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World History Exam

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From Iwo Jima, a plane could fly from Tokyo and back on a tank of gas
Why was Iwo Jima such a significant Island for the Americans to take?
Josef Stalin
Who was the leader of Russia During the WWII?
The Axis of Powers
What was an Alliance that began in Germany and fought against the Allied Forces in WWII?
Japan, Germany, Italy
Who were apart of the Axis of Powers?
Maginot Line
What was an immovable line developed by one of teh allied forces and was a complete failure?
France
Where was the Maginot line originated?
Blitzkrieg
What was the type of fighting Hitler used when he invaded countries. (this was a quick, silent, and very deadly full on invasion method)
America
Who gave weapons to Russia?
Germany
What country was the cause of the Holocaust?
America
Who was last to enter the war?
France
where was the location of D day?
Yes
Does this Relate to Facism? Strong Central government with very little power at local levels
no
Does this Relate to Facism? Only found in Germany
Yes
Does this Relate to Facism? Strong emphasis on military
Yes
Does this Relate to Facism? hints of racism
yes
Does this Relate to Facism?a strictly controlled economy
It couldn't move, the enemy could get around it, it only served as 1 obstacle
What were problems with the Maginot line?
France did not want to get involved in another war
why did France not decide to attack Germany for reclaiming the Rhineland in 1936?
Czechoslovakia
the Sudetenland, the third foreign soil Hitler sent his troops into, belonged to which country?
The defense strategy of the Japanese
What was island defense?
yes
Was this an action taken by Hitler in his rise to power? he wrote a book called Mein Kampf that explained what he would do as the leader of Germany
yes
Was this an action taken by Hitler in his rise to power? Tried to overthrow the Weimar Republic
no
Was this an action taken by Hitler in his rise to power? founded nazi party
yes
Was this an action taken by Hitler in his rise to power? used propaganda to make himself look better
no
Was this an action taken by Hitler in his rise to power? worked closely with his political enemies to compromise
Italy
besides Hitler in Germany where was the other European fascist leader from?
D day
What was the name given to the all out offensive to gain a foothold in mainland Europe so the Allied forces would be able to push Germany back to Germany
Poland
The invasion of this country officially started WWII.
speak
Hitler moved people and convinced them they should join the Nazi Party with his ability to __________
television
Which of the following is not an arena where Hitler used his propaganda?
Africa
Where did the first American soldiers who fought in WWII land?
Termination of political rights
which of the following is not a reason the Weimar Republic was unpopular with the German people?
Fascism
What is a form of government that puts all the power into the hands of a strong leader?
Weimar Republic
What government controlled Germany after WWI?
Hitler stopped attacking the air force and started attacking major cities in England
Why did the Battle of Britain Fail?
they ran out of supplies
Why did Hitlers invasion of Russia fail?
political left
College kids in Latin America tend to be at what point on the political spectrum?
All the nuclear silos in Cuba Removed
What did President Kennedy want to happen before he talked about peace with chairman Khrushchev of Russia?
The military did not like the direction the country was being taken
why would the military take over rule of a country from the civilian government?
no
Did United States and Cuba have a good relationship?
True
True of False? Did the United states create a naval blockade around the island of Cuba?
True
True of False? The United States tried to oust Castro with the Bay of Pigs Invasion
True
True of False? The united states supported Castro as he fought to gain power in Cuba
False
True or False? Castro started out communist
Political Instability
what was the cause of the coup d'etat?
Population
what was the cause of the mass migration to the city
debt
money used to build up national industry was the cause of what?
Communist influence
What is the cause of Threat to the national security of the United States
population
What is the cause of illiteracy?
debt
interest payments is the cause of what?
Political instability
military rule is caused by what?
they didn't have equipment to farm adequately
When the land in Latin America was given to the peasant farmers, why didn't the production output go up?
No
Is this a result of overpopulation? Better Education
No
Is this a result of overpopulation? Mass migration to the countryside
Yes
Is this a result of overpopulation? Malnutrition
Yes
Is this a result of overpopulation? Poverty
Yes
Is this a result of overpopulation? Disease
Yes
Is this a result of overpopulation? Illiteracy
taking over the assets of a foreign company
what does expropriation mean?
Brazil
Which country didn't struggle with either communism or socialism
Too much land was owned by too few people
Why were the people in Latin America demanding that the land be redistributed?
Money wasn't being distributed throughout Latin America
What is the problem with land distribution in Latin America
Cuba
What Latin American Country had the worst influence due to Communism?
The United States trained Cuban refugees to try and overthrow Fidel Castro
What was the Bay of Pigs Invasion?