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Social Studies Chp 13
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Battle of Midway
Victory for the U.S. over the Japanese in a 1942 naval battle that was a turning point for World War 2 for the Pacific.
A political philosophy that advocates a strong, centralized, and nationalistic government headed by a powerful dictator.
The National Socialist German Workers Party; came to power under Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
Germany, Italy, and their allies during World War 2.
The granting of concessions to a hostile power in order to keep the peace.
A 1941 law that allowed the United States to ship arms and supplies, without immediate payment, to nations fighting the Axis powers.
A naval base in Hawaii the was got in a surprise attack by Japan on December 7, 1941.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
General during World War 2 for the Allies in Europe.
June 6, 1944, the day the Allies invaded France during World War 2.
Battle of the Bulge
A month-long battle of World War 2 in which the Allies turned back the last major German offensive of the war.
In 1945, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin discussed plans for the end of World War 2 and the future of Europe.
The systematic killing by Germans during World War 2 of about 6 million Jews as well as millions from other ethnic groups.
Bataan Death March
In 1942, the Japanese marched 70,000 Filipino and American soldiers 60 miles to a prison camp.
A World War 2 strategy in which the Allies invaded islands that the Japanese weakly defended in order to stage further attacks.
The top-secret program set up in 1942 to build an atomic bomb.
A city in Japan that was bombed by the U.S.
War Production Board
Guides factories to produce weapons for the Allied forces. Built 300,000 aircraft a and 75,000 ships. Manufactured 60% of Allied ammunition.
Families received a fixed amount of a certain item or food.
Rosie the Riveter
An image of a strong woman hard at work at an arms factory during World War 2.
A. Philip Randolph
An African American labor leader
The hiring of Mexican American to work on farms during World War 2.
The removal of Japanese Americans from the Pacific Coast.
Gave $13 billion dollars to nations in Europe to help boost economy.
G.I. Bill of Rights
Provided educational and economical help to veterans.
Trial ago angst Nazi leaders where 19 were found guilty and 12 were sentenced to death.
Designed to keep peace and 50 nations united to keep peace.
Became dictator of Italy in 1925 and used Fascism and was on the Axis powers.
Became dictator of Germany in 1933 and uses fascism and dictatorship an was on the Axis powers.
Became dictator of the Soviet Union in 1924 and used communism and was on the Allies.
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