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B. Multiple Choice


Roosevelt torpedoed the London Economic Conference of I933 because


Seeking to withdraw from overseas commitments and colonial expense, the United States in 1934
promised future independence to


Roosevelt's Good Neighbor policy toward Latin America included


The immediate response of most Americans to the rise of the Fascist dictators Mussolini and
Hitler was


The Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and I 937 provided that


The effect ofthe strict American arms embargo during the civil war between the Loyalist Spanish
government and Franco's Fascist rebels was


The policy ofappeasing the Fascist dictators reached its low point in 1938 when Britain and
France sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler in the conference at


The "cash-and-carry" Neutrality Act of 1939 was cleverly designed to


The "destroyers-for-bases" deal of 1940 provided that


The fwin events that precipitated the reversal of American policy from neutralify to active. though
nonbelligerent, support ofthe Allied cause were


In the campaign of 1940, the Republican nominee Willkie essentially agreed with Roosevelt on
the issue of


The Lend-Lease Act clearlv marked


The provisions ofthe Atlantic Chartersigned by Roosevelt and Churchill in l94l included


By the fall of 1940. American warships were being attacked by German destroyers near the coast


The key issue in the failed negotiations with Japanjust before Pearl Hartror was





International economic conference on stabilizing currency that was sabotaged
by FDR


Nation to which the U.S. promised independence in the Tydings-McDuffie Act
of 1934


FDR's repudiation of Theodore Roosevelt's Corotlary to the Monroe Doctrine,
stating his intention to work cooperatively with Latin American nattons


A series of laws enacted by Congress in the mid-1930s that attempted to
prevent any American involvement in future overseas wars


Conflict between the rebel Fascist forces of General Francisco Franco and the
Loyalist government that severely tested U.S. neutrality legislation


Roosevelt's 1937 speech that proposed strong U.S. measures against overseas


European diplomatic conference in 1938 where Britain and France conceded to
Hitler's demands for Czechoslovakia


Term for the British-French policy of attempting to prevent war by granting
German demands


Leading U.S. group advocating American support for Britain in the fight againsl


Leading isolationist group advocating that America focus on continental
defense and non-involvement with the European war


Controversial l94l law that made America the
ofdemocracy" by
providing supposedly temporary military material assistance to Britain


Communist nation invaded by Hitler in June | 941 that was also aided by
American lend-lease


U-S.-British agreement of August I 941 to promote democracy and establish a
new international organization for peace


U.S, destroyer sunk by German submarines offthe coast oflceland in October
l94l, with the loss ofover a hundred men


Major American Pacific naval base devastated in a surprise attack in December

Matching People, Places and Events


Winston Churchill

Courageous prime minister


Leader of the "America First"


African nation invaded by an Italian
dictator in 1935


Dynamic dark horse

Adolf Hitler

Fanatical Fascist leader of Germany

Gerald Nye

Instigator of 1934


Nation whose sudden fall to Hitler


Site of naval base where Japan
launched a devastating surprise attack
on the United States


North Atlantic nation


Small East European democracy
betrayed into Hitler's hands at Munich

Benito Mussolini

The lesser partner

Cordell Hull

FDR's secretary of state

Joseph Stalin

Russian dictator


East European nation

Francisco Franco

Fascist rebel

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