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During World War II, Americans bought over $150 billion worth of bonds in order to
lend the government money to pay for the war
The cost-plus system sped up war production by
providing larger profits for companies that worked fast and produced a lot
The US caused massive fires in Tokyo by dropping bombs filled with
The Office of Price Administration began rationing, or limiting the availability of, many consumer products to make sure enough were available for
In 1942 Secretary of War Henry Stimson declared most of the West Coast a military zone and ordered all people of Japanese ancestry to relocate to
The International Military Tribunal was created to
punish German and Japanese military leaders
During World War II, the army enlisted women for the first time, although they were barred from
Which event finally brought the United States into World War II?
the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
At the Tehran Conference, President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin agreed
that the Soviet Union would help fight Japan after Germany was defeated
Mobilizing the American economy for World War II created almost 19 million new jobs and
finally ending the Great Depression
The last, desperate German offensive of the war became known as
the Battle of the Bulge
What was the Manhattan Project?
the plan to develop the atomic bomb
Which nation was defeated at the Battle of Midway after its plans of an attack were intercepted?
Where did the US drop the atomic bombs?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Who were the defendants as the Nuremberg trials?
The problem of ______ was targeted by the Office of Price Administration
To protest discrimination, ________ organized a march on Washington on July 1, 1941.
A. Phillip Randolph
The Battle of the Bulge was significant because it marked the ________
last German offensive
The Allied invasion of _________ was given the code name D-Day
V-E Day, or May 8th, 1945, was the day when ___________
Truman's goal in deciding to drop the atomic bomb was to __________
end the war and save American lives
Roosevelt's choice to remove people of Japanese ancestry to internment camps was a response to
strong anti-Japanese sentiment
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