term Hitler used that meant

more living space for Germans

after hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and made a pact with Stalin, he invaded


in 1940, one of the greatest rescues in warfare occurred

at dunkirk

great britan held out against the german attack at the battle of


the american first committee wanted to

block any further aid to britain

how did mussolini use gangs of facist thugs in italy

to terrorize its opponents

which country gained control of most of western Europe by 1940


in order to modernize agriculture in the soviet union, joesph stalin

instituted the policy called "collectivization"

nazism was an extreme form of


what historical event contributed to the rise of fasicism in both Italy and Germany, and to the rise of totalitarianism in the soviet union?

World war 1

to which direction did Hitler look when he decided Germany needed more lebensraum (living space)?

A- to the east: eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

hitler signed a Nongression pact with

the soviet union

hitler used which of the following military stratagies when invadading Poland?


where did one of the greatest rescues in the history of warfare take place?>


the vichy government of france adopted which of the following policies after germany conquered france?


in what battle did hitler launch the greatest air assult the world has yet seen?

battle of britan

who inspired the british people to resist the german invasion?

winston churchill

who sailed into tokoyo bay in 1853 to help force open japanese trade to foreigners?

Matthew Perry

By the beginning of World war II, Japan had

become the strongest east asian nation

what was the real motive behind the greater east asia co-prosperity sphere?

Japan wanted the region's natural resources for its war against China

what was manchukuo?


why did two chinese, jiang jieshi and mao zedong unite?

to fight the japanese

in september, 1940 japan allied itself with

the axis powers

in the manchurian incident, the japanese army

acted on its own to overrun the whole manchuria

during the 1930sthe united states focused largely on

domestic affairs

congress passed neutrality acts that were designed to

limit international involvement

a group of isolationists that included aviator charles lindbergh formed the

the american first committe

which militant japanese general became prime ministed in october of 1941

tojo hideki

all of the following events led up to the japanese attack on pearl harbor except

a group of isolationists formed to block aid britain

shortly after congress passed a war declaration on japan, which other two countries declared war on the united states?

germany and italy

Why did Frenklin Roosevelt create the office of war mobilization?

to centralize agencies dealing with war production

which of the following was an example of deficit spending during war?

using borrowed money to finance war production

which of the following was true of the north during war years?

african americans faced descrimination in employement, housing and education

what led the government to evacuate japanese americans from the west coast

long-held prejudice, and fears inflamed by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

the united states began to emerge from the depression as a result of

producing goods for allied forces

henery kaiser contributed to wartime production by

using mass production techniques to build liberty ships

financing war with borrowed money was an example of

deficit spending

on the home front, popular culture was characterized by

patriotism and high morale

on the home front during war years,

african americans took direct action to premote racial equalities

the selective training and service act required military service registration for all males between the ages of


to meet the demand for war material, the american government

directed war production businuess

instead of making cars, the ford motor company converted to making


henery J Kaiser contributed to the war effort through his

production techniques

as a result of war production emplyement increased and

union membership rose

during the war, the most serious union organized strikes took place in

coal mines

to finance war, the federal government did all of the following except

reduce corporate prices

what was the main war strategy that roosevelt and churchill first agreed on?

to concentrate on winning war in europe

after the allies gain control of africa, what was their next target?


the germans were finally halted their advance into the soviet union at

battle of stalingrad

the complicated allied invasion to take europe back from the axis powers began


the battle of bulge was

the largest battle fought in western europe during world war II

after germany surrendered, allies decided to

divide into four parts (and be governed by britan, united states , soviet union and france)

after world war II, what organization was formed on the basis of the alantic charter?

the united nations

what was one of the main goals of the nazis in the 1930s?

get rid of the jews

what action did the nazis take to strip jews of their german citizenship

pass nuermberg laws

what was the final .solution of the jewish question" announced by the nazis at the wannssee conference?

kill all jews

in april, 1943, how did jews in warsaw react against deportation to treblinka?

a month long revolt

what did roosevelt finnally create, in january 1944, to try to help the jews?

the war refugee board

what important idea came out of the nuremberg trials?

indivisuals are responsible for their on actions

when the japanese advances against his troops, General MacArthur was forced to

leave the phillipines

allies sunk all four japanese carriers and 250 planes at?

battle of midway

through their island hoping strategy, the allies put themselves in position to

bomb japan

the goal of the manhatten project was to

develop the atomic bomb

japans surrender came less that a week after

the destruction of nagaski

the federal government acted against employeement desermination by creating

a fair employement practice comittee

during world war II african american soldiers

were segregated

the congress of racial equality (CORE) believed in

non violent ways to end racism

mexican laborers lived in spanish speaking neighborhoods called


during wwii many japanese american were interned or

placed in con finance camps

in 1988, congress passes a law awarding each surviving

$20,000 tax free money and an apology

because of the war large numbers of women began to work as

steelworkers and welders

after WWII , women were expected to

quit their jobs and return home

what prevented americans from spending the high wages they earned in wartime jobs?

shorteges of consumer items

which of the following best describes code talkers?

navajo radio operators who helped secure commiunication in pacific

which of the following took place on d-day?

the landing of allied forces on france's normandy coast

in what part of the world were the battles of the coral sea, midway, and guadalcandi fought?

the pacific

which of the following best describes japanese kamikazes

bomb loaded planes dilebertly crashed into targets

V-E day, may 8 1945, marked

the end of war in europe

with the words "I shall return" general douglas MacArthur promised to come back to

the phillipines

an important strategy used by american forces in the pacific was

island hopping

after the united states dropped the atomic bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki

japan accepted american terms for surrender

during world war II, many japanese americans

were confined to camps in isolated areas

facist party leader who became dictator of italy,

benito mussolini

leader of the nazi party in germany

adolph hitler

leader of the soviet union during world war II

joseph stalin

british prime minister during world war II

winston churchill

british prime minister who signed a peace accord in munich

neville chamberlain

spanish military dictator

fransico franco

general who became prime minister of japan

hideki tojo

facist gang in italy


the term ____ refers to a political philosophy that emphaisizes the importance of the nation and supreme authority of the leader


in the 1930s, britan and france tried to prevent war by following a policy of ____, giving in to some of germany demands


the term ____ means "lighting war" and refers to germanys tactic of striking quickly and deeply into enemy territory


the ____ authorized the president to aid any nation whose defense was seen as vital to american security

lend lease act

vichy france adopted a policy of ____ with germany


the free french backed the underground _____ movement


at _____, british and France vessels rescued allied soldiers


____ was the title of hitler's autobiography

mein Kamp (my struggle)

vessels built in the US that usually carried troops or war supplies

liberty ships

technique by which planes scattered large numbers of bombs

carpet bombing

government savings notes brought by americans to help finance WWII

war bonds

home projects that raised vegetables during WWII

victory gardens

reffered to as U.S. servicemen


suicide plane


effort launced to invade western europe


offensive strategy of american admirals to beat the japanese in the pacific

island hoping

japanese americans born in the united states of parents who had emigrates from japan


spanish speaking neighborhoods


work stoppages organized by workers and not endorsed by unions

wildcat strikes

image used to attract women to the wartime work force

rosie the riveter

home project that raised about one third of the nations vegetables during world war II

victory garden

super agency established to concentrate agencies dealing with war production

office of war mobilization

agency set up to boost americans patriotism and sense of participation in the war effort

office of war information

centers in remote island areas where japanese americans were confined during world war II

internment camps

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